Gilbert Academy and Agricultural College, Winsted, Louisiana: Sketches and Incidents, Selections from Journal

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Hunt & Eaton, 1892 - African American clergy - 307 pages
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Page 243 - dumb, so he openeth not his mouth. He was taken from prison and from judgment: and who shall declare his generation ? for he was cut off out of the land of the living: for the transgression of my people was
Page 308 - thicket the mocking bird—wildest of singers, Swinging aloft on a willow spray that hung o'er the water. Shook from his little throat such floods of delicious music That the whole air and the woods and the waves seemed silent to listen.
Page 239 - What then, art thou Elijah ?" and he said, " I am not." " Art thou that prophet ?" and he answered, " No." Then said they unto him, " Who art thou ? that we may give an answer to them that sent us; what sayest thou of thyself?
Page 239 - that prophet ?" and he answered, " No." Then said they unto him, " Who art thou ? that we may give an answer to them that sent us; what sayest thou of thyself?
Page 68 - Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord, that delighteth greatly in his commandments. He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth
Page 239 - Who art thou?" he confessed and denied not, but confessed, " I am not the Christ." They asked him,
Page 237 - his food was locusts and wild honey. Then went out to him Jerusalem and all Judea and all the region round about Jordan.
Page 183 - the gladdest moments, methinks, in human life is the departing upon a distant journey into unknown lands. Shaking off with one effort the fetters of habit, the leaden weight of routine, the cloak of carking care, and the slavery of home, man feels once more happy. The blood flows with the fast circulation of
Page 183 - to the muscles, and a sense of sudden freedom adds an inch to the stature. Afresh dawns the morn of life; again the bright world is beautiful to the eye and the glorious face of Nature gladdens the soul. A journey, in fact, appeals to imagination, to memory, to hope, the sister graces of our
Page 236 - The word of God came unto John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness.

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