Time and chance: a romance and a history: being the story of the life of a man, Volume 1

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Roycrofters, 1899 - History - 582 pages
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Page 5 - I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Page 54 - His second duty is to watch ; ' for he knoweth not the day nor the hour when the Son of man cometh.
Page 251 - At one of these a man was going out to the barn with a lantern in one hand and a basket in the other. " Did you see three men go by in a sleigh ? " " How could I, when I just got out of bed ! " " Well, how far is it to New Haven?
Page 26 - Now doth the sun ascend the sky, And wake creation with its ray ; Keep us from sin, O Lord most high, Through all the actions of the day.
Page 179 - In his own mind he had worked out the truth that it was " a condition and not a theory
Page 236 - Sept. 3rd, 1859. Dear Bell : You can guess how I long to see you only by knowing how you wish to see me. I think of you all day and dream of you at night. I would gladly come home and stay with you always, but for that which brought me here — a desire to do something for others, and not to live wholly for my own happiness. I am at home, five miles north of Harper's Ferry, in an old house on the Kennedy farm, where we keep some of our things. Four of...

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