Scenes of Joy and Woe: Scene First: The Blessed Apparition

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W. Newbery, 1842 - 90 pages
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Page 10 - exclaim—" Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints. Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name ?
Page 59 - memory as a spell Of love comes o'er my mindAs dew upon the purple bell— As perfume on the wind— As music on the sea— As sunshine on the river; So hath it always been to me, So shall it be for ever.
Page 70 - After thy loving-kindness, Lord, Have mercy upon me : For thy compassions great, blot out All mine iniquity. Me cleanse from sin, and throughly wash From mine iniquity: For my transgressions I confess ; My sin I ever see.
Page 5 - Mystery of mysteries, Faintly smiling Adeline, Scarce of earth, nor all divine, Nor unhappy nor at rest.
Page 52 - We have loved with earth's excess— Past is now that weariness ! We have known the dreamer's woes— All is now one bright repose
Page 19 - Fairer and brighter far to him whose youth they charmed and illumined, than any eyes that shall ever more gaze on the flowers of earth, or the stars of heaven.
Page 11 - Haldane's youth was altogether of an uncommon character. Outwardly, indeed, there had not been, till of late years, many unwonted protuberances on his path, but there was that within him which lent a strange colouring to circumstances, which in themselves seemed nothing more than the most ordinary
Page 13 - some other flower arose to supply her place !—and sometimes a strange thought passed over Haldane's mind—" Was it possible he could love his own child better ?" In one sense, Jessie was indeed his child, and in a sense highly exalted ; she was his spiritual
Page 16 - many years at least, if not for ever. He first shook hands with Mr. and Mrs. Medwyn, and then, coming to Jessie, he said—" Be good, Jessie, and you will be happy; think of me sometimes—I will never forget you

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