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Isaac W. Wiley, Late Bishop of the M.E. Church: A Monograph - Scholar's ...
Richard Sutton Rust
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Page 144 - And he saith unto them, Be not affrighted: ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was crucified: he is risen; he is not here: behold the place where they laid him. 7 But go your way, tell his disciples and Peter that he goeth before you into Galilee: there shall ye see him, as he said unto you.
Page 49 - Rest, weary head ! Lie down to slumber in the peaceful tomb : Light from above has broken through its gloom ; Here, in the place where once thy Saviour lay, Where He shall wake thee on a future day, Like a tired child upon its mother's breast, Rest, sweetly rest ! Rest...
Page 50 - To blot the era of Oppression out, And lead a universal Freedom in. And heaven wants SOULS — fresh and capacious souls, To taste its raptures, and expand, like flowers, Beneath the glory of its Central Sun ; It wants fresh souls — not lean and shrivelled ones ; It wants fresh souls, my brother — give it thine.
Page 50 - The world wants men — light-hearted, manly men — Men who shall join its chorus, and prolong" The psalm of labor and the song of love. The times wants scholars — scholars who shall shape The doubtful destinies of dubious years, And land the ark that bears our country's good, Safe on some peaceful Ararat at last.
Page 50 - If thou indeed wilt be what scholars should ; If thou wilt be a hero, and wilt strive To help thy fellow and exalt thyself, Thy feet at last shall stand on jasper floors, Thy heart at last shall seem a thousand hearts — Each single heart with myriad raptures filled — While thou shalt sit with princes and with kings, Rich in the jewel of a ransomed soul.
Page 17 - ... and is not puffed up, that doth not behave itself unseemly, that seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil, that beareth all things, believeth all things, endureth all things.
Page 59 - MAIDEN ! with the meek, brown eyes, In whose orbs a shadow lies Like the dusk in evening skies ! Thou whose locks outshine the sun, Golden tresses, wreathed in one, As the braided streamlets run ! Standing, with reluctant feet, Where the brook and river meet, Womanhood and childhood fleet...
Page 90 - ... surface with a multitude of small boats, constituting the homes of a large number of natives who make their living by fishing and disposing of their supply to the people of the villages along the river. On the right bank of the river is a large village, Kwantow, where there is a military establishment and a custom-house, which used to be the general clearance office for the city of Foochow. Continuing to ascend the stream, the traveler reaches another narrow pass, called the Mingang, with columns...
Page 50 - The age wants heroes — heroes who shall dare To struggle in the solid ranks of truth ; To clutch the monster error by the throat ; To bear opinion to a loftier seat ; To blot the era of oppression out, And lead a universal freedom in.