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Page 54 - We have done everything that could be done to avert the storm which is now coming on. We have petitioned; we have remonstrated; we have supplicated; we have prostrated ourselves before the throne. Our petitions have been slighted; our remonstrances have produced additional violence and insult ; our supplications have been disregarded; and we have been spurned in
Page 176 - hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one." And when he had said this, we are told, that they said, "Lord, behold, here are two swords." And he said unto them, " It is enough." This passage has always proved troublesome, not only to non-resistants, but to
Page 185 - mine, I will repay, saith the Lord. Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing, thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head. Be not overcome of evil, but overcome
Page 54 - contempt from the foot of the throne. In vain, after these things, may we indulge the fond hope of peace and reconciliation. There is no longer any room for hope. If we wish to be free, we must fight! I repeat it, sir, we must fight. An appeal to arms, and to the God of hosts, is all that is left us.
Page 176 - having enlisted, seek to return and bury his dead. " He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me." Thus spoke the Master his awful challenge of
Page 38 - is the kingdom of heaven . . . Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy. . . . Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall
Page 131 - If any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe"; or
Page 204 - I knew from whence all wars arose, even from lust, according to James's doctrine; and that I lived in the virtue of that life and power that took away the occasion of all wars ... I told them I was come into the covenant of peace, which was before wars and strifes were.
Page 241 - the depths of thine own soul. How is it with thee? Art thou sound and whole? Doth narrow search show thee no earthly stain? Be noble! And the nobleness that lies In other men, sleeping but never dead, Will rise in majesty to meet thine own: Then wilt thou see it gleam in many eyes, Then will pure light around thy path be shed.
Page 362 - Long as thine Art shall love true love, Long as thy Science truth shall know, Long as thine Eagle harms no Dove, Long as thy Law by law shall grow, Long as thy God is God above, Thy brother every man below, So long, dear land of all my love, Thy name shall shine, thy fame shall grow.