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Page 334 - WE praise thee, O God; we acknowledge thee to be the Lord. All the earth doth worship thee, the Father everlasting. To thee, all Angels cry aloud; the Heavens, and all the Powers therein. To thee, Cherubim and Seraphim continually do cry, Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of Sabaoth; Heaven and earth are full of the Majesty of thy Glory.
Page 340 - As a whole, it is one of the best of the series in which it appears," says the Boston Daily Advertiser* " We think no reader of 'Around my House...
Page 309 - ... for a rich man to enter heaven than for a camel to go through the eye of a needle.
Page 341 - ... prose work equal in depth and dramatic design to this one. ... It is unquestionably the work of genius, powerful in conception, elegant in construction, lofty in tone, proving, as few books do, the power of one clean, white soul, to cope with evil in its most insidious forms, while preserving its own 'crystal clarity.
Page 257 - O hidden Love, who now art loving me ; O wounded Love, who once wast dead for me ;. O sun-crowned Love, who art alive for me ; O patient Love, who weariest not of me — Alone of all, Thou weariest not of me— O bear with me till I am lost in Thee ; O bear with me till I am found in Thee.
Page 336 - It was only to be expected, and even more to be hoped, that the author of 'Kismet' would make a second attempt in a field similar to that in which his first laurels were won. We are happy to say that fresh ground has been broken with remarkable success, and that * Mirage ' may fairly rank beside its fascinating predecessor," says the London Court Journal.
Page 336 - We had occasion, some months since, to speak of 'Kismet* as a clever and promising novel ; and we are happy to be able to say that the author of ' Kismet* has redeemed the pledge of that work with even greater promptness than was to be expected. ' Mirage' strikes us as very clever indeed, and as a decided advance upon its predecessor.