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" O that I had wings like a dove : for then would I flee away, and be at rest. "
The Psalms of David; printed from the Book of common prayer - Page 12
1848
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The Christian Library: A Reprint of Popular Religious Works ...

Christian biography - 1835
...How oflen does the heart's bitterness leao them to sigh, "I loathe it, I would not live alway"— " O ! that I had wings like a dove, for then would I flee away and be at rest; I would haste me from the stormy wind and tempest." What uneasinesses have others to excite them! How...
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Holy Living and Dying: With Prayers: Containing the Complete Duty of a ...

Jeremy Taylor - Christian life - 1835 - 515 pages
...thou my bed in all my sickness.f O deliver my soul from the place of hell : and do thou receive me4 My heart is disquieted within me, and the fear of death is fallen upon me. Behold thou hast made my days as it were a span long, and my age is even as nothing in respect of thee...
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The Christian examiner and Church of Ireland magazine

1835
...with Mesech, and to have my habitation among the tents of Kedar;" or to breathe the Psalmist's wish, " O that I had wings like a dove, for then would I flee away, and he at rest." How often does the lover of peace sigh for some sequestered spot to which he might retire,...
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The Works of William Paley ...: Containing His Life, Moral and Political ...

William Paley - Theology - 1836 - 578 pages
...Psalm cxxx. 1, 2. 3. For I am helpless and poor, and my heart is wounded within me. — Psalm cix. 21. 4. My heart is disquieted within me, and the fear...upon me, and an horrible dread hath overwhelmed me. — Psalm Iv. 4, 5. 6. I go hence like the shadow that departeth, and am driven away like a grasshopper....
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The triumphs of grace exemplified in the diary, correspondence, experience ...

Miss Prudence JENKIN - 1836
...succeeds wave in rapid succession, the Christian wishes to be gone, and is ready to say, with David, " O that I had wings like a dove, for then would I flee away and be at rest ;" or, when favoured with peculiarly cheering foretastes of the joys of heaven, feels, with St. Paul,...
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Sermons, doctrinal and practical

Joseph Baylis - Sermons, English - 1836 - 450 pages
...has ardently desired,—when, in the bitterness of his soul, he has exclaimed with the Psalmist, " O that I had wings like a dove, for then would I flee away and be at rest." But, here we must pause. For, let it not be imagined, that this " rest," which the Apostle metaphorically...
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The Church of England Magazine, Volume 25

1848
...untoward circumstances, often feel inclined to cry ont in the language of the sweet psalmist of Israel, " O that I had wings like a dove ; for then would I flee away and be at rest ;" but there will there be an entire absence of every thing calculated to prey upon and weigh down...
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Public peace and quietness the fruits of Christian truth, a sermon

William Ainger - 1836
...against me." Now it was he began to think his life in immediate danger; for the Psalm goes on — " My heart is disquieted within me, and the fear of death is fallen upon me, and an horrible dread hath overwhelmed me." And then, despairing of human aid, in the bitterness of...
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The Works...: With a Biographical Sketch of the Author, Volume 2

William Paley - 1837
...Psalm cxxx. 1, 2. 3. For I am helpless and poor, and my heart is wounded within me. Psalm cix. 21. 4 My heart is disquieted within me, and the fear of...upon me, and an horrible dread hath overwhelmed me. Psalm Iv. 4, 5. 6 I go hence like the shadow that departeth, and am driven away like a grasshopper....
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Four sermons preached before the University of Cambridge during ... February ...

Henry Melvill - Sermons, English - 1837 - 139 pages
...detains it from happiness ; so that, in its finest and loftiest musings, its exclamation often is, "O that I had wings like a dove, for then would I flee away and be at rest." Even now the soul is often able to rise above the body, to detach itself, for a while, from matter,...
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