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Page 10 - Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
Page 2 - Ye whose hearts are fresh and simple, Who have faith in God and Nature, Who believe, that in all ages Every human heart is human, That in even savage bosoms There are longings, yearnings, strivings For the good they comprehend not, That the feeble hands and helpless, Groping blindly in the darkness, Touch God's right hand in that darkness And are lifted up and strengthened; Listen to this simple story, To this Song of Hiawatha!
Page 51 - ABOU BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich and like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold: Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to the presence in the room he said, "What writest thou?" The vision raised its head, And, with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered, "The names of those who love the Lord.
Page 51 - The names of those who love the Lord." "And is mine one?" said Abou. "Nay, not so,
Page 38 - Whatever crazy sorrow saith, No life that breathes with human breath Has ever truly longed for death. " 'Tis life, whereof our nerves are scant, Oh life, not death, for which we pant ; More life, and fuller, that I want.
Page 26 - Lift up your eyes on high, and behold who hath created these things, that bringeth out their host by number; he calleth them all by names by the greatness of his might, for that he is strong in power; not one faileth.
Page 26 - Lo, these are parts of his ways: but how little a portion is heard of him? but the thunder of his power who can understand?
Page 48 - All Scripture is given by inspiration of God;" that "holy men of old spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost," form the chief foundation on which the claim is rested.
Page 46 - When the sun shall be folded up ; and when the stars shall fall ; and when the mountains shall be made to pass away ; and when the camels ten months gone with young shall be neglected ; and when the wild beasts shall be gathered together...