Must stand acknowledged, while the world shall stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament of Virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there stands The legate of the skies ! — His theme divine, His office sacred,... Poems - Side 40av William Cowper - 1806Uten tilgangsbegrensning
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...-"The pulpit (in the sober use Of its legitimate peculiar pow'rs) Must stand acknowledged, while iht- world shall stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament of virtue's cause. * * * * Behold the picture! Is it like?"22 THIS IS A PRIEST, Who, on being ordain'd, vow'd, by rote,...