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Page 87 - Down the dark future, through long generations, The echoing sounds grow fainter and then cease ; And like a bell, with solemn, sweet vibrations, I hear once more the voice of Christ say, "Peace !" Peace ! and no longer from its brazen portals The blast of War's great organ shakes the skies ! But beautiful as songs of the immortals, The holy melodies of love arise.
Page 372 - I ever fail in affectionate veneration for him who reared it, and defended it against savage violence and destruction, cherished all the domestic virtues beneath its roof, and, through the fire and blood of a seven years' revolutionary war, shrunk from no danger, no toil, no sacrifice, to serve his country, and to raise his children to a condition better than his own, may my name and the name of my posterity be blotted for ever from the memory of mankind ! [Mr.
Page 302 - Plates coloured, price 21s. Home's Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures. Tenth Edition, revised, corrected, and brought down to the present time. Edited by the Rev. T. HABTWELL HOBNE, BD (the Author) ; the Rev. SAMUEL DAVIDSON, DD of the University of Halle, and LL.D.
Page 273 - Because he delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon him: and he caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Page 375 - MY son, thou wast my heart's delight, Thy morn of life was gay and cheery ; That morn has rushed to sudden night, Thy father's house is sad and dreary. • I held thee on my knee, my son ! And kissed thee laughing, kissed thee weeping ; But ah ! thy little day is done, , Thou'rt with thy angel sister sleeping.
Page 372 - ... revolutionary war, shrank from no danger, no toil, no sacrifice, to serve his country, and to raise his children to a condition better than his own, may my name, and the name of my posterity, be blotted forever from the memory of mankind ! — Daniel Webster.
Page 382 - My young friend, you look as though you might be trusted. You say you came to study, and not to waste time. I will take you at your word. You may as well hang up your hat, at once ; go into the other room ; take your book and sit down to reading it, and write at your convenience to New Hampshire for your letters.
Page 201 - Ye know how that it is an unlawful thing for a man that is a Jew to keep company, or come unto one of another nation; but God hath shewed me that I should not call any man common or unclean. 29 Therefore came I unto you without gainsaying, as soon as I was sent for: I ask therefore for what intent ye have sent for me?
Page 433 - God highly exalted him, and gave unto him the name which is above every name ; that in the name of Jesus every knee should bow...