The Jewel in the Lotos: A Novel

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J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1884 - Women authors, American - 338 pages
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Page 329 - Thus saith the Lord, Refrain thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears : for thy work* shall be rewarded, saith the Lord; and they shall come again from the land of the enemy. And there is hope in thine end, saith the Lord, that thy children shall come again to their own border.
Page 96 - So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty to do.
Page 95 - And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
Page 328 - Thus saith the Lord; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping ; Rachel weeping for her children refused to be comforted for her children, because they were not...
Page 217 - Who is David ? and who is the son of Jesse ? there be many servants now-a-days that break away every man from his master. Shall I then take my bread and my water, and my flesh that I have killed for my shearers, and give it unto men whom I know not whence they be ? So David's young men turned their way, and went again, and came and told him all those sayings.
Page 218 - He made darkness His secret place: His pavilion round about Him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.
Page 94 - Now, therefore, arise, 0 LORD GOD, into thy resting-place, thou, and the ark of thy strength: let thy priests, 0 LORD GOD, be clothed with salvation, and let thy saints rejoice in goodness. 0 LORD GOD, turn not away the face of thine anointed; remember the mercies of DAVID, thy servant.
Page 61 - His action is peculiar, and chiefly consists in his placing the forefinger of his right hand on the palm of his left, or in running his fingers through his hair, thus tossing it about in the most careless manner imaginable.
Page 79 - I have dreamed: behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and lo, my sheaf arose and stood upright; and behold, your sheaves gathered round it, and bowed down to my sheaf.
Page 114 - Glenlyon had risen and was looking at her, she gladly rose, and, going to her guardian, laid her hand on his arm. and looked up at him with a dimpling smile which both the duke and his son mentally pronounced adorable.

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