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

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Page 3 - 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...
Page 473 - 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 384 - 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 69 - Simon ! Simon ! Satan hath desired to have thee that he may sift thee as wheat, but I have prayed for thee that thy faith fail not...
Page 1 - 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 8 - Ye horrid towers, the 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 sovereign ears; The sighs and groans of miserable men ! There's not an English heart, that would not leap To hear that ye were fallen at last ; to know That even our enemies, so oft employed In forging chains for us, themselves were free. For he who values liberty, confines His zeal for her predominance within No narrow bounds ; her cause...
Page 96 - Washington is a great factor, for "the path of the just is as a shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Page 263 - But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as |the same: his\ anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, [ye shall] abide in him.
Page 211 - Him alone are to be found all the treasures of love, of knowledge and of infinite wisdom, that is to say God, our Divine Saviour Jesus Christ, the word of the Most High, the word of life. Their majesties...
Page 19 - Who is he that shall harm you if ye be followers of that which is good...

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