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" What nothing earthly gives, or can destroy, The soul's calm sunshine, and the heart-felt joy, Is virtue's prize: A better would you fix? "
Murray's English Exercises ...: Revised, Prepared, and Particularly Adapted ... - Page 39
by Lindley Murray - 1850
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...give : Immense the pow'r, immense were the demand; 166 Say at what part of Nature will they stand ? What nothing earthly gives, or can destroy, The soul's...sunshine, and the heart-felt joy, Is virtue's prize. A better would you fix ? Then give Humility a coach and six, 170 Justice a conqu'ror's sword, or Truth...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 9-10

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...decree, Fell—ling'ring fell a victim to despair, And left the world to wretchedness and me. __ 4* Pity the sorrows of a poor old man ! Whose trembling limbs have borne him to your door, Whose days are dwindled to the shortest span, Oh! give relieS—and Heaven will bless your...
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The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer, Volume 15

James Anderson - Books, Reviews - 1793
...at Eton, the late Dr Roberts. This ballad was entitled the " Beggar's Petition," and it begins with, Pity the sorrows of a poor old man, Whose trembling limbs have borne him to your door; Whose days are dwindling to their fl1ortest span. Oh give relief ! and heav'a will blels...
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The Spirit of Masonry in Moral and Elucidatory Lectures: By Wm Hutchinson

William Hutchinson - 1795 - 362 pages
...disposition of the soul 5 from whence must arise that comely order, that delightful self-complacency, Which nothing earthly gives, or can destroy, The soul's calm sunshine, and the heart-felt joy. THUS, from our instruments, may we all be instructed to raise a stately fabric of good works, upon...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...to give : Immense the pow'r, immense were the demand ; Say, at what part of nature will they stand ? What nothing earthly gives, or can destroy, The soul's...sun-shine, and the heart-felt joy, Is Virtue's prize :— a better would you fix ? Then give Humility a coach and six, Justice a conq'ror's sword, or Truth...
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The Dramatic Works of Baron Kotzebue, Volume 1

August von Kotzebue - 1800
...there too much !" Shame on thee, Arabella! thou, also, hast murmured! [Turns the leaf and reads.) " What nothing earthly gives or can destroy, " The soul's...sunshine, and the heart-felt joy, " Is virtue's prize" Yes I know this calm. It refuses not to reside in tfce house of wa.nt. It even now cheers my bosom...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...day, And back to Schiraz' walls he bent his way. VIRTUE ALONE AFFORDS TRUE HAPPINESS. TOPE. vv HAT nothing earthly gives, or can destroy, The soul's...sun-shine, and the heart-felt joy, Is Virtue's prize! A better would you fix? Then give Humility a coach and sis ; Justice a conq'ror's sword, or Truth a...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Age of reason - 1803 - 351 pages
...all disappoint you. This is the experience of the whole world. And is it not your experience also ? " What nothing earthly gives, or can destroy, " The...sunshine, and the heart-felt joy, " Is Virtue's prize." Reflect upon the workings of your own hearts, in the different periods and circumstances of life, and...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...give : Immense the pow'r, immense were the demand ; Say at what part of Nature will they stand ? 166 What nothing earthly gives or can destroy, The soul's...sunshine and the heart-felt joy Is virtue's prize. A better would you fix ? Then give Humility a coach and six, 170 Justice a conqu'ror's sword, or Trnth...
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Virtue and vice, Volume 2

W H. Rayner - 1806
...II. ffitliam-Matthfie Tkisclton, Protfcr, 3?, Geodge Street, London. IN TWO VOLUMES. BY WH RAYNER, What nothing earthly gives, or can destroy, The soul's...sunshine and the heartfelt joy, Is virtue's prize. ..--.--......The good or bad, the gifts of fortune gain, But these less taste them, as they worse obtain....
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