Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 165 on Such a nation might truly say to corruption, thou art my father, and to the worm,....
" Such a nation might truly say to corruption, thou art my father, and to the worm, thou art my mother and my sister. "
Sermons on Various Subjects: With a Prefatory Discourse on Mistakes ... - Page 207
by Thomas Hartley - 1754 - 302 pages
Full view - About this book

The whole works of the most Rev. James Ussher...: with a life of the author...

James Ussher - 1660
...kindred, and though before he had affinity with the greatest, yet here he gets a new affinity : " He saith to corruption, thou art my father, and to the worm, thou art my mother and my sister." The worm is our best kindred here ; the worm is our best bed ; yea worms thy best covering"....
Full view - About this book

Eleven sermons, by J. Piggott, being all that were printed in his life-time ...

John Piggott, Joseph Stennett - 1714
...this Book, is very exprefs in this matter ; Job 17. 13, ff i wit, the Grave is my ffoufe / have faid to Corruption, Thou art my Father , and to the? Worm, Thou art my Mother, and my Sifter. He expedted to be gnawn by Worms, and to become an Entertainment for the moft contemptible Infeds....
Full view - About this book

The practice of piety. Amplified by the author (L. Baily).

Lewis Bayly (bp. of Bangor.) - 1719
...dofl now fo dainitly feed, muft be fthou knoweft not how {bon) Meat for Worms: c When thoti Jbalt fy to corruption, thou art my Father, and to the Worm, thou art my Mother, and my Sifter. 7. Meditate, how that many a d Man's Tallt is made his Snare'. So that through his Intemperance and...
Full view - About this book

The Spectator: ...

1737
...Perfection as his Father, and the iighefl Order of Spirits as his Brethren, may in another refpect fay to Corruption, thou art my Father, and to the Worm, thou art my Mother and my Sifter, 0' H No.5-io. Monday, Oftobenj. IQuis defidtriojtt puAor aut modus Tam chari capitis ! Hor. Mr. SPECTATOR,...
Full view - About this book

Meditations Among the Tombs: In a Letter to a Lady

James Hervey - Death - 1746 - 86 pages
...Pretenfkms. They acknowlege Kindred with creeping Things, and quarter Arms with the meaneft Reptiles, *' They fay to Corruption, Thou art my " Father ; and to the Worm, Thou art my *' Mother and my Sifter." O mortifying Truth! Sufficient, one wou'd think, to wean the moft fanguine Appetite from this tranfitory...
Full view - About this book

Fifty sermons on several subjects and occasions, Volume 3

Charles Wheatly - 1746
...that " unite the vifible and invifible World toge" ther? Infomuch that he who in one Re" fpect may fay to Corruption, Thou art my " Father, and to the Worm, Thou art my «, .Mother and my Sifttr, Job xvii. 14. may " in another Refpe<3 be aflbciated with An"gels and Archangels, may look...
Full view - About this book

Meditations and Contemplations: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

James Hervey - Meditations - 1748
...Pretenfions. They acknowlege Kindred with creeping Things, and quarter Arms with the meaneft Reptiles. " They fay to Corruption, <' Thou art my Father ; and to the Worm, Thou. " art my Mother and my Sifter." — Q mortifying Truth ! Sufficient, one would think, to wean the moft fanguine Appetite from this...
Full view - About this book

Horę Lyricę: Poems, Chiefly of the Lyric Kind, in Three Books, Sacred : I ...

Isaac Watts - English poetry - 1753 - 299 pages
...Diforder, and where the Light is as Darknefs. 'This is my Houfe, there have I made my Bed : I have faid to Corruption, Thou art my Father, and to the Worm, Thou art my Mother and my Si/ler : As for my Hope, who jh all fee it ? I and my Hope go down together to the Bars of the Pit,...
Full view - About this book

The Evidences of the Christian Religion

Joseph Addison - Apologetics - 1753 - 330 pages
...father, and the higheft order of fpirits as his brethren, may in another refpect fay to corruption, tbou art my father, and to the worm, thou art my mother and my Jifter. O Fades non omnibus ana, Nee dwerfa tamen ,. Ovid. THOSE who were skilful in anatomy among...
Full view - About this book

Theron and Aspasio: or, A series of dialogues and letters, upon ..., Volume 3

James Hervey - 1767
...xxv. 40. t Johnxvii. 22, 23. I Eph. iii. 19. How pleafing, yet how amazing the Thought ? Shall We, who fay to Corruption, Thou art my Father; and to the Worm, Thou art my Mother and my Sifter * : fliall We be permitted to fay, concerning the HEAD of all Principality and Power, We are Members...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF