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Page 107 - For man also knoweth not his time : as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare ; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them.
Page 2 - Goodrich, of the said District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " THE CHILD'S BOTANY," In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 111 - One army of the living God, To his command we bow ; Part of the host have crossed the flood, And part are crossing now.
Page 80 - Saviour's hand Weakens our strength amidst the race ; Disease and death, at his command, Arrest us, and cut short our days. 2 Spare us, O Lord, aloud we pray, Nor let our sun go down at noon ; Thy years are one eternal day, And must thy children die so soon ! 3 Yet, in the midst of death and grief, This thought our sorrow shall assuage ; " Our Father and our Saviour live : Christ is the same through every age.
Page 85 - Who needs a teacher to admonish him That flesh is grass, that earthly things are mist ? What are our joys but dreams ? and what our hopes But goodly shadows in the summer cloud ? There's not a wind that blows but bears with it Some rainbow promise : — Not a moment flies But puts its sickle in the fields of life, And mows its thousands, with their joys and cares.
Page 80 - And all be changed at his command. 5 The starry curtains of the sky, Like garments, shall be laid aside : But still thy throne stands firm and high ; Thy church for ever must abide.
Page 47 - Beware what earth calls happiness; beware All joys but joys that never can expire. Who builds on less than an immortal base, Fond as he seems, condemns his joys to death.
Page 100 - The wise man, said the Bible, walks with God ; Surveys, far on, the endless line of life ; Values his soul, thinks of eternity, Both worlds considers, and provides for both ; With reason's eye his passions guards ; abstains From evil ; lives on hope, on hope, the fruit Of faith ; looks upward, purifies his soul, Expands his wings, and mounts into the sky ; Passes the sun, and gains his father's house, And drinks with angels from the fount of bliss.