Sketches of Canadian Life, Lay and Ecclesiastical: Illustrative of Canada and the Canadian Church

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Page 261 - Ivanitch ; and there he sat, book in hand, as though he had not noticed anything. In the middle of the room stood a table, covered with a ragged black oil-cloth, beneath which the edge, hacked in places with penknives, was visible in many places. Around the table stood several unpainted stools, polished with long use.
Page 256 - You have every reason to trust in the faithfulness of the Divine promise," replied Vernon. " Having trained up your children in the way they should go, you may humbly hope that when they are old they will not depart from it. Still...
Page 141 - He will long be missed ; his hoary head, which was a crown of glory, for it was found in the way of righteousness ; his mild grey eye, his furrowed brow, his sunken cheek, his peaceful smile, will often be remembered.
Page 187 - Paul, that Christ is able to save to the uttermost all that come to God by him...
Page 144 - ... in that day when the secrets of all hearts shall be revealed.
Page 255 - I am very glad you sent for me," replied Vernon ; " and it will be a great pleasure to me if I can afford you any comfort under the trial which God has seen fit to lay upon you.
Page 262 - ... laugh at them, weep over them, sneer at them, or (if they wish to appear more pious than others) denounce them. So they think they are doing something wonderful and pre-eminently scientific when they praise a human nature which exists nowhere and attack human nature as it really is. They conceive men not as they are but as they would wish them to be.

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