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James Montgomery

Geburtstag: 4. November 1771
Todesdatum: 30. April 1854

James Montgomery was a Scottish-born hymn writer, poet and editor. His writings reflected concern for humanitarian causes such as the abolition of slavery and the exploitation of child chimney sweeps. He was raised in and theologically trained by the Moravian Church. Wikipedia

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„Beyond this vale of tears
There is a life above,
Unmeasured by the flight of years;
And all that life is love.“

—  James Montgomery

The Issues of Life and Death.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„Joys too exquisite to last,
And yet more exquisite when past.“

—  James Montgomery

The Little Cloud.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„Baptize the nations! far and nigh,
The triumphs of the cross record
The name of Jesus glorify,
Till every people call Him Lord.“

—  James Montgomery

Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 322.
Other

„When the good man yields his breath
(For the good man never dies).“

—  James Montgomery

The Wanderer of Switzerland, Part v. Compare: "Say not that the good die" (translated from original Greek), Callimachus, Epigram x.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„Distinct as the billows, yet one as the sea.“

—  James Montgomery

The Ocean, Line 54.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„Counts his sure gains, and hurries back for more.“

—  James Montgomery

The West Indies, Part iii.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„Who that hath ever been
Could bear to be no more?
Yet who would tread again the scene
He trod through life before?“

—  James Montgomery

The Falling Leaf.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„If God hath made this world so fair,
Where sin and death abound,
How beautiful beyond compare
Will paradise be found!“

—  James Montgomery

The Earth full of God's Goodness.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„When to the cross I turn my eyes,
And rest on Calvary,
O Lamb of God, my sacrifice,
I must remember Thee.“

—  James Montgomery

Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 173.
Other

„Nor sink those stars in empty night:
They hide themselves in heaven's own light.“

—  James Montgomery

Friends.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„Night is the time to weep,
To wet with unseen tears
Those graves of memory where sleep
The joys of other years.“

—  James Montgomery

The Issues of Life and Death.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„Here in the body pent,
Absent from Him I roam,
Yet nightly pitch my moving tent
A day's march nearer home.“

—  James Montgomery

At Home in Heaven.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„Prayer is the burden of a sigh,
The falling of a tear,
The upward glancing of an eye
When none but God is near.“

—  James Montgomery

What is Prayer?
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„Hope against hope, and ask till ye receive.“

—  James Montgomery

The World before the Flood, Canto v. Compare: "It is to hope, though hope were lost", Anna Letitia Barbauld, Come here, Fond Youth.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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