Life of William Allen: With Selections from His Correspondence, Volume 1

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Page 475 - For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
Page 386 - I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy : and nothing shall by any means hurt you. Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you ; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.
Page 98 - The path of the just is as a shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day :' and into this path, I believe beyond a doubt, thou art called.
Page 175 - Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe the' enlivening spirit, and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast.
Page 21 - For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Page 3 - Forgive, me, LORD, for Thy dear SON, The ill that I this day have done ; That with the world, myself, and Thee, I, ere I sleep, at peace may be.
Page 64 - Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yea, happy is that people, whose God is the Lord.
Page 11 - Value," and a little later by Western's motion in the House of Commons for the appointment of a committee to inquire into the effects of resumption.
Page 9 - Ye horrid tow'rs, th' abode of broken hearts ; Ye dungeons and ye cages of despair, That monarchs have supplied from age to age With music such as suits their sov'reign ears — . The sighs and groans of miserable men ! There's not an English heart that would not leap To hear that ye were fall'n at last ; to know 390 That ev'n our enemies, so oft employ'd In forging chains for us, themselves were free.
Page 5 - God loves from whole to parts : but human soul Must rise from individual to the whole. Self-love but serves the virtuous mind to wake, As the small pebble stirs the peaceful lake ; The centre mov'd, a circle straight succeeds, Another still, and still another spreads ; Friend, parent, neighbour, first it will embrace ; His country next, and next all human race ; Wide and more wide, th...

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