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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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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...measure 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...strong devotion to the skies aspires, Pour forth thy fervors for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resignVI; For love, which scarce collective...
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Life-lights of song, ed. by D. Page, Volume 1

Life-lights - 1864
...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...to the skies aspires, Pour forth thy fervours for a peaceful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resign'd ; For love, which scarce collective man can fill...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...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...strong devotion to the skies aspires, Pour forth thy fervors for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, anil a will resign'd ; For love, which scarce collective...
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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 9

Penny readings - 1866
...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 resigned ; For love, which scarce collective man can fill ; For patience, sovereign o'er transmuted...
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Longer English poems, with notes, ed. by J.W. Hales

John Wesley Hales - 1872
...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...healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resign'd ; 360 For faith, that, panting for a happier seat, Counts death kind Nature's signal of retreat : These...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - English poetry - 1918 - 364 pages
...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 resigned; For love, which scarce collective man can fill; For patience, sovereign o'er transmuted ill;...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - English poetry - 1918 - 364 pages
...specious prayer. Implore His aid, in His decisions rest, Secure, whate'er He gives, He gives the hest. Yet when the sense of sacred presence fires, And strong...for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resigned; For love, which scarce collective man can fill; For patience, sovereign o'er transmuted ill;...
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Addison to Blake

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1921
...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...sacred presence fires, And strong devotion to the skies asp1res, Pour forth thy fervours for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resigned ; For...
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the practice of critism

...Voice, But leave to Heav'n the Measure and the Choice: Safe in his Pow'r, whose Eyes discern afar y The secret Ambush of a specious Pray'r. Implore his...Presence fires, And strong Devotion to the Skies aspires, 10 Pour forth thy Fervours for a healthful Mind, Obedient Passions, and a Will resign'd; For Love,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

Robert Anderson - 1973 - 639 pages
...admirable conclusion of the satire is improved into an impressive lesson of piety and resignation. " Pour forth thy fervours for a healthful mind, Obedient...passions, and a will resign'd ; For love, which scarce collectire man can fill ; For patience, sovereign o'er transmuted ill ; For faith, that, panting for...
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