The Book of Comfort

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Thomas Y. Crowell, 1912 - Consolation - 280 pages
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Page 136 - All we have willed or hoped or dreamed of good shall exist; Not its semblance but itself; no beauty, nor good nor power Whose voice has gone forth, but each survives for the melodist When eternity affirms the conception of an hour. The high that proved too high, the heroic for earth too hard...
Page 114 - We may not climb the heavenly steeps To bring the Lord Christ down ; In vain we search the lowest deeps, For him no depths can drown. But warm, sweet, tender, even yet A present help is he : And faith has still its Olivet, And love its Galilee.
Page 54 - In all their affliction He was afflicted, and the angel of His presence saved them : in His love and in His pity He redeemed them ; and He bare them, and carried them all the days of old.
Page 215 - All through my boyhood and youth I was known and pointed out for the pattern of an idler ; and yet I was always busy on my own private end, which was to learn to write.
Page 160 - And he said: So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed upon the earth; and should sleep and rise night and day, and the seed should spring up and grow, he knoweth not how.
Page 166 - IT'S O my heart, my heart, To be out in the sun and sing! To sing and shout in the fields about, In the balm and the blossoming.
Page 205 - If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail : Or have eaten my morsel myself alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten thereof...
Page 114 - The healing of his seamless dress Is by our beds of pain; We touch him in life's throng and press, And we are whole again.
Page 154 - GROW old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made: Our times are in his hand Who saith, "A whole I planned, Youth shows but half; trust God: see all, nor be afraid!
Page 158 - And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground; and should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how. For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear.

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