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" WHEN I survey the bright Celestial sphere; So rich with jewels hung, that night Doth like an Ethiop bride appear: My soul her wings doth spread And heaven-ward flies, The Almighty's mysteries to read In the large volumes of the skies. For the bright firmament... "
The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 24
1832
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J. Beaumont, G. and P. Fletcher, F. Beaumont, Browne, Davenant, Habington ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...Ccclestiall spheare : So rich with jewels nun;, that night Deth like an Ethiop bride appeaie : My soule her wings doth spread, And heaven-ward flies. The...large volumes of the skies. For the bright firmament Shootcs forth no flame So silent, but is eloquent In speaking the Creator's name. No unregarded star...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 5

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...The Almighty's mysteries to read In the large volumes of the skies. For the bright firmament Shootes forth no flame So silent, but is eloquent In speaking the Creator's name. No unregarded star Contraets its light Into so small a eharaeter, Remov'd far from our humane sight : But if we stedfast...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 14

1854
...; Loud as night's thunder Ascends the glad psalm. — QJP CELESTIAL OBJECTS. AUGUST, 1854. :1 WEM I survey the bright Celestial sphere, So rich with...mysteries to read In the large volumes of the skies. CELESTIAL OJUKCTS. " For the bright firmament Shoots forth no flame, So client, but is eloquent In...
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The Lady's Magazine and Museum, Volume 11

English literature - 1837
...Penseroso" section, we gather a poem often quoted from, but seldom seen : — THE MI\ Mir rt OF HABINGTON. " When I survey the bright Celestial sphere So rich...unregarded star Contracts its light Into so small a character Removed far from hnman sight, " But if we steadfast look, We shall discern In it, as in some...
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The Year Book of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - Almanacs, British - 1832 - 822 pages
...piers, and the ocean engulfed numberless ships and sailors, with an immense amount of property. NIGHT. When I survey the bright Celestial sphere : So rich...night Doth like an Ethiop bride appear : My soul her wing doth spread. And heaven-ward fliee, The Almighty's mysteries to read In the large volume of the...
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Sacred Poetry of the Seventeenth Century: Including the Whole of ..., Volume 2

Richard Cattermole - Christian poetry, English - 1836
...lost in death's cold night, Who will remember, now I write ? " NIGHT SHOWETH KNOWLEDGE."— DAVID. WHEN I survey the bright Celestial sphere, So rich...unregarded star Contracts its light Into so small a character, Remov'd far from our human sight; But if we steadfast look We shall discern In it, as in...
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Sacred Poetry of the Seventeenth Century: Including the Whole of ..., Volume 2

Giles Fletcher - English poetry - 1836 - 399 pages
...lost in death's cold night, Who will remember, now I write ? " NIGHT SHOWETH KNOWLEDGE."— DAVID. WHEN I survey the bright Celestial sphere, So rich...unregarded star Contracts its light Into so small a character, Remov'd far from our human sight; But if we steadfast look We shall discern In it, as in...
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Life on the Lakes: Being Tales and Sketches Collected During a ..., Volume 2

Chandler Robbins Gilman - Great Lakes - 1836
...those faintly blushing rays were most beautiful. I thought of those sweet lines of old Habingdon : " When I survey the bright Celestial sphere, So rich...bride appear ; My soul her wings doth spread, And upward flies, Th' Almighty mysteries to read In the large volume of the skies." Then came recollections...
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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - Elocution - 1840 - 288 pages
...noisome grave. Like a disabled pitcher of no use. — Blair. LESSON LXXXI. The Firmament. — HABINOTON. WHEN I survey the bright Celestial sphere ; So rich...unregarded star Contracts its light Into so small a character Removed far from our human sight ; But, if we steadfast look We shall discern In it, as in...
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Gems of sacred poetry [ed. by R. Cattermole?].

Gems - 1841
...For both dissolve to air, if Thou Thy influence but withdraw. NOX NOCTI INDICAT SCIENTIAM.— DAVID. WHEN I survey the bright Celestial sphere, So rich...soul her wings doth spread, And heavenward flies, Th' Almighty's mysteries to read In the large volume of the skies. For the bright firmament Shoots...
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