Tales and illustrations: chiefly intended for young persons

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Published by John S. Taylor & Co. at the New York Sunday School and Juvenile Book Depository, 1843 - 228 pages
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Page viii - I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan : very pleasant hast thou been unto me : thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.
Page 90 - For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.
Page 52 - And let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink...
Page 52 - I stand here by the well of water ; and the daughters of the men of the city come out to draw water : and let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink ; and she shall say, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also : let the same be she that thou has appointed for thy servant Isaac ; and thereby shall I know that thou hast shewed kindness unto my master.
Page 92 - Other refuge have I none, Hangs my helpless soul on thee ; Leave, ah ! leave me not alone ; Still support and comfort me ! All my trust on thee is stayed, All my help from thee I bring ; Cover my defenceless head With the shadow of thy wing.
Page 230 - BOOKS. 15 cities of Hamburg and Lubeck ; containing notices of the Manners and Customs, Commerce, Manufactures, Arts, and Sciences, Education, Literature, and Religion of those Countries and Cities. By the Rev. Robert Baird, with Maps and numerous Engravings, 2 vols. 12mo., $200 HEROINES OF SACRED HISTORY, by Mrs.
Page 178 - He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. "He shall cover thee with His feathers, and under His wings shalt thou trust ; His truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
Page 138 - ... young life. If it be evil to mislead gray-headed age, it must be far more so to turn aside the young heart to a road of error in which he may forever walk. Ah ! it is a solemn admonition — you are teaching children. The second is, recollect that you are teaching for God. " Como, ye children, hearken unto me : I will teach you the fear of the Lord.
Page 26 - ... with all that retinue. When he was thus led forth, how many Angels, suppose ye, led the way before him ? And to show that I speak no fiction, I will make the fact manifest to you from a certain ancient narrative. Elisha the prophet, ( perhaps ye know the man,) at the time (2 Kings vi : 8-12.) when the king of Syria was at war with the king of Israel, sitting at his own home, brought to light all the counsels which the king of Syria was taking in his chamber with them that were privy to his designs,...
Page 234 - All orders from the country will be immediately attended to, and books forwarded according to directions. — Should the selection of books for Sunday Schools be left with B.

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