Our country: its possible future and its present crisis

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Baker & Taylor Company, 1885 - Home Missions - 229 pages
 

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Page 68 - Wherefore, my brethren, hear me, and hearken to the word of the Lord ; for there shall not any man among you have save it be one wife ; and concubines he shall have none ; for I, the Lord God, delighteth in the chastity of women.
Page 175 - I read not amiss, this powerful race will move down upon Mexico, down upon Central and South America, out upon the islands of the sea, over upon Africa and beyond. And can any one doubt that the result of this competition of races will be the " survival of the fittest "? "Any people,'
Page 154 - Your fate I believe to be certain, though it is deferred by a physical cause. As long as you have a boundless extent of fertile and unoccupied land...
Page 149 - Lastly (and which was not least), a great hope and inward zeal they had of laying some good foundation, or at least to make some way thereunto, for the propagating and advancing the gospel of the kingdom of Christ in those remote parts of the world; yea, though they should be but even as stepping-stones unto others for the performing of so great a work.
Page v - Vigilance in watching opportunity ; tact and daring in seizing upon opportunity ; force and persistence in crowding opportunity to its utmost of possible achievement — these are the martial virtues which must command success.
Page 13 - She will probably become what we are now, the head servant in the great household of the world, the employer of all employed; because her service will be the most and ablest.
Page 183 - Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; and I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the Lord of Hosts.
Page 172 - Americans may reasonably look forward to a time when they will have produced a civilization grander than any the world has known.
Page 183 - Only the Lord had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and He chose their seed after them, even you above all people, as it is this day.
Page 174 - It seems to me that God, with infinite wisdom and skill, is training the Anglo-Saxon race for an hour sure to come in the world's future.

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