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Far Off: Or Africa and America Described, with Anecdotes, Part 2 (1854)
Favell Lee Mortimer
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Page 58 - If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us; but if we confess our sins, God is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Page 259 - ... some fine cheeses. They have been in the garret and deposited a load or two of flour, and a bag of buck-wheat, and another of meal. They have been in the study and placed an easy chair, and a rug before it, for their pastor has left life's meridian behind him. They have been in the pantry, and left a barrel of sugar, a chest of tea, and a cask of molasses. The children find with surprise a nice new great coat hanging in the hall, as if it were quite at home. And on mamma's bed a web to make frocks,...
Page 363 - I would not change my native land For rich Peru with all her gold : A nobler prize lies in my hand, Than East or Western Indies hold.
Page 248 - Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house ? When thou seest the naked, that thou cover him, and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh...
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Page 157 - Father, I love you much. Your visit and your presence have made my heart white as milk. The words of your mouth are sweet as honey, but the words of a resurrection are too great to be heard. I do not wish to hear again about the dead rising! The dead cannot arise ! The dead must not arise!' ' Why,' I inquired, 'can so great a man refuse knowledge, and turn away from wisdom?
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