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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 Sabbath Viewed in the Light of Reason, Revelation, and History: With ...

James Gilfillan - Sabbath - 1862 - 635 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...and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples." z Laplace, a fitting judge, has observed that the discoveries and profound views presented in The Principia,...
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THE WORKS OF JOSEPH ADDISON VOL. III

1864
...displeasure ; but I have been as a dove, free Mm superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy scriptures much more* I have sought...fields, and gardens, but I have found thee in thy tern pies. No, 268.] 99 46 Thousands have been my sins, and ten thousands my transgressions, but thy...
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...the sun almost to "go down upon my wrath." I have been prompt in forgiving. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought thee in courts,1 fields, and gardens ; but I ha re found thee in thy temples. Taousands have been my sins,...
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The Word of God Opened: Its Inspiration, Canon, and Interpretation ...

Bradford Kinney Peirce - Bible - 1868 - 223 pages
...Sir Francis Bacon, " have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have Bacon. sought thee in courts, fields, and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples." " Let others," said John Milton, " dread and shun the Scriptures for their darkness ; I shall wish...
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The Word of God Opened: Its Inspiration, Canon, and Interpretation ...

Bradford Kinney Peirce - Bible - 1868 - 223 pages
...eloquence, as well as of all good and all comfort." " Thy creatures," said Sir Francis Bacon, " have bceu my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought thee in courts, fields, and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples." " Let others," said John Milton,...
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The Future State and Free Discussion: Four Sermons Preached in the First ...

Laurentine Hamilton - Presbyterian Church - 1869 - 82 pages
...and which we record as his last testimony: " Thy creatures, O Lord, hare been my books, but thy holy Scriptures much more. I have sought thee in the courts, fields, and gardens ; but I have found thee, O God, in thy sanctuary— thy temples!" • 33. JOHN WELCH, the son-in-law of JOHN KNOX, was one of...
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THE WORKS OF JOSEPH ADDISON

GEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE - 1870
...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...me, and my heart (through thy grace) hath been an uncjuenched coal upon thine altar. " 0 Lord, my strength ! I have since my youth met with thee in all...
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Thoughts, philosophical and medical, selected from the works of Francis ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1870
...divisions of thy church : 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." And his last literary work was a " Translation of certain Psalms into English verse," which ho dedicated...
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HOMAGE OF EMINENT PERSONS TO THE BOOK

SAMUEL W. BAILEY - 1871
...Sottrce of Theology. fTHHY creatures have been my books, but JL Thy Scriptures much more : I have Bought Thee in the courts, fields, and gardens, but I have found Thee in Thy temples. I am persuaded, that if the choicest and best of those observations upon texts of Scripture which have...
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The New Englander

Criticism - 1872
...unite with the father of modern philosophy in the reverential meditation : '' Thy creatures have been my books, but Thy Scriptures much more, I have sought...and gardens, but I have found Thee in Thy temples." "Let no man upon a weak conceit of sobriety or an ill-applied moderation, think or maintain that a...
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