The faded hope [a memoir of A. M. Sigourney]. (Google eBook)

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Page 79 - THE Lord my pasture shall prepare, And feed me with a shepherd's care ; His presence shall my wants supply, And guard me with a watchful eye ; My noonday walks He shall attend, . And all my midnight hours defend.
Page 72 - Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honour thy father and thy mother (which is the first commandment with promise), that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest live long on the earth.
Page 66 - Ye living men, come view the ground, "Where you must shortly lie. 2 Princes, this clay must be your bed, In spite of all your towers! The tall, the wise, the reverend head Must lie as low as ours.
Page 71 - I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments. 61 The bands of the wicked have robbed me : but I have not forgotten thy law. 62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee, because of thy righteous judgments.
Page 80 - Though in the paths of death I tread. With gloomy horrors overspread, My steadfast heart shall fear no ill, For thou, O Lord ! art with me still; Thy friendly crook shall give me aid, And guide me through the dreadful shade.
Page 97 - A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
Page 73 - Thus spake the seraph; and forthwith Appeared a shining throng Of angels praising God, who thus Addressed their joyful song: "All glory be to God on high, And to the earth be peace; Good-will henceforth from heaven to men Begin and never cease.
Page 80 - Though in a bare and rugged way, Through devious, lonely wilds I stray, Thy bounty shall my pains beguile : The barren wilderness shall smile, With sudden greens and herbage crowned, And streams shall murmur all around.
Page 101 - And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one towards another, and towards all men...
Page 180 - I HEARD a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, From henceforth blessed are the dead which die in the Lord : even so saith the Spirit ; for they rest from their labours.

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