Definition of Compassions
1. compassion [n] - See also: compassion
Lexicographical Neighbors of Compassions
Literary usage of Compassions
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ninety-six Sermons by Lancelot Andrewes (1853)
"\It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. Engl. Trans.] THE verse is not amiss; the book suits not so well. ..."
2. Meditations and Contemplations by James Hervey (1813)
"Instead of living without GOD in the world, may I be ever with him, and see all things full of him t much sooner than the Father of everlasting compassions ..."
3. Sermons on Important Subjects by Samuel Davies, Albert Barnes, Thomas Gibbons (1841)
"THE WONDERFUL compassions OF CHRIST TO THF. GREATEST SINNERS. MATT. xxm. 37.—0 Jerusalem, Jerusalem ! thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them that ..."
4. A Diary of Some of the Religious Exercises and Experience of Samuel Scott by Samuel Scott (1871)
"In the evening, as I walked in the fields, I remembered the Lord, and his loving kindnesses, which have been of old, and his compassions, which have been ..."
5. Holy-days and Holidays: A Treasury of Historical Material, Sermons in Full by Edward Mark Deems (1906)
"Oh hearken when we cry, Chastise us with Thy fear; Yet, Father! in the multitude Of Thy compassions, hear I Now is the season, wisely long, ..."
6. The Altar at Home: Second Series : Selections and Prayers for Domestic Worship by James Perkins Walker (1862)
"HIS compassions FAIL NOT. Fountain of light, and living breath, Whose mercies never fail nor fade, Fill me with life that hath no death, Fill me with light ..."