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Tales from Life: Designed to Illustrate Certain Religious Doctrines and ...
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Page 152 - For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: " let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.
Page 29 - THERE is beyond the sky A heaven of joy and love ; And holy children, when they die, Go to that world above. There is a dreadful hell, And everlasting pains ; Where sinners must with devils dwell, In darkness, fire, and chains.
Page 61 - Some natural tears we dropped, but wiped them soon ; The world was all before us, where to choose Our place of rest, and Providence our guide.
Page 86 - ... me for the truth of it. My report is but a second edition; it was published before, though obscurely, and with a cloud before it. As clouds before the sun are often beautiful, so this of which I speak. How finely pathetic are those two lines which this so solemn and affecting scene inspired! — "He taught us how to live; and, O, too high A price for knowledge, taught us how to die.
Page 108 - God will have all men to be saved, and come to the knowledge of the truth, 1 Tim.
Page 86 - ... distance from indulging in the levities, follies, and vain competitions of the age. She was chaste, a keeper at home, a lover of her husband, a lover of her children, and one who guided her house with discretion. Kindness to the indigent entered deeply into her character; she delighted " to do good to all men, especially to such as are of the household of faith.
Page 87 - ... lead them into the green pastures and by the still waters of...
Page 24 - Wives and husbands there will part, Wives and husbands there will part, Wives and husbands there will part, Will part to meet no more.