your deathless souls roam In the joy breathing isles of the blest
; Where the mighty of old have their home Where Achilles and Diomed rest
But let us call to Synod all the Blest Through Heav'ns wide bounds; from them I will not hide My judgments, how with Mankind I proceed, As how with peccant Angels late they saw; And in thir state, though firm, stood more confirmd.
EVE, easily may Faith admit, that all The good which we enjoy, from Heav'n descends But that from us ought should ascend to Heav'n So prevalent as to concerne the mind Of God high blest, or to incline his will, Hard to belief may seem; yet this will Prayer, Or one short sigh of humane breath, up-borne Ev'n to the Seat of God.
if I know," says Jo, staring more than ever; "but I shouldn't think it warn't.
Let us be glad of this, and all our fears Lay on his providence; He will not fail, Nor will withdraw him now, nor will recall-- Mock us with his blest
sight, then snatch him hence: Soon we shall see our hope, our joy, return." Thus they out of their plaints new hope resume To find whom at the first they found unsought.
"I ain't a going to be blest
out of house and home.
The poor man blest
him for it, and he blest
the poor man, and was so like the Good Samaritan that he gave him money to refresh both himself and his horse, and told him, that if he loved himself, he should be merciful to his beast.
'You, my wife, the companion of my days, will follow me ere many moons have waned to the island of the blest
. But for you, O my children, whose lives are but newly begun, the wickedness, unkindness, and ingratitude from which I fled are before you.
'Twas not those souls that fled in pain, Which to their corses came again, But a troop of spirits blest
The scheme came to nothing finally, but in the mean time we escaped from the little city and its sorrowful associations of fruitless labor, and had a year in the country, which was blest
, at least to us children, by sojourn in a log-cabin, while a house was building for us.
She would, indeed, sometimes make a few observations, as that men were headstrong, and must have their own way, and would wish she had been blest
with an independent fortune; but these were always vented in a low voice, and at the most amounted only to what is called muttering.
Happy the blest
ages that knew not the dread fury of those devilish engines of artillery, whose inventor I am persuaded is in hell receiving the reward of his diabolical invention, by which he made it easy for a base and cowardly arm to take the life of a gallant gentleman; and that, when he knows not how or whence, in the height of the ardour and enthusiasm that fire and animate brave hearts, there should come some random bullet, discharged perhaps by one who fled in terror at the flash when he fired off his accursed machine, which in an instant puts an end to the projects and cuts off the life of one who deserved to live for ages to come.