Remains of the Rev. Richard Cecil

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S. T. Armstring, 1817 - Clergy - 271 pages

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Page 227 - Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning; And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately. Blessed are those servants whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching...
Page 70 - And thou shalt remember all the way which the Lord thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or no.
Page 262 - Have mercy on me, O God, according to Your steadfast love; according to Your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin!
Page 137 - And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon.
Page 42 - ... true eloquence I find to be none but the serious and hearty love of truth...
Page 144 - there let them lie ; you shall hear more about them another time, but say no more about them now.' Some days after, I bought her a box full of larger beads, and toys of the same kind. When I returned home, I opened the treasure and set it before her ; she burst into tears^ with ecstasy. 'Those, my child...
Page 159 - ... sees a thousand traits of the divine character, of himself, and of the world — some striking and bold, others cast as it were into the shade, and designed to be searched for and examined — some direct, others by way of intimation or inference.
Page 143 - She looked at me a few moments longer, and then (summoning up all her fortitude, her breast heaving with the effort) she dashed them into the fire.
Page 217 - I have more fully made up my mind on a principle, I put it on the shelf. A hundred subtle objections may be brought against this principle; I may meet with some of them, perhaps; but my principle is on the shelf. Generally, I may be able to recall the reasons which weighed with me to put it there; but, if not, I am not to be sent out to sea again. Time was, when I saw through and detected all the subtleties that could be brought against it; I have past evidence of having been fully convinced : and...
Page 150 - The most common of all human complaints is — Parents groaning under the vices of their children ! This is all the effect of parental influence.

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