Heroes of the Goodwin Sands

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F.H. Revell Company, 1892 - Goodwin Sands (England). - 256 pages
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Page 76 - ships, that do business in great waters ; these see the works of the Lord, and His wonders in the deep. . . . Then they cry unto the Lord in their trouble, and He bringeth them out of their distresses. . . . Oh that men would praise the Lord
Page 13 - Would'st thou,' so the helmsman answered, ' Learn the secrets of the sea ? Only those who brave its dangers Comprehend its mystery.
Page 158 - Where the grim hell-hounds, prowling round the shore, With foul intent the stranded bark explore. Deaf to the voice of woe, her decks they board, While tardy Justice slumbers o'er her sword.
Page 116 - Deathless principle, arise! Soar, thou native of the skies. Pearl of price, by Jesus bought, To His glorious likeness wrought!
Page 119 - Nor toil nor hazard nor distress appear To sink the seamen with unmanly fear; Though their firm hearts no pageant-honour boast, They scorn the wretch that trembles in
Page 213 - Not once or twice in our rough island story The path of duty was the way to glory.
Page 36 - in a purple cloak, And lay them both upon the waste sea-shore At Hastings, there to guard the land for which He did forswear himself.
Page 166 - The leak we've found, it cannot pour fast; We've lightened her a foot or more— Up and rig a jury foremast, She rights ! She rights, boys
Page 194 - the comfortless troubles of the needy, and because of the deep sighing of the poor.
Page 35 - the fort of Hastings opened to his coming with a shout from its armed men. All the boatmen, all the mariners far and near, thronged to him, with sail and

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