Weaver Stephen: Odds and Evens in English Religion

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S. Sonnenschein, Le Bas and Lowrey, 1886 - Fiction, English - 298 pages
 

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Page 297 - God: and he shall wipe away every tear from their eyes; and death shall be no more; neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain, any more: the first things are passed away. And he that sitteth on the throne said, Behold, I make all things new.
Page 179 - Who hath woe ? who hath sorrow ? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause ? who hath redness of eyes ? They that tarry long at the wine ; they that go to seek mixed wine.
Page xv - His cheeks are as a bed of spices, as sweet flowers: his lips like lilies, dropping sweet smelling myrrh. His hands are as gold rings set with the beryl: his belly is as bright ivory overlaid with sapphires. His legs are as pillars of marble, set upon sockets of fine gold: his countenance is as Lebanon, excellent as the cedars.
Page 104 - Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments; As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
Page xv - His eyes are as the eyes of doves by the rivers of waters, Washed with milk, and fitly set.
Page 98 - The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof, because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant. Therefore hath the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell therein are desolate : therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.
Page 237 - ... do straitly charge and admonish him, that he do not at any time reveal and make known to any person whatsoever, any crime or offence so committed to his trust and secrecy...
Page 29 - They take their harps from the willows, and cry like the ancients, "our soul is escaped, as a bird from the snare of the fowler; the snare is broken, and we are escaped.
Page 237 - Now GOD doth not speak to us with a voice sounding out of heaven ; but He hath given the keys of the kingdom of heaven and the authority to forgive sin to the ministers of the Church. Wherefore let him, that is a sinner, go to one of them. . Let him acknowledge and confess his sin, and pray him, that according to GOD'S commandment, he will give him absolution, and comfort him with the word of grace and forgiveness of his sins.

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