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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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Introduction to the English Reader, Or A Selection of Pieces: In Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - 1835 - 180 pages
...Frepost'rous shuns the latent good, And grasps the specious ill; 8. Not to my wish, hut to my want, Do thow thy gifts apply : Unask'd, what good thou knowest grant; What ill, though ask'd, deny. SEC'TION XVL The happy choice. 1. BESET with snares on ev'ry hand, In life's flncer'tain path I stand...
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Introduction to the English Reader: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - 1836 - 290 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...thou knowest, grant ; What ill, though ask'd, deny. MERRICK. SECTION XVI. The happy choice, BESET with snares on ev'ry hand, In life's uncertain path I...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1836 - 264 pages
...subdu'd, Since oft my stubborn will Prepost'rous jjhuns 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 th<n knowest grant ; What ill, though ask'd, deny. Compassion. I have found out a gift for my fair...
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The English Reader; Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1839 - 276 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 then knowest grant ; What ill, though ask'd, deny. Compassion. " . I have found out a gift for my fair...
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Gems of sacred poetry [ed. by R. Cattermole?].

Gems - 1841 - 624 pages
...subdued, Since oft my stubborn will, Preposterous shuns the latent good, And grasps the specious ill, Not to my wish, but to my want, Do Thou thy gifts supply; Unasked, what good Thou knowest, grant, What ill, though asked, deny. NUNC DIMITTIS. 'Tis enough—...
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Lessons for young persons in humble life [by E. Frank].

Elizabeth Frank - 1842 - 304 pages
...Thy love my footsteps guide : ^ That love shall all vain loves expel ; That fear, all fears beside. Not to my wish, but to my want, Do thou thy gifts...thou knowest, grant ; What ill, though ask'd, deny. 4. For spiritual and temporal blessings* Save me, O Lord, from foolish pride, Or impious discontent,...
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Scripture portions for the afflicted, especially the sick; with reflections ...

1845 - 226 pages
...sanctiffbation, which is the only means to a happy vision of God ! — CHARNOCK. Not to my wish, but to my wants, Do thou thy gifts apply : Unask'd what good thou knowest grant, What ill, though ask'd, deny. — MERRICK ISA. i. 5. — Why should ye be stricken any more ? ye will revolt more and more. Where...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845 - 490 pages
...subdued, Since oft my stubborn will,3 Preposterous, shuns the latent good, And grasps the specious ill ;4 Not to my wish, but to my want, Do thou thy gifts apply : Unasked, what good thou knowest, grant ; What ill, though asked, deny. Merrich. 1 Thy love, fa—...
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Introduction to the English Reader, Or A Selection of Pieces: In Prose and ...

Lindley Murray, Israel Alger (Jun.) - 1846 - 180 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...thou knowest grant; What ill, though ask'd, deny. SEC'TION XVI. The happy choice. 1. BESET with snares on ev'ry hand, lu life's uncertain path I stand...
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Hymns for the Christian Church and Home

James Martineau - 1846 - 538 pages
...subdued, Too oft, with stubborn will, We blindly shun the latent good, And grasp the specious ill ; 4 Not to my wish, but to my want, Do thou thy gifts apply ; The good unasked in mercy grant ; The ill, though asked, deny. 31. 43. 56. 290. LM WATTS. God our...
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