Prayer is the burden of a sigh, The falling of a tear, The upward glancing of an eye When none but God is near. 3. Prayer is the simplest form of speech That infant lips can try; Prayer the sublimest strains that reach The Majesty on high. 4. Prayer is... The Lutheran Hymnary - Seite 3881913 - 778 SeitenVollansicht
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Angela M. Lahr - 2007 - 296 Seiten
...Illuminated American Primer of 1844 contained such an image accompanied by a short verse that read, "Prayer is the simplest form of speech that infant...sublimest strains that reach the majesty on high." Such representations certainly meant to foster national piety, but they were also part of a national...