Letters from Egypt to Plain Folks at Home

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Seeley, Jackson & Halliday, 1879 - Education - 259 pages

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Page 63 - If thou at all take thy neighbour's raiment to pledge, thou shalt deliver it unto him by that the sun goeth down : for that is his covering only, it is his raiment for his skin : wherein shall he sleep ? and it shall come to pass, when he crieth unto me, that I will hear; for I am gracious.
Page 39 - Thou sayest, (but they are but vain words,) I have counsel and strength for the war. Now on whom dost thou trust, that thou rebellest against me ? Now, behold, thou trustest upon the staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt, on which if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce it: so is Pharaoh king of Egypt unto all that trust on him.
Page 140 - Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon...
Page 255 - To shine upon them that sit in darkness and the shadow of death ; To guide our feet into the way of peace.
Page 40 - For the land, whither thou goest to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt, from whence ye came out, where thou sowedst thy seed, and wateredst it with thy foot, as a garden of herbs : but the land, whither ye go to possess it, is a land of hills and valleys, and drinketh water of the rain of heaven...
Page 209 - Therefore thus saith the Lord concerning Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah: They shall not lament for him, saying, "Ah my brother!" or, "Ah sister!" they shall not lament for him, saying, "Ah lord!" or, "Ah his glory!" He shall be buried with the burial of an ass, drawn and cast forth beyond the gates of Jerusalem.
Page 104 - Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten after another god : their drink offerings of blood will I not offer, nor take up their names into my lips.
Page 202 - Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, that they may come ; and send for cunning women that they may come : and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.
Page 257 - SYRIA: a Narrative of Efforts made by Mrs. BOWEN THOMPSON for the Evangelization of Syrian Females. Edited by the Rev. HB Tristram, LL.D. In crown 8vo, with Illustrations, 5s. cloth. AMONG THE HUTS IN EGYPT : Scenes from Real Life. By ML WHATELY, Author of
Page 257 - Evangelization of Syrian Females. Edited by the Rev. HB TRISTRAM, LL.D. Third Edition. In crown 8vo, with Illustrations, 5s., cloth. THE ASIATIC IN ENGLAND ; Sketches of Sixteen Years' Work among the Orientals in London. By JOSEPH SALTER. With a Preface by the Rev. HENRY VENN, BD ; and an Introductory Chapter by Lieut.-Colonel R.

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