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" Implore his aid, in his decisions rest, Secure whate'er he gives, he gives the best. Yet when the sense of sacred presence fires, And strong devotion to the skies aspires, Pour forth thy fervours for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ... - Page 119
by James Boswell - 1874
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835
...may hear, nor deem Religion vain. Still raise for good the supplicating voice, But leave to Heaven erform its promise, but nothing more than silence...effect was perceived. Upon their return they examined resigned; For love, which scarce collective man can fill; For patience, sovereign o'er transmuted ill;...
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Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell [ed. by J.W. Croker].

John Wilson Croker - 1836
...and the choice. Safe in His power, whose eyes discern afar The secret ambush of a specious prayer; Implore His aid, in His decisions rest, Secure whate'er...for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resign 'd, For love, which scarce collective man can fill; for patience, sov reign o'er transmuted...
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Juvenal

Juvenal - Latin poetry - 1837 - 58 pages
...eyes discern afar The secret ambush of a specious pray'r, Implore his aid, in his decisions rest, 355 Secure whate'er he gives, he gives the best. Yet when...healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resign'd; 360 For love, which scarce collective man can fill; For patience, sov'reign o'er transmuted ill; For...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - 1842 - 529 pages
...inquired of the poet, whether we shall upon no occasion implore the mercy of the skies? He replies: — Yet when the sense of sacred presence fires, And strong...for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resign' d, For love, which scarce collective man can fill; For patience, sov'reign o'er transmuted...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1842 - 529 pages
...inquired of the poet, whether we shall upon no occasion implore the mercy of the skies? He replies: — Yet when the sense of sacred presence fires, And strong...fervours for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a witl resign' d, For love, which scarce collective man can Jitl; For patience, sov'reign o'er transmuted...
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Selected letters, ed. by T. Chamberlain

Selected letters - 1842
...lines of Johnson may be applied to the communion : " But when the sense of sacred presence fires, A strong devotion to the skies aspires, Pour forth thy...mind, Obedient passions, and a will resign'd; For patience, sovereign o'er transmuted ill ; For love, which scarce collective man can fill ; For faith,...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...and the choice. Safe in his power, whose eyes discern afar The secret ambush of a specious prayer. which did him so resigned ; For love, which scarce collective man can fill ; For patience, sovereign o'er transmuted...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...and the choice. Safe in his power, whose eyes discern afar The secret ambush3 of a specious prayer. Implore his aid, in his decisions rest, Secure whate'er...for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resigned ; For love, which scarce collective man4 can fill; For patience, sovereign o'er transmuted...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...and the choice; Safe in His power, whose eye discerns afar The secret ambush of a specious prayer. Implore His aid; in His decisions rest; Secure —...sacred presence fires, And strong devotion — to the sides aspires, Pour forth thy fervors — for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resigned;...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 384 pages
...specious prayer. Implore His aid; in His decisions rest; Secure— whuie'er He gives, he gives the bai. Yet, when the sense of sacred presence fires, And...strong devotion — to the skies aspires, Pour forth tiiy fervors — for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a n-itt resigned ; For love, which scarce...
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