Hepburn of Japan and his wife and helpmates: a life story of toil for Christ

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Westminster Press, 1913 - Missions - 238 pages
 

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Page 195 - GROW old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made : Our times are in his hand Who saith, "A whole I planned, Youth shows but half; trust God: see all, nor be afraid!
Page 33 - Almighty's form Glasses itself in tempests; in all time, Calm or convulsed; in breeze or gale or storm, Icing the pole, or in the torrid clime Dark-heaving, boundless, endless, and sublime, — The image of Eternity, the throne Of the Invisible; even from out thy slime The monsters of the deep are made; each zone Obeys thee; thou goest forth, dread, fathomless, alone.
Page 198 - He shall not cry, nor lift up, Nor cause his voice to be heard in the street. A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench : He shall bring forth judgment unto truth. He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth : And the isles shall wait for his law.
Page 54 - Pi-marong chatava-sok, (or the year of the dragon,) corresponding to the twentieth day of March, in the year of our Lord, 1833. One original is written in Siamese, the other in English; but, as the Siamese are ignorant of English, and the Americans of Siamese, a Portuguese and a Chinese translation are annexed* to serve as testimony to the contents of the treaty. The writing is of the same tenor and date in all the languages aforesaid...
Page 32 - Thou glorious mirror, where the Almighty's form Glasses itself in tempests; in all time, Calm or convulsed, in breeze, or gale, or storm, Icing the pole, or in the torrid clime...
Page 36 - We'll own the favoring gale. 2 But should the surges rise, And rest delay to come, Blest be the sorrow — kind the storm, Which drives us nearer home.
Page 208 - And that which should accompany old age, As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud, but deep, mouth-honor, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
Page 54 - ... Americans of Siamese, a Portuguese and a Chinese translation are annexed, to serve as testimony to the contents of the treaty. The writing is of the same tenor and date in all the languages aforesaid : It is signed, on the one part, with the name of the...
Page 6 - The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise or wealth to the brilliant or favor to the learned; but time and chance happen to them alL...
Page 141 - I tried in Yokohama to get the blocks cut for printing, but all seemed afraid to undertake it. I was only able to get it done in Tokio by a man who, I think, did not know the nature of the book upon which he was working.

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