Stories for the Middle Ranks of Society and Tales for the Common People, Volume 2

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T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1818
 

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Page 47 - John again those things which ye do hear and see : The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the Gospel preached to them.
Page 30 - Surely goodness and mercy have followed me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
Page 217 - And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares. For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth. Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.
Page 239 - ... godliness hath promise of the life that now is," as well as of that which is to come.
Page 304 - They did promise and vow three things in my name. First, that I should renounce the devil and all his works, the pomps and vanities of this wicked world, and all the sinful lusts of the flesh.
Page 132 - Brown was still unwilling to part from him; indeed he was too idle to look out for business, so he offered Stock to work with him as a journeyman; but this he also mildly refused. It hurt his goodnature to do so ; but he reflected, that a young man who has his way to make in the world must not only be good-natured, he must be prudent also. " I am resolved," said he, " to employ none but the most sober, regular young men I can get.
Page 176 - Let me finish the verse," said Stock, " and you will see your error; you will see that it is never too late." So he read on—"Let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him ; and to our God, and he will abundantly pardon.
Page 215 - But the end of all things is at hand : be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.
Page 262 - But thou, when thou makest a feast, call the blind, and the lame, and the halt : they cannot recompense thee ; but thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.
Page 307 - ... while religion has no power in their hearts. But I ' hope better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, though I thus speak.

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