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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 Life of Faith: In Three Parts; Embracing Some of the Scriptural ...

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Religion, Personal - 1856 - 480 pages
...hence it is, that Lord Bacon has remarked with so much truth and beauty : " Thy creatures have been my books, but thy scriptures much more. I have sought thee in fields and gardens ; but have found thee in thy temples." 10. — The Bible may be regarded as a sort...
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The Star of Bethlehem and the Magi from the East. A sermon on Matt. ii. 2 ...

John Wilson - 1857
...his experience and disappointments and errors as a courtier and statesman, " Thy creatures have been my books, but Thy Scriptures much more : I have sought Thee in the courts, fields, and groves, but I have found Thee in Thy temples," and his decided declaration, to man, " There never was...
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The British Essayists: Tatler.-v. 5-12. Spectator.-v. 13-15. Guardian.-v. 16 ...

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1856
...courts, fields, and gardens ; but I have found thee in thy temples. * The approach of Christmas, " Thousands have been my sins, and ten thousands' my transgressions, but thy t-anctifications have remained with me, and my heart, through thy grace, hath been an unquenched coal...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature: And British and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Austin Allibone - American literature - 1858
...ix-riptuivs much more. Î have rough t thee in the courts, fields, and gardens; but, 1 have found theĞ in thy temples. "Thousands have been my sins, and...me, And my heart, through thy grace, hath been an uuqueuched coal upon thine altar. "O Lord, my strength! T have sinco my youth met with thee m all my...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1859
...have been as a dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, bat thy scriptures much more. I have sought thee in the...and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples." 1 So in the Rellgio Medici, Sir Thomas Brown says, " For my religion, though there be several circumstances...
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The Power of Religion on the Mind, in Retirement, Affliction, and at the ...

Lindley Murray - Christian biography - 1859 - 372 pages
...been my books, but thy Scriptures much more so. I have sought thee in the courts, the fields, and the gardens ; but I have found thee in thy temples. "...sins, and ten thousands my transgressions : but thy eanctifications have remained with me, and my heart, through thy grace, hath been an unquenched coal...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature, and British and American ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - American literature - 1859 - 3140 pages
...but thy Scriptures much more. 1 have sought thee in the courts, fields, and gardens; but 1 have {bund thee In thy temples. "Thousands have been my sins, and ten thousands my transgressions, but thy sanctlfications have remained with me, and my heart, through thy grace, bath been an nnquenched coal...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1859
...been as a dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have heen my booki, hut ibir scriptures much more. I have sought thee in the courts, fields, and gnnlens, but I have found thee in thy temples." 1 80 in the Religio Medici, Sir Thomas Brown says....
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The Family treasury of Sunday reading, ed. by A. Cameron (W. Arnot ...

rev Andrew Cameron - 1860
...those words of one of the profoundest of Christian philosophers—" Thy creatures have been тау books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought thee in the courts, fields, gardens, but I have found thee in thy temple." Two days have passed, and he has found his way into...
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The Sabbath Viewed in the Light of Reason, Revelation, and History with ...

James Gilfillan - Sabbath - 1861 - 575 pages
...the assemblies, I have delighted in the brightness of thy sanctuary. . . . Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought...fields, and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples."2 Laplace, a fitting judge, has observed that the discoveries and profound views presented...
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