The Poems of William B. Tappan, Volume 2

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H. Perkins, 1834 - American poetry - 360 pages
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Page 17 - THERE is an hour of peaceful rest, To mourning wanderers given ; There is a joy for souls distressed, A balm for every wounded breast — 'Tis found above, in heaven.
Page 97 - Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not ; for I am not yet ascended to my Father ; but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father, and to my God and your God.
Page 116 - And he said, BLESSED be the Lord God of Shem ; And Canaan shall be his servant. God shall enlarge Japheth, And he shall dwell in the tents of Shem ; And Canaan shall be his servant.
Page 324 - And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand; and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews ! And they spit upon him, and took the reed and smote him on the head.
Page 17 - There is a home for weary souls By sin and sorrow driven; When tossed on life's tempestuous shoals, Where storms arise, and ocean rolls, And all is drear but heaven. There faith lifts up her cheerful eye, To brighter prospects given; And views the tempest passing by, The evening shadows quickly fly, And all serene in heaven.
Page 17 - And all serene in heaven. 4 There fragrant flowers immortal bloom, And joys supreme are given ; There rays divine disperse the gloom; Beyond the dark and narrow tomb Appears the dawn of heaven.
Page 128 - The heathen will hasten to welcome the time, The day-spring the prophet in vision once saw, When the beams of Messiah will illumine each clime, And the isles of the ocean shall wait for his law.
Page 38 - Tis midnight ; and for others' guilt The man of sorrows weeps in blood ; Yet he that hath in anguish knelt Is not forsaken by his God.
Page 37 - TIS midnight ; and on Olive's brow The star is dimmed that lately shone 'Tis midnight ; in the garden, now, The suffering Saviour prays alone. 2...
Page 116 - Cursed be Canaan. A servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.

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