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" Religion stands on tiptoe in our land, Ready to pass to the American strand. When height of malice, and prodigious lusts, Impudent sinning, witchcrafts, and distrusts, (The marks of future bane,) shall fill our cup Unto the brim, and make our measure... "
Works: Life and Letters - Page 344
by William Cowper - 1835
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An Account of the American Antiquarian Society, Incorporated, Oct. 24, 1812 ...

American Antiquarian Society - 1813 - 32 pages
...sometimes prove inadequate, and that even " holy Mr. Herbert " wrote lines no better than these : " Religion stands on tip-toe in our land Ready to pass to the American strand, 18 Where height of malice and prodigious lusts, Impudent sinning, witchcrafts and distrusts The mark...
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The Lives of Dr. John Donne;--Sir Henry Wotton;--Mr. Richard ..., Volume 2

Izaak Walton, Thomas Zouch - 1817
...occasion of the dangerous illness of his dear friend, Mr. George Herbert. p " Religion stands on tiptoe on our land, •* Ready to pass to the American strand....lusts, " Impudent sinning, witchcrafts, and distrusts, 44 The marks of future hanc, shall fill our cup " Unto the brim, and make our measure up ; I " When...
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The clergyman's instructor, or, A collection of tracts on the ministerial ...

Clergyman - 1824 - 443 pages
...spirit of prophecy. Shall I say, I hope, or fear Mr. Herbert's lines, p. 190, should be verified ? Religion stands on tiptoe in our land, Ready to pass...When height of malice and prodigious lusts, Impudent sinnings, witchcrafts, and distrusts, (The marks of future bane) shall fill our cup Unto the brim,...
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A History of Boston: The Metropolis of Massachusetts, from Its Origin to the ...

Caleb Hopkins Snow - 1825 - 400 pages
...prepared to speak of the origin and proceedings of the company of the Massachusetts Bay. CHAPTER IV. Religion stands on tiptoe in our land, Ready to pass to the 'Merican strand. Herbert in Goolci*. THE death of King James took place on the twenty-seventh flay...
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The Clergyman's Instructor; Or, a Collection of Tracts on the Ministerial Duties

1827 - 443 pages
...spirit of prophecy. Shall I say, I hope, or fear Mr. Herbert's lines, p. 190, should be verified ? Religion stands on tiptoe in our land, Ready to pass...When height of malice and prodigious lusts, Impudent sinnings, witchcrafts, and distrusts, (The marks of future bane,) shall fill our cup Unto the brim,...
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A History of Boston: The Metropolis of Massachusetts, from Its Origin to the ...

Caleb Hopkins Snow - 1828 - 427 pages
...prepared to speak of the origin and proceedings of the company of the Massachusetts Bay. CHAPTER IV. Religion stands on tiptoe in our land. Ready to pass to the 'Merican strand. ft'. ,:::.: Ill THE death of King James took place on the twenty-seventh day of March,...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 12

1830
...lately arrived from New York. You, doubtless, remember that old prophecy of Herbert, " Religion seems on tiptoe in our land. Ready to pass to the American strand:" whence many have esteemed the old ban! both a prophet and a poet, and recent events would seem to justify...
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A Catalogue of Books, Relating Principally to America: Arranged Under the ...

Obadiah Rich - 1832 - 129 pages
...: and of the many strange customes of the Pagan Indians, in New England. Written by Cotton Mather. Religion stands on tiptoe in our land, Ready to pass to the American Strand.—Herbert. The second edition carefully corrected London. Small 8vo. 6s. 433 THE HUMBLE ADDRESS...
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The Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. Matthew Henry: Containing in ..., Volume 2

Matthew Henry - 1833 - 1419 pages
...took rise in the eastern parts of the world, and so moved more and more westerly, he goes on thus : ` b # 6S ;_;s 4 sinnings, witeherafts, and distrusts (The marks of future bane) shall fill our cup Unto the brim, and...
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Life and works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1836
...under Divine Providence, the glory of that day was acquired." Page 117. AMERICA MAY BECOME A LAND OK EXTRAORDINARY EVANGELICAL LIGHT. There is a remarkable...witchcrafts, and distrusts, The marks of future bane, shall till our cup Unto the brim, and make our measure up : When Seine shall swallow Tiber, and the Thames,...
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