Early Indiana Trials and Sketches: Reminiscences

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Moore, Wilstach, Keys & Company, printers, 1858 - Indiana - 640 pages
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Page 79 - to thy cross I cling. While I draw this fleeting breath, When mine eye-lids close in death, When I rise to worlds unknown, And behold thee on thy throne, Rock of ages cleft for me ! Let me hide myself in thee. The
Page 77 - The voice of free grace cries,—" Escape to the mountain ! " For Adam's lost race Christ hath opened a fountain ; For sin and uncleanness, and every transgression, His blood flows most freely in streams of salvation. CHORUS. Hallelujah to the Lamb! he hath purchased our pardon, We'll praise him again, when we pass over Jordan.
Page 111 - rest; There, your seat is now prepared,— There, your kingdom and reward. Fear not, brethren ! joyful stand On the borders of your land; Jesus Christ, your Father's Son, Bids you undismayed go on. Lord ! submissive make us go, Gladly leaving all
Page 77 - we own it love divine. King of glory! reign forever— Thine an everlasting crown ; Nothing from thy love shall sever Those whom thou hast made thine own. Happy objects of thy grace Destined to behold thy face. Saviour hasten thine appearing;
Page 286 - The authority having thus entirely passed from the States, the right to exercise it for the purpose of protection does not exist in them, and consequently, if it be not possessed by the General Government it must be extinct. Our political system would thus present the anomaly of a people stripped of the right
Page 452 - my family and peaceable habitation on the Yadkin river in North Carolina, to wander through the wilderness of America, in quest of the country of Kentucky, in company with John Finley, John Stuart, Joseph Holden, James Monay, and William Cool.
Page 109 - harmonious human tongues The Savior's praises speak. Angels! assist our mighty joys; Strike all your harps of gold; But when you raise your highest notes, His love can ne'er be told. The
Page 254 - in the order they are named. These swords are accompanied with an injunction not to unsheathe them for the purpose of shedding blood, except it be for self-defense, or in defense of their country and its rights, and, in the latter case, to keep them unsheathed, and prefer falling with them in their hands to the
Page 94 - hymn— When marshalled on the nightly plain, The glittering host bestud the sky; One star alone, of all the train, Can fix the sinner's wandering eye. Hark ! hark !—to God the chorus breaks, From every host, from every gem ; But one alone the Savior speaks,— It is the Star of Bethlehem. Once on the raging seas I rode, The storm was loud, the night was dark,— The ocean
Page 94 - Those lively hopes we owe To Jesus' dying love; We would adore his grace below, And sing his power above. Dear Lord ! accept the praise Of these our humble songs; Till tunes of nobler sound we raise, With our immortal

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