The Life and Work of the Seventh Earl of Shaftesbury, K.G.

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Cassell, limited, 1888
 

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Page 406 - the meadows, The young birds are chirping in the nest; The young fawns are playing with the shadows, The young flowers are blowing toward the west. But the young, young children, O my brothers, They are weeping bitterly ! They are weeping in the playtime of the others, In the country of the free.
Page 170 - Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning singeth all night long ; And then, they say, no spirit dares stir abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to
Page 255 - Lo! thou art unto them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument; for they hear thy words, but they do them not
Page 170 - It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say that ever 'gainst that season conies, Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning singeth all night long ; And then, they say, no spirit dares stir abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to
Page 504 - In a dream, in visions of the night when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed, then He openeth the ears of men, and sealeth their instruction ; that He may withdraw man from his purpose and hide pride from man.
Page 486 - I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus : Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised, as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke ; turn Thou me, and I shall be turned, for thou art the Lord my God.
Page 514 - This is the day that the Lord hath made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.' Rose before six to prayer and meditation. Ah, blessed God, how many in the mills and factories have risen at four, on this day even, to toil and suffering!
Page 157 - Hast thou entered into the treasures of the snow, or hast thou seen the treasures of the hail, which I have reserved against the time of trouble, against the day of battle and war ?
Page 3 - Yet fame deserved no enemy can grudge; The statesman we abhor, but praise the judge. In Israel's courts ne'er sat an Abbethdin With more discerning eyes, or hands more clean Unbribed, unsought, the wretched to redress, Swift of despatch, and easy of access.
Page 372 - which, under His grace, we have sustained for the consolidation of Protestant truth, the welfare of Israel, and the extension of the Kingdom of our blessed Lord.—ASHLEY. ' We took sweet counsel together, and walked in the house of God as friends.'

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