Fanny Crosby's Life-story

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Every Where, 1903 - Blind - 160 pages
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Page 134 - Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased. 8 I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety.
Page 112 - Jesus only' the heart can see. Her heart can see ! her heart can see, Beyond the glooms and the mystery, Glimpses of glory, not far away, Nearing and brightening day by day ; Golden crystal and emerald bow, Lustre of pearl and sapphire glow, Sparkling river and healing tree, Evergreen palms of victory, Harp and crown and raiment white, Holy and beautiful dwellers in light ; A throne, and One thereon, whose face Is the glory of that glorious place. Dear blind sister over the sea ! An English heart...
Page 128 - SAFE in the arms of Jesus, Safe on His gentle breast, There by His love o'ershaded, Sweetly my soul shall rest.
Page 111 - Oh, her heart can see, her heart can see ! And its sight is strong, and swift and free. Never the ken of mortal eye Could pierce so deep and far and high As the eagle vision of hearts that dwell In the lofty, sunlit citadel Of Faith that overcomes the world...
Page 27 - Although I cannot see, I am resolved that in this world Contented I will be. How many blessings I enjoy That other people don't; To weep and sigh because I'm blind, I cannot, and I won't.2 Fanny went on to write such well-known hymns as "Blessed Assurance," "All the Way My Savior Leads Me," "Rescue the Perishing,
Page 110 - Sweet blind singer over the sea, Tuneful and jubilant, how can it be That the songs of gladness, which float so far, As if they fell from the evening star, Are the notes of one who never may see "Visible music...
Page 111 - Her heart can see, her heart can see ! Well may she sing so joyously ! For the King Himself in His tender grace, Hath shown her the brightness of His face...
Page 115 - We are going, we are going To a home beyond the skies, Where the fields are robed in beauty, And the sunlight never dies; "Where the fount of joy is flowing In the valley green and fair.
Page 96 - O gallant Clay ! — though for thy brow Its laurels Fame is weaving, Vain trophies these ! — thy bosom now Its last faint sigh is heaving. Back, tyrants ! — would ye deeper make The wounds already given? You, from an aged father's heart, Another tie have riven. Intrepid warrior ! — thou...
Page 125 - It may seem a little old-fashioned, always to begin one's work with prayer : but I never undertake a hymn without first asking the good Lord to be my inspiration in the work that I am about to do.

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