Out of Due Time: A Novel

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1906 - 379 pages

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Page 368 - Heaven ; blessed are the meek, for they shall possess the land; blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted ; blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice, for they shall have their fill; blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy; blessed are the clean of heart, for they shall see God; blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God; blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice's sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven...
Page 375 - He will not only pardon, but pardon abundantly: for his thoughts are not as our thoughts, nor his ways as our ways.
Page 78 - Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee. For whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge. Thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God. Where thou diest, I will die, and there will I be buried. The Lord do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part thee and me.
Page 209 - Not boasting of things without our measure, that is, of other men's labours; but having hope, when your faith is increased, that we' shall be enlarged byyou, according to our rule abundantly, 16 To preach the gospel in the regions beyond you, and not to boast in another man's line ot things made ready to our hand.
Page 155 - Thou well knewest, we knew not), it came to pass, Thyself, as I believe, by Thy secret ways so ordering it, that she and I stood alone, leaning in a certain window, which looked into the garden of the house where we now lay, at Ostia; where removed from the din of men, we were recruiting from the fatigues of a long journey, for the voyage. We were discoursing then together, alone, very sweetly; and forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto...
Page 374 - Lord, thou hast proved me, and known me : thou hast known my sitting down and my rising up. Thou hast understood my thoughts afar off; my path and my line thou hast searched out.
Page 369 - Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy, And according to the multitude of thy tender mercies, blot out my iniquity.
Page 86 - Commit thy way unto the Lord, and He will bring it to pass.
Page 377 - ... at an unseasonable time. There is a time for every thing, and many a man desires a reformation of an abuse, or the fuller development of a doctrine, or the adoption of a particular policy, but forgets to ask himself whether the right time for it is come...
Page 323 - ... and that these things were not out of Thyself, in Thine own likeness, which is the form of all things, but out of nothing, a formless unlikeness, which should be formed by Thy likeness (recurring to Thy Unity, according to their appointed capacity, so far as is given to each thing in his kind), and might all be made very good; whether they abide around Thee, or, being in gradation removed in time and place, make or undergo the beautiful variations of the Universe. These things they see, and rejoice,...

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