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" What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile : In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown ; The heathen, in his blindness, Bows down to wood and stone... "
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship - Page 492
1835 - 560 pages
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The Child's companion

1799 - 396 pages
...give the Holy Scriptures to the world, without note or comment, at the smallest possible expense ? Shall we, whose souls are lighted By wisdom from on...to men benighted The lamp of life deny ? Salvation, oh ! salvation, The joyful sound proclaim, Till each remotest nation H;is learned Messiah's name. INFANT'S...
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Scripture Illustrated by Engravings: Designed from Existing Authorities ...

Bible - 1799 - 224 pages
...penned these lines : — JEREMIAH MOURNING THE DEATH OF JOSIAH. Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life deny ? Salvation ! 0 salvation ! The joyful sound proclaim, , Till each remotest nation Has learned Messiah's name....
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Psalms and Hymns : with the Catechism, Confession of Faith, and Liturgy of ...

John Henry Livingston - Hymns, English - 1814 - 696 pages
...the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Tho' ev'ry prospect pleases, And only man is vile ; In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are...wood and stone. 3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life deny 1 Salvation ! O Salvation...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 7

1827 - 452 pages
...lavish kindness The gifts of Cod are strewn ; The heathen In their blindness Bow down to wood and stone. Shall we, whose souls are lighted By wisdom from on high, Shall we to man benighted The lamp of light deny ( Salvation IO Salvation! The joyful sound proclaim, Till each...
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The Friendly Visitor, Volume 19

William Carus Wilson - Theology - 1837 - 668 pages
...the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's islef Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile? In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are...heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone." When, O when shall these desolate places of the earth, spiritually bud and blossom as the rose? When...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 9

1847 - 648 pages
...weeping heart, of Heber's lines. What ' Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile ? What though with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown ?...Heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone.' On my return, I found that the serpent (boa-constrictor) which is worshipped in a house immediately...
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The baptist Magazine

1823 - 570 pages
...the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle. Though every prospect pleases. And only man is vile? In vain, with lavish kindness, The gifts of God are...heathen, in his blindness, Bows down to wood and stone* Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high. Shall we to men benighted The lamp of light...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 3

1823 - 594 pages
...the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Though ev'ry prospect pleases, And only man is vile: In vain, with lavish kindness, The gifts of God are...Heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone. Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 1

Missions - 1823 - 600 pages
...the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Tho' every prospect pleases, And only man is vile ; In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are...heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone. Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life...
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Missionary Register

Missions - 1823 - 610 pages
...down to wood and stone. Shall we whose sonls are lighted, By wisdom from on high, Slinll we to man benighted The lamp of life deny? Salvation! O Salvation!...joyful sound proclaim, • Till each remotest nation Hits learnt Messiah's Name. Waft, waft, ye winds, His story, And you, ye waters, roll ; Till, like...
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