Uncle Tom's Cabin, Or, Life Among the Lowly (Google eBook)

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H. Altemus Company, 1900 - African Americans - 309 pages
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Page 484 - When shall these eyes thy heaven-built walls And pearly gates behold ? Thy bulwarks, with salvation strong, And streets of shining gold...
Page 629 - And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the Lord of hosts.
Page 554 - Let cares like a wild deluge come, And storms of sorrow fall ; May I but safely reach my home, My God, my heaven, my all...
Page 357 - Our first parents being left to the freedom of their own will, fell from the estate wherein they were created, by sinning against God.
Page 552 - When we've been there ten thousand years, Bright shining as the sun, We've no less days to sing God's praise, Than when we first begun.
Page 271 - When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me, Until I went into the sanctuary of God ; then understood I their end.
Page 200 - Aurora Raby, a young star who shone O'er life, too sweet an image for such glass, A lovely being scarcely formed or moulded, A rose with all its sweetest leaves yet folded.
Page 252 - If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. It is a good divine that follows his own instructions: I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done, than be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching.
Page 198 - A cup of cold water, given in the name of a disciple, shall not lose its reward.
Page 271 - Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou hast holden me by my right hand. Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.

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