The life of James Davies, a village schoolmaster

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Page 197 - The primal duties shine aloft — like stars; The charities that soothe, and heal, and bless, Are scattered at the feet of Man — like flowers.
Page 184 - I HEARD a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, From henceforth blessed are the dead which die in the Lord : even so saith the Spirit ; for they rest from their labours.
Page 27 - Unoccupied by sorrow of its own, His heart lay open ; and, by nature tuned And constant disposition of his thoughts To sympathy with man, he was alive To all that was enjoyed where'er he went, And all that was endured...
Page 152 - IF ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth: For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.
Page 171 - For our conversation is in heaven ; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the LORD JESUS CHRIST : who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto His glorious body, according to the working whereby He is able to subdue all things unto Himself
Page 10 - Beings, All but a scattered few, live out their time, Husbanding that which they possess within, And go to the grave, unthought of. Strongest minds Are often those of whom the noisy world Hears least ; else surely this Man had not left His graces unrevealed and unproclaimed.
Page 136 - EXCEPT the Lord build the house : their labour is but lost that build it.
Page 68 - I will not suffer mine eyes to sleep, nor mine eyelids to slumber ; neither the temples of my head to take any rest ; 5 Until I find out a place for the temple of the LORD ; an habitation for the mighty GOD of Jacob.
Page 26 - He wandered far ; much did he see of Men, Their manners, their enjoyments, and pursuits, Their passions, and their feelings ; chiefly those Essential and eternal in the heart, Which, mid the simpler forms of rural life, Exist more simple in their elements, And speak a plainer language.
Page 100 - Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath : for it is written, Vengeance is mine ; I will repay, saith the Lord. Therefore, if thine enemy hunger, feed him ; if he thirst, give him drink : for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.

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