The life and work of the 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, K.G. (Google eBook)

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Cassell & Company, limited, 1893 - History - 792 pages
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Page 265 - I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus; "Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised, as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke; turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art the Lord my God.
Page 469 - And they said unto him, Thus saith Hezekiah, This day is a day of trouble, and of rebuke, and of blasphemy: for the children are come to the birth, and there is not strength to bring forth.
Page 328 - These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them and embraced them and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
Page 86 - That an humble Address be presented to his Majesty, praying that he will be graciously pleased to issue a Commission for inquiring into the defects, occasioned by time and otherwise, in the Laws of this realm, and into the measures necessary for removing the same.
Page 359 - Cast thy bread upon the waters, and thou shalt find it after many days.
Page 77 - Turns the long light that drops adown the wall, Turn the black flies that crawl along the ceiling, All are turning, all the day, and we with all. And all day the iron wheels are droning, And sometimes we could pray, 'O ye wheels' (breaking out in a mad moaning) 'Stop!
Page 47 - Ireland, with a view to such a final and conciliatory adjustment as may be conducive to the peace and strength of the united kingdom ; to the stability of the Protestant establishment ; and to the general satisfaction and concord of all classes of his majesty's subjects.
Page 10 - With public zeal to cancel private crimes. How safe is treason and how sacred ill, Where none can sin against the people's will, "Where crowds can wink and no offence be known, Since in another's guilt they find their own ! Yet fame deserved no enemy can grudge ; The statesman we abhor, but praise the judge.
Page 462 - the touch of the vanished hand, and the sound of the voice that is still " ? Jesus wept at the grave of His friend.
Page 91 - Hast thou entered into the treasures of the snow? Or hast thou seen the treasures of the hail, Which I have reserved against the time of trouble, Against the day of battle and war?

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