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James Eddy: Born May 29th, 1806, Died May 18th, 1888; Biographical Sketch ...
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Page 44 - My heart shall find delight in praise, Or seek relief in prayer. 5 When gladness wings my favored hour, Thy love my thoughts shall fill ; Resigned, when storms of sorrow lower, My soul shall meet thy will. 6 My lifted eye, without a tear, The gathering storm shall see ; My steadfast heart shall know no fear • That heart will rest on thee.
Page 43 - All Nature is but art, unknown to thee All chance, direction, which thou canst not see; All discord, harmony not understood; All partial evil, universal good: And, spite of pride, in erring reason's spite, One truth is clear, Whatever is, is right.
Page 39 - Sleep is a death — O make me try By sleeping what it is to die, And as gently lay my head On my grave as now my bed. Howe'er I rest, great God, let me Awake again at last with thee : And thus assured, behold I lie Securely, or to wake or die.
Page 39 - God does nonght in vain : He wastes nor flower, nor bud, nor leaf. Nor wind, nor cloud, nor wave ; And will he waste the hope which grief Hath planted in the grave ! We come now, as we have said, to a new element, although one at leiat hinted at in the
Page 38 - WE think and feel ; but will the dead Awake to thought again ? A voice of comfort answers us That God doth nought in vain.
Page 51 - ... vilify and ascribe to the great beneficent Power a character more unjust and cruel than the meanest and worst specimen of humanity that ever existed. Let us be just to all, not excluding the kind Author of our existence, with whom we have relations, and to whom we are indebted for the happiness which life comprises and all the unused possibilities of increased enjoyment.
Page 38 - I seek after truth, by which no man ever yet was injured.