The Lay Preacher (Google eBook)

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Harrison Hall, 1817 - American essays - 168 pages
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Page 26 - Then came there unto him all his brethren, and all his sisters, and all they that had been of his acquaintance before, and did eat bread with him in his house: and they bemoaned him, and comforted him over all the evil that the LORD had brought upon him : every man also gave him a piece of money, and every one an ear-ring of gold.
Page 118 - Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail, Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn ? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat...
Page 42 - Behold, here I am: witness against me before the Lord, and before his anointed: whose ox have I taken ? or whose ass have I taken ? or whom have I defrauded ? whom have I oppressed ? or of whose hand have I received any bribe to blind mine eyes therewith? and I will restore it you. And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither hast thou taken ought of any man's hand.
Page 33 - And said unto them, Sirs, I perceive that this voyage will be with hurt and much damage, not only of the lading and ship, but also of our lives. 11 Nevertheless the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship, more than those things which were spoken by Paul.
Page 142 - Canst thou bring forth Mazzaroth in his season? or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons?
Page 35 - Which when they had taken up, they used helps, undergirding the ship ; and fearing lest they should fall into the quicksands, strake sail, and so were driven.
Page 48 - Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: and he sat down by a well. 16 Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters: and they came and drew water, and filled the troughs to water their father's flock.
Page 57 - Jews ; to them that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain them that are under the law; To...
Page 32 - And the next day we touched at Sidon. And Julius courteously entreated Paul, and gave him liberty to go unto his friends to refresh himself.
Page 16 - Thou, who shalt wake when the Creation sleeps : When, like a taper, all these suns expire ; When Time, like him of Gaza in his wrath, Plucking the pillars that support the world, In Nature's ample ruins lies entomb'd, And midnight, universal, midnight ! reigns.

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