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Page 84 - And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house. 62 And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.
Page 84 - ... not forsaking the assembling of yourselves together, as the manner of some is, but exhorting one another: and so much the more as ye see the day approaching.
Page 69 - remarked Jennie. " Have you been taking lessons of Mrs. Jones? " " Well, I 'm not so sure that it would n't be a good idea to have a lesson from Mrs. Jones," I said. " What do you say to one of her ' sailors' yarns,' as she calls them ? " "Just the thing ! " exclaimed Alice. " Let 's get her to tell us a real live blood-andthunder-your-money-or-your-life pirate story.
Page 85 - If ye continue in my word then are ye my disciples indeed ; and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make vou free." Sanctification ? " Sanctify them through thy truth : thy word is truth.
Page 18 - Samos, planted a vineyard, but was warned by one of his slaves that he would never live to taste the wine thereof. Wine was made from the grapes, and the king sent for his slave, and said, "What do you think of your prophecy now I " The slave made answer, " There's many a slip 'twixt the cup and the lip...
Page 33 - John's fellow travelers, a young backwoodsman, who wore cavalry boots and sat with his feet on the back of the seat in front of him. It was tea-time before anybody could have said Jack Robinson, if anybody had thought of saying it, and Mary went out to " set
Page 78 - I am master of this ship, and I intend to remain so. The Bonanza is freighted with gold-dust, and I shall defend her with my life ! I command you all, as true British sailors, to bring forward your arms and lay them on the capstan ! ' "You may not know that it is against the shipping articles for sailors...
Page 77 - The captain had all hands piped on deck, and we followed. The crew were a hard-looking set of fellows, most of them, with rough, unshaven, scarred faces, and they glowered at the captain, from under their heavy eyebrows, like wild beasts. " My husband was not much of an orator, but when a man's blood is up he can talk, if he ever can, and I assure you he laid down the law to those men in words they could understand. "
Page 71 - ... who was a Spanish lady, in Madrid. "I lived on board ship — the Three Jolly Tars — until I was fourteen, so you see that picture is a view of my birthplace and early home. My father was captain of that vessel for twenty-eight years. "When I was sixteen I was married in England, and went to housekeeping in Australia.