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" Not to my wish, but to my want, Do thou thy gifts apply .. Unask'd, what good thou knowest, grant ; What ill, though ask'd, deny. "
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1863
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The Sacred Lyre: Comprising Poems, Devotional, Moral and Preceptive ...

1828 - 398 pages
...subdued, Since oft my stubborn will Prepost'rous shuns the latent good, And grasps the specious ill ; Not to my wish, but to my want, Do thou thy gifts...Unask'd, what good thou knowest, grant ; What ill, tho' ask'd, deny. MERRICE. ON THE DEATH OF THE REV. MR. KENNETH BAYNE, GREENOCK. Ir sorrow's holiest...
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Murray's English Reader

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1829 - 318 pages
...stubborn will Preposterous sbuns the latent good, And grasps the specious ill. Not to my wish, but to 7ny want, Do thou thy gifts apply ; Unask'd, what good...thou knowest grant : What ill, though ask'd, deny. Compassion. I have found out a gift for my fair; 1 have found where the wood pigeons breed t J'ut let...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1830 - 244 pages
...subdu'd, Since oft my stubborn will Prepost'rous shuns the latent good, And grasps the specious ill, Not to my wish, but to my want, Do thou thy gifts...apply ; Unask'd, what good thou knowest grant; What iimhoiigh ask'd, deny. Compassion. I have found out a gift for my fair ; I have found where the wood-pigeons...
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A selection of hymns and psalms for Christian worship, by H.E. Howse, junr

Christian worship - 1830 - 482 pages
...good ! to thee I turn, Thy ever watchful eye, Alone can all my wants discern, Thy hand alone supply. 3 Not to my wish, but to my want, Do thou thy gifts apply ; The good unask'd, O Father ! grant, The ill, tho' ask'd, deny. ' 370. c. M. Condescension of God...
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Introduction to the English Reader, Or A Selection of Pieces: In Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - 1831 - 180 pages
...subdc'd, Since oft my stubborn will Prepost'rous shuns the latenfgood, And grasps the specious ill ; 8. Not to my wish, but to my want, Do thou thy gifts...thou knowest grant; What ill, though ask'd, deny. " . -fl <.* SECTION XVL The happy choice. 1. BESET with snares on ev'ry hand, lu life's uncertain...
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Introduction to the English Reader: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - 1831 - 182 pages
...subdu'd,, Since oft my stubborn will Ptepost'rous shuns the latent gooilj And grasps the specious ill 8. Not to my wish, but to my want, Do thou thy gifts...apply: Unask'd, what good thou knowest grant What ill, tho' aak'd, deny.SECTION XVI . • The happy choice. 1. BESET with mares on ev'ry hand, In life's uncertain...
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Introduction to the English Reader: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - 1831 - 178 pages
...subdu'd, Since oft my stubborn will Prepost'rous shuns the latent good, And grasps the specious ill 8. Not to my wish, but to my want, Do thou thy gifts...: Unask'd, what good thou knowest grant What ill, tho' ask'd, deny. SECTION XVL The happy choice. 1. BESET with snares on ev'ry hand, In life's uncertain...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, from the Best Writers

Lindley Murray - 1832 - 260 pages
...subdu'd, Since oft my stubborn will . Prepost'rous shuns the latent good, And grasps the specious ill. Not to my wish, but to my want, ... .- - ;•' •••...apply ; ..^ Unask'd, what good thou knowest grant ; ,••••,-. •...}. o What ill, though ask'd, dewy. •; .,;, , , • •" , . Compassion....
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The Honeysuckle: Or, Poetical Sweets that Never Cloy: Original and Selected

1840 - 118 pages
...feet secure ; O lead me far from ill ; And keep me upright, just, and pure, In act, in word, and will. Not to my wish, but to my want, Do thou thy gifts...thou knowest, grant ; What ill, though ask'd, deny. Gratitude to Teachers. Oh smile on those whose time and care Are spent on our instruction here, And...
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Flowers of poetry, for young persons: a companion to miss Taylor's ..., Volume 1

Flowers - 1835 - 174 pages
...subdued, Since oft my stubborn will, Prepost'rous, shuns the latent good, And grasps the specious ill; Not to my wish, but to my want, Do thou thy gifts...thou knowest grant; What ill, though ask'd, deny. LXX1I. YOUTH AND AGE. WITH cheerful step the traveller f Pursues his early way, When first the dimly-dawning...
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