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Page 74 - I have no pleasure in them; while the sun or the light or the moon or the stars be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain; in the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be darkened...
Page 172 - Paul's ministry, shall be his hope, and joy, and crown of rejoicing "in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming
Page 101 - And unrepress'd by sadness — Which brings me to my childhood back, As if I trod its very track, And felt its very gladness.
Page 207 - When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. For I am the Lord thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour: I gave Egypt for thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba for thee.
Page vii - ... is better than none ; as the writing of a book, the building of a house, the laying out of a garden, the digging of a fish-pond, — even the raising of a cucumber or a tulip.
Page 189 - I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced with polished manners and fine sense Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm.
Page 230 - Why inconsolable, as those To whom no hope is given ? Death is the messenger of peace, And calls the soul to heaven.
Page 248 - I laughed, and danced, and talked, and sung : And, proud of health, of freedom vain, Dreamed not of sorrow, care, or pain ; Concluding, in those hours of glee, That all the world was made for me. But when the hour of trial came, When sickness shook this trembling frame, When folly's gay pursuits were o'er, And I could sing and dance no more, It then occurred, how sad 'twould be, Were this world only made for me.
Page 18 - Health to wear it, Strength to tear it, And money to buy another." "There is no hope for the last two things, you know, " said the young girl; "for I am sure that the flag that braved a thousand years was not half so strong as your brocade; and as to buying another, there are none to be bought in these degenerate days." The old lady's reply was probably very gracious...