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" Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought thee in the courts, fields, and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples. "
The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison - Page 456
by Joseph Addison - 1804
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The British Essayists;: Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...displeasure ; but 1 have been, as a dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy scriptures much more. I have sought...courts, fields, and gardens ; but I have found thee hi thy temples. " Thousands have been my sins, and ten thousands my transgressions, but thy sanctifkations...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose: Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - Children - 1808 - 1120 pages
...displeasures, but I have been as a dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought thee in the courts, fields, and gardens; but 1 have found thee in thy temples. Thousands Thousands have been my sins, anrlten thousands my transgressions,...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Tatler

English essays - 1809
...displeasure ; but I have been, as a dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy scriptures much more. I have sought thee in the courts, fields, * The approach of Christmas. and gardens ; but I have found thee in thy temples. "Thousands have been...
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Elegant extracts, Volume 55

Elegant extracts - 1816
...displeasures, but I have been as a dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought...sins, and ten thousands my transgressions, but thy sanctifi cations have remained with me, and my heart (through thy grace) hath been an unquenchcd coal...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...displeasure ; but I have been as a dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought...thousands my transgressions ; but thy sanctifications have reĢ mained with me, and my heart, through thy grace, hath been an unquenched coal upon tliine altar....
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 6

1842
...as the Christian faith. I have delighted in the brightness of Thy sanctuary Thy creatures have been my books, but Thy Scriptures much more. I have sought...and gardens, but I have found Thee in thy temples." 9. SIR ISAAC NEWTON. " We account the Scriptures the most sublime philosophy." 10. SELDEN. "There is...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1839
...philosophical, testified in his prayers his attachment to the same holy volume : " Thy creatures have been my books ; but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought thee in the courts, fields, and gardens ; hut have found thee in thy temples !" Reverence for the Scripture is perfectly consistent with the...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

1847
...displeasure ; but I have been as a dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought thee in courts, fields, and gardens ; but I have found thee in thy temples. Thousands have been my sins, and...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces Biographical, Historical ..., Volumes 5-6

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...displeasure; but I have been, as a dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought...grace, hath been an unquenched coal upon thine altar. ' 0 Lord, my strength ! I have since my youth met with thee in all my ways, by thy fatherly compassions,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1824 - 788 pages
...displeasures, but I have been as a dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought...have found thee in thy temples. Thousands have been ray sins, and ten thousands my transgressions, but thy sanctifications have remained with me, and my...
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