In Memoriam: The Rev. George Gilfillan

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Dundee advertiser, 1878 - Clergy - 176 pages
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Page 92 - Hark ! they whisper! Angels say Sister spirit, come away. What is this absorbs me quite, Steals my senses, shuts my sight, Drowns my spirits, draws my breath ? Tell me, my soul, can this be death
Page 176 - My boast is not that I deduce my birth From loins enthroned and rulers of the earth, But higher far my proud pretensions rise. The son of parents passed into the skies.
Page 86 - O let him whose sorrow No relief can find Trust in God, and borrow Ease for heart and mind. Where the mourner, weeping, Sheds the secret tear God His watch is keeping, Though none else is near. God will never leave thee, All thy wants he knows, Feels the pains that grieve thee, Sees thy cares and woes.
Page 170 - slumbers, pure and light. Come near and bless us when we wake, Ere through the world our way we take; Till in the ocean of Thy love,
Page 129 - what hour of the day The righteous falls asleep. Death cannot come To him untimely, who is fit to die. The less of this cold world, the more of heaven, The briefer life, the earlier immortality. The
Page 115 - he was eyes to the blind and feet to the lame, and the blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon him, and he caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. Many
Page 130 - It seemed good unto us, being assembled, with one accord to send chosen men unto you with our beloved Barnabas, and Paul, men that have hazarded their lives for
Page 87 - Man cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down ; he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not?
Page 132 - Men whom we build our love round like an arch Of triumph, as they pass us on their way To glory and to immortality ; Men whose great thoughts possess us like a passion, Through every limb and the whole heart; whose words Haunt us as eagles haunt the mountain air
Page 122 - O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end.

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