Good Reading about Many Books Mostly by Their Authors, Volume 3

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Unwin, 1898 - Books
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Page 165 - up notes for his intended speech upon the scaffold, and at some time during his last hours must have written the verse which was found in his Bible after his death. ' Even such is time ! who takes in trust Our youth, our joys, and all we have, And pays us but with earth and dust : Who, in the dark and silent grave,
Page 166 - When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts up the story of our days. But from that earth, that grave and dust, The Lord shall raise me up, I trust.
Page 363 - The wicked are like the troubled sea when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt. There is no peace, saith my God, to the wicked.
Page 364 - They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of Thy House, and Thou shalt make them to drink of the river of Thy pleasures.
Page 407 - With 12 Illustrations. THE GODS, SOME MORTALS, AND LORD WICKENHAM. New Edition. By JOHN OLIVER HOBBES. THE OUTLAWS OF THE MARCHES. By LORD ERNEST HAMILTON. Fully Illustrated. THE SCHOOL FOR SAINTS : Part of the History of the Right Honourable Robert Orange, MP By JOHN OLIVER HOBBES, Author of
Page 204 - conversed with Pitt near two hours, and opened myself completely to him. . . . He tried to reason me out of my convictions, but soon found himself unable to combat their correctness if Christianity were true." To quote Lord Rosebery's Preface \ to these letters: "Surely a memorable episode, this heart-searching of the young saint and the young minister. They went their different
Page 222 - lake. On the south runs a wavy line of blue mountains; and on the north, over green, rocky hills, rise peaks of a more distant range. The trees hide in glens or cluster near the river ; grey rocks and boulder lie scattered about the windy pastures. The sky arches wide over all, giving room to multitudes of stars
Page 160 - about Guiana, but was told that was not to the purpose. "All I can say, then," he replied, " is that the judgment I received to die so long since cannot now, I hope, be strained, for since, then, it was his Majesty's pleasure to grant me a commission to proceed on a voyage beyond the seas, wherein I had
Page 271 - rend a lesson, that will keep Thy heart from fainting and thy soul from sleep, Go to the woods
Page 222 - and long processions of clouds blown from the sea, but also, in the childish memory where these pictures live, to deeps of celestial blue in the endless days of summer. An odd, out-of-the-way little town ours, on the extreme western verge of Europe ; our next

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