Ralph Saunders; or, The school-boy friends

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Page 182 - Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain : that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
Page 190 - though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished,
Page 44 - ... wife and my lovely children, and my hopeful and grateful pupils are with me like olive plants set around my table. And I thank thee for so many friends who are capable of serving me, and so many whom I am capable of serving ; and by conversing with whom, through the liberality of the former, I know how much more blessed it is to give than to receive. I thank thee for a heart that can feel the sorrows of the necessitous, and a mind that can, as in this day, make it my earliest care and morning...
Page 191 - The book is well calculated to excite in Christian minds an earnest desire for the evangelisation of the peasantry of 'Ireland, and for their complete rescue from the terrible thraldom of the Priest.
Page 191 - A book we enjoyed much. The author knows, and can describe with effect, the lights and shadows of Irish life.
Page 191 - The tale, however, is a true one, and must call forth the profound sorrow of every true Christian; while all must respect and admire the Christian heroism of the man who could cheerfully submit to such privations as Mick had to encounter in the fulfilment of his noble mission, and a courage which never shrank from personal danger,1 however formidable.
Page 43 - Surely, God's ways are not our ways." " Nor His thoughts our thoughts,
Page 191 - Mick Tracy is a true picture of Irish life, and would be a model for any Englishman or Scotchman who might attempt to enter the same field of literature. It is a book that is likely to do much good.
Page 191 - Were it not from the internal evidence of truth contained in the hook we might doubt the possibility of much that we find here. The tale, however, is a true one, and must call forth the profound sorrow of every true Christian; while all must respect and admire the Christian heroism of the man who could cheerfully submit to such privations as...

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