The Story of the Life of Mackay of Uganda: Pioneer Missionary

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Hodder & Stoughton, 1907 - Missionaries - 323 pages


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Page 132 - So shall he sprinkle many nations ; The kings shall shut their mouths at him : For that which had not been told them shall they see; And that which they had not heard shall they consider.
Page 290 - I was not ever thus, nor prayed that thou shouldst lead me on; I loved to choose and see my path; but now lead thou me on. I loved the garish day, and, spite of fears, pride ruled my will: remember not past years. So long thy power hath blest me, sure it still will lead me on, o'er moor and fen, o'er crag and torrent, till the night is gone, and with the morn those angel faces smile, which I have loved long since, and lost awhile.
Page 249 - And around the bows and along the side The heavy hammers and mallets plied, Till after many a week, at length, Wonderful for form and strength, Sublime in its enormous bulk, Loomed aloft the shadowy hulk...
Page 8 - And I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, and the battle bow shall be cut off: and he shall speak peace unto the heathen: and his dominion shall be from sea even to sea, and from the river even to the ends of the earth.
Page 81 - Do something — do it soon — with all thy might ; An angel's wing would droop if long at rest, And God himself, inactive, were no longer blest.
Page 238 - I looked, and thought the quiet of the scene An emblem of the peace that yet shall be, When o'er earth's continents, and isles between, The noise of war shall cease from sea to sea, And married nations dwell in harmony ; When millions, crouching in the dust to one, No more shall beg their lives on bended knee, Jfor the black stake be dressed, nor in the sun The o'erlabored captive toil, and wish his life were done.
Page 126 - Some must be great. Great offices will have Great talents. And God gives to every man The virtue, temper, understanding, taste, That lifts him into life, and lets him fall Just in the niche he was ordained to fill.
Page 10 - Tis strange how thought upon a child Will, like a presence, sometimes press — And, when his pulse is beating wild, And life itself is in excess — When foot and hand, and ear and eye, Are all with...
Page 133 - Lake Victoria : A Narrative of Explorations in Search of the Source of the Nile. Compiled from the Memoirs of Captains Speke and Grant.
Page 10 - How in his heart will spring A feeling whose mysterious thrall Is stronger, sweeter far than all ; And on its silent wing, How with the clouds he'll float away, As wandering and as lost as they ! APRIL.

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