Watson's Woods: Or, Margaret Huntington's Experiment

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Anson D. F. Randolph, 1860 - 360 pages
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Page 285 - Just as I am, and waiting not To rid my soul of one dark blot, To Thee, whose blood can cleanse each spot, 0 Lamb of God, I come ! " Just as I am, though toss'd about With many a conflict, many a doubt, Fightings within and fears without,
Page 49 - Oh, sweeter than the marriage-feast 'Tis sweeter far to me . To walk together to the kirk With a goodly company 1— To walk together to the kirk And all together pray, While each to his great Father bends,— Old men, and babes, and loving friends, And youths and maidens gay I
Page 39 - A fancy from a flower-bell, some one's death, A chorus-ending from Euripides,— And that's enough for fifty hopes and fears As old and new at once as Nature's self,— To rap, and knock, and enter in our soul, Take hands and dance there a fantastic ring Bound
Page 285 - Just as I am, though toss'd about With many a conflict, many a doubt, Fightings within and fears without, 0 Lamb of God, I come I 'Just as I am, poor, wretched, blind,
Page 239 - night-winda round me sigh, And the stars burn bright in the midnight sky, As I sit apart by the desert stone, Like Elijah at Horeb's cave, alone, A ' still small voice' comes through the wild,— Like a father consoling his fretful child— Which banishes bitterness, wrath and fear,— Saying, ' Man is distant, but God is near.'
Page 160 - A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine; Who sweeps a room, as for Thy laws, Makes that and the action fine I
Page 359 - 1 So pray we, oftentimes, mourning our lot: God, in His kindness, answereth not " Two hands to work addrest Aye for His praise; Two feet that never rest Walking His ways; Two eyes that look above Still through all tears ; Two lips that breathe but love, . Never more fears. So cry
Page 214 - 1 So should we live that every hour May die as dies the natural flower— A self-reviving thing of power ; That every thought and every deed May hold within itself the seed Of future good and future meed.
Page 149 - dark triangle of its shade alone When the clear day is shining on its top,— So darkness in the pathway of man's life Is but the shadow of God's providence, By the great Sun of Wisdom cast thereon : And what is dark below is light in Heaven 1
Page 239 - As I sit apart by the desert stone, Like Elijah at Horeb's cave, alone, A ' still small voice' comes through the wild,— Like a father consoling his fretful child— Which banishes bitterness, wrath and fear,— Saying, ' Man is distant, but God is near.'

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