A Narrative of Personal Experiences and Impressions During a Residence on the Bosphorus Throughout the Crimean War (Google eBook)

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Hatchard, 1881 - Crimean War, 1853-1856 - 318 pages
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Page 9 - Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.
Page 317 - How sleep the brave, who sink to rest By all their country's wishes blest! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung; By forms unseen their dirge is sung; There Honour comes, a pilgrim grey, To bless the turf that wraps their clay; And Freedom shall awhile repair To dwell, a weeping hermit, there!
Page 189 - But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb; The dog is turned to his own vomit again ; and ; The sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.
Page 218 - What shall I render unto the LORD for all his benefits toward me? I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the Lord : I will pay my vows unto the Lord now in the presence of all his people.
Page 260 - There have been tears and breaking hearts for thee, And mine were nothing, had I such to give ; But when I stood beneath the fresh green tree, Which living waves where thou didst cease to live, And saw around me the wide field revive With fruits and fertile promise, and the Spring Come forth her work of gladness to contrive, With all her reckless birds upon the wing, I turn'd from all she brought to those she could not bring.
Page 316 - Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To Be, contents his natural desire, He asks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire; But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company.
Page 82 - All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof as the flower of the field...
Page 52 - Come unto me, all ye that are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest !" He smiled and wept when he spoke these words.
Page 55 - ... get they would sell in order to purchase that dreadful poison Arak, which was sold in abundance by the Greeks who occupied every small available shed in the surroundings of the Barrack.'8 On the very first day of her mission Lady Alicia saw one of these women die 'on a heap of filthy black rags on a floor in a dark room containing about sixty women, from twenty-five to thirty men, and some infants'.
Page 82 - The battle is not to the strong, nor the race to the swift, any more in worldly happiness than in other things.

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