"Leaflets from My Life": A Narrative Autobiography

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Simpkin, Marshall, 1888 - Authors, English - 244 pages
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Page 152 - Verily, verily, I say unto thee, When thou wast young, thou girdedst thyself, and walkedst whither thou wouldest: but when thou shalt be old, thou shalt stretch forth thy hands, and another shall gird thee, and carry thee whither thou wouldest not.
Page 182 - When a man hath taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business : but he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer up his wife which he hath taken.
Page 174 - Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: Therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty : For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: He woundeth, and his hands make whole. He shall deliver thee in six troubles: Yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee.
Page 146 - Lord, what work was here ! what clattering of glasses ! what beating down of walls ! what tearing up of monuments ! what pulling down of seats ! what wresting out of irons and brass from the windows and graves ! what defacing of arms ! what demolishing of curious stone-work, that had not any representation in the world, but only of the cost of the founder, and skill of the mason...
Page 193 - Jacob, and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, and you yourselves thrust out. 29 And there shall come from the east and the west and the north and the south ; and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.
Page 153 - Though riches, honours, and all the glories of this world, are with a man, yet he fears, yea, he fears the more for these, because here they must end. But the good man looks death out of countenance, in the words of David, Though I walk through the valley and shadow of death, yet will I fear no evil, for thou art with me.
Page 68 - Cast thy bread upon the waters, and thou shalt find it again after many days...
Page 1 - God for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of this life...

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