A Biography of James M. Peebles ...

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The Author, 1901 - Spiritualists - 592 pages
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Page 383 - Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ : that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel...
Page 333 - I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil : and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars...
Page 290 - Traveler ! yes ; it brings the day — Promised day of Israel. 2 Watchman ! tell us of the night, Higher yet that star ascends.
Page 380 - When my country takes her place among the nations of the earth, then, and not till then, let my epitaph be written.
Page 583 - His wandering step, Obedient to high thoughts, has visited The awful ruins of the days of old, — Athens, and Tyre, and Balbec, and the waste Where stood Jerusalem, the fallen towers Of Babylon, the eternal pyramids, Memphis and Thebes, and whatsoe'er of strange Sculptured on alabaster obelisk, Or jasper tomb, or mutilated sphinx, Dark /Ethiopia in her desert hills Conceals.
Page 319 - In colour though varied, in beauty may vie, And the purple of ocean is deepest in dye ; Where the virgins are soft as the roses they twine, And all, save the spirit of man, is divine...
Page 177 - Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky, The flying cloud, the frosty light: The year is dying in the night; Ring out, wild bells, and let him die. Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true.
Page 47 - Truth forever on the scaffold, Wrong forever on the throne, — Yet that scaffold sways the future, and, behind the dim unknown, Standeth God within the shadow, keeping watch above his own.
Page 31 - The Lord is good unto all, and his tender mercies are over all his works.
Page 448 - Man is all symmetry, Full of proportions, one limb to another, And to all the world besides, Each part may call the farthest brother : For head with foot hath private amity ; And both, with moons and tides.

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