The Amulet

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W. Baynes & Son, and Wightman & Cramp, 1827 - Gift-books
 

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Page 74 - Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.
Page 28 - And it shall come to pass in that day, I will hear, saith the Lord, I will hear the heavens, and they shall hear the earth; and the earth shall hear the corn, and the wine, and the oil; and they shall hear Jezreel.
Page 353 - And the angel which I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth lifted up his hand to heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever and ever, who created heaven, and the things that therein are, and the earth, and the things that therein are, and the sea, and the things which are therein, that there should be time no longer...
Page 34 - Traveller, in the stranger's land, Far from thine own household band ; Mourner, haunted by the tone Of a voice from this world gone ; Captive, in whose narrow cell Sunshine hath not leave to dwell ; Sailor, on the darkening sea ; — Lift the heart and bend the knee...
Page 74 - My God hath sent His angel, and hath shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me : forasmuch as before Him innocency was found in me; and also before thee, O king, have I done no hurt.
Page 348 - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute.
Page 64 - Beneath His wheel Back rolls the sea, the mountains reel ! Before their tread His trump is blown, Who speaks in thunder, and 'tis done ! King of the dead ! Oh, not in vain Was thy long pilgrimage of pain ; Oh, not in vain arose thy prayer, When pressed the thorn thy temples bare ; Oh, not in vain the voice that cried, To spare thy...
Page 118 - which has the promise of this life, as well as of that which is to come.
Page 64 - The lip, involuntary prayer ; The form still marked with many a stain — Brand of the soil, the scourge, the chain ; The serf of Afric's fiery ground ; The slave, by Indian suns...
Page 122 - Hosannah ! Lord of lords, and King of kings !" Rent, but not prostrate, — stricken, yet sublime, Reckless alike of injuries or time ; Thou unsubdued, in silent majesty, The tempest hast defied, and shalt defy ! The temple of our Sion so shall mock The muttering storm, the very earthquake's shock, Founded, O Christ, on thy eternal rock ! BUMMER EVENING, AT HOME.

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