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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 Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The American ...

Edward Robinson - 1847
...been my books," he exclaims, in that most affecting prayer which breathes the very soul of penitence, "but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought Thee in the courts, the fields, and the gardens; but I have found Thee in thy temples." This very reverence for Scripture...
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Lectures on the Bible, to the young

John Eadie - Bible - 1848 - 152 pages
...the same experience, — " I have delighted in the brightness of thy temple. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more; I have sought...and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples."* Who that has felt these emotions, will ever cease to remember the Bible— " That Holy Book, on every...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1848 - 455 pages
...dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, hol tfcj seriptures much more. I have sought thee in the courts, fields, and gardens, but 1 have found thte In thy temples." 1 So in the Religio Medici, Sir Thomas Brown says, " For my religion,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...rain ; and that it might stretch her branches to the seas and to the floods. Thy creatures have been take good at God's hands, The same holy feeling appears in all his important works. The preface to his Instaurado Magna opens...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...appropriate, and sublimely expressed. There is no " natural theology" about them. " Thy creatures have been my books, but thy scriptures much more. I have sought...the courts, fields, and gardens, but I have found tJiee in thy temples." What are the confessions of his frailty to man, compared with these ? " O Lord,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Natural history - 1850 - 589 pages
...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, and gardens, but Г have found thee in thy temples, r Thousands have been my sins, and ten thousands rny transgressions...
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Death-bed Scenes, Or, Dying with and Without Religion: Designed to ...

Davis Wasgatt Clark - Christian martyrs - 1851 - 569 pages
...which we record as his last testimony:—" Thy creatures, 0 Lord, have been my books, but thy holy Scriptures much more. I have sought thee in the courts, fields, and gardens; but I have found thee, 0 God, in thy sanctuary, thy temples." 28. JOHN WELCH. "0 what new life I feel! Being of beings, how...
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Death-bed Scenes, Or, Dying with and Without Religion: Designed to ...

Davis Wasgatt Clark - Christian martyrs - 1851 - 569 pages
...which we record as his last testimony : — " Thy creatures, O Lord, have been my books, but thy holy Scriptures much more. I have sought thee in the courts, fields, and gardens ; but 1 have found thee, 0 God, in thy sanctuary, thy temples." 38. JOHN WELCH. • "O what new life I feel...
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FRANCIS BACON

BASIL MONTAGU, ESG - 1852
...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 have been my sins, and ten thousands my transgress] ons ; but thy sanctifications have remained with me, and my heart, through thy grace, hath...
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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...; and that it might stretch her branches to the seas and to the floods. Thy creatures have been rny books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought...and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples." The same holy feeling appears in all his important works. The preface to his Instauratio Magna opens...
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