"The Hakim Sahib." The Foreign Doctor: A Biography of Joseph Plumb Cochran, M. D., of Persia

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Fleming H. Revell Company, 1911 - Iran - 384 pages
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Page 270 - Now, when this letter is come unto thee, behold, I have therewith sent Naaman my servant to thee, that thou mayest recover him of his leprosy.
Page 310 - Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters? 3 Know ye not that we shall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life?
Page 29 - She doeth little kindnesses, Which most leave undone, or despise ; For naught that sets one heart at ease, And giveth happiness or peace, Is low-esteemed in her eyes.
Page 384 - This building is erected in loving memory of Joseph Plumb Cochran, MD The beloved physician, the founder of this hospital, and the friend of people of every race, creed, and rank, skillful in healing, wise in counsel, gentle in spirit, defending the oppressed, relieving the poor, comforting the dying. In loyal devotion to the Lord Jesus Christ, "who came not to be ministered unto but to minister," he here gave his life that others might live.
Page 310 - Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded ? 8 Nay, ye do wrong, and defraud, and that your brethren.
Page 17 - It is clothed with luxuriant verdure, fruitful fields, gardens, and vineyards, and irrigated by considerable streams of pure water from the adjacent mountains. The landscape is one of the most lovely in the East ; and the effect is not a little heightened by the contrast of such surprising fertility with the stern aspect of the surrounding heights, on which not a solitary tree is to be seen ; while in the plain, the willows, poplars, and sycamores by the water-courses, the peach, apricot, pear, plum,...
Page 17 - A plain of exuberant fertility is enclosed between the mountains and the lake, comprising an area of about five hundred square miles, and bearing upon its bosom no less than three hundred hamlets and villages. It is clothed with luxuriant verdure, fruitful fields, gardens, and vineyards, and irrigated by considerable streams of pure water from the adjacent mountains. The landscape is one of the most lovely in the East...
Page 294 - Thou hast been faithful over a few things ; enter thou into the joy of thy Lord.
Page 266 - He always wins who sides with God, To him no chance is lost; God's will is sweetest to him when It triumphs at his cost. 4. Ill, that God blesses, is our good, And unblest good is ill ; And all is right that seems most wrong, If it be His dear will!
Page 17 - ... the lake, comprising an area of about five hundred square miles, and bearing upon its bosom no less than three hundred hamlets and villages. It is clothed with luxuriant verdure, fruitful fields, gardens, and vineyards, and irrigated by considerable streams of pure water from the adjacent mountains. The landscape is one of the most lovely in the East; and the effect is not a little heightened by the contrast of such surprising fertility with the stern aspect of...

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