Fifteen Years Among the Top-knots, Or, Life in Korea

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American Tract Society, 1908 - Missions - 354 pages
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Page 14 - But Peter and John answered and said unto them; Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye. For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.
Page 102 - He always wins who sides with God, To him no chance is lost : God's will is sweetest to him when It triumphs at his cost.
Page 151 - Regent's body-guard when he entered the palace. " Miura told them that on the success of the enterprise depended the eradication of the evils that had done so much mischief in the Kingdom for the past twenty years, and instigated them to despatch the Queen when they entered the palace.
Page 49 - Come one, come all ! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I.
Page 352 - God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise ; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty ; and base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are ; that no flesh should glory in His presence :" the same also recognised by our Lord on another occasion, Matt.
Page 152 - Notwithstanding these facts there is no sufficient evidence to prove that any of the accused actually committed the crime originally meditated by them.
Page 298 - Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock : and the rain descended, and the floods came, and the wind? blew and beat upon that house ; and it fell not : for it was founded upon a rock.
Page 102 - Man's weakness, waiting upon God, Its end can never miss ; For man on earth no work can do More angel-like than this.
Page 150 - Korea) was daily growing more and more arbitrary, and attempting wanton interference with the conduct of State affairs. Disorder and confusion were in this way introduced into the system of administration that had just been reorganized under the guidance and advice of the Imperial Government (Japan).
Page 150 - Kunrcntai troops, drilled by Japanese officers, and for punishing their officers. Moreover a report came to the knowledge of the said Miura that the court had under contemplation a scheme for usurping all political power by degrading some and killing others of the Cabinet Ministers suspected of devotion to the cause of progress and independence. "Under these circumstances he was greatly perturbed inasmuch as he thought that the attitude assumed by the court not only showed remarkable ingratitude...

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