Scudamore organs, or, Practical hints respecting organs for village churches and small chancels


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Page 55 - But oh! what art can teach, What human voice can reach The sacred organ's praise? Notes inspiring holy love, Notes that wing their heavenly ways To mend the choirs above.
Page 26 - My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed : I will sing and give praise.
Page 3 - Tis said, and I believe the tale, Thy humblest reed could more prevail, Had more of strength, diviner rage, Than all which charms this laggard age; Even all at once together found, Cecilia's mingled world of sound — O bid our vain endeavors cease; Revive the just designs of Greece: Return in all thy simple state!
Page 57 - Or wak'd to extafy the living lyre. But Knowledge to their eyes her ample page Rich with the fpoils of Time did ne'er unroll ; Chill Penury reprefs'd their noble rage, And froze the genial current of the foul.
Page 44 - Or the unseen Genius of the wood. But let my due feet never fail To walk the studious cloister's pale, And love the high embowed roof, With antique pillars massy proof, And storied windows richly dight, Casting a dim religious light: There let the pealing organ blow, To the full-voiced choir below, In service high, and anthems clear, As may with sweetness through mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstasies, And bring all Heaven before mine eyes.
Page 17 - Enlarg'd the former narrow bounds, And added length to folemn founds, With nature's mother-wit, and arts unknown before, Let old Timotheus yield the prize, Or both divide the crown ; He rais'da mortal to the Cues ; She drew an angel down.
Page 50 - Let your women keep filence in the churches : for it is not permitted unto them to fpcak ; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as alfo faith the law.
Page 34 - Even things without life giving found, " whether pipe, or harp; if they have " not a diftinction in the founds, how fhall *' it be known what is piped, or harped?
Page 52 - Spirit of man which is in him? even fo the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God. v. 12. Now we have received, not the fpirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God, that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

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