Life-studies: Or, How to Live: Illustrated in the Biographies of Bunyan, Tersteegen, Montgomery, Perthes, and Mrs. Winslow

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R. Carter & Brothers, 1860 - 343 էջ

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Էջ 56 - TEACH me, my God and King, In all things thee to see, And what I do in any thing, To do it as for thee...
Էջ 82 - He looks abroad into the varied field Of nature, and though poor perhaps, compared With those whose mansions glitter in his sight, Calls the delightful scenery all his own. His are the mountains, and the valleys his, And the resplendent rivers. His to enjoy With a propriety that none can feel, But who, with filial confidence inspired, Can lift to heaven an unpresumptuons eye, 'And smiling say —
Էջ 16 - THOU hidden love of God, whose height, Whose depth unfathomed no man knows; I see from far thy beauteous light, Inly I sigh for thy repose. My heart is pained ; nor can it be At rest, till it find rest in thee.
Էջ 4 - Now just as the Gates were opened to let in the men, I looked in after them, and behold, the City shone like the Sun; the Streets also were paved with Gold, and in them walked many men, with Crowns on their heads, Palms in their hands, and golden Harps to sing praises withal. There were also of them that had wings, and they answered one another without intermission, saying, Holy, Holy, Holy, is the Lord.
Էջ 84 - As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God...
Էջ 106 - This book will make a traveller of thee, If by its counsel thou wilt ruled be; It will direct thee to the Holy Land, If thou wilt its directions understand: Yea, it will make the slothful active be; The blind also delightful things to see.
Էջ 16 - Each moment draw from earth away My heart, that lowly waits thy call ; Speak to my inmost soul, and say, — I am thy love, thy God, thy all ! To feel thy power, to hear thy voice, To taste thy love, be all my choice.
Էջ 84 - You must be had back again to prison, and there lie for three months following ; and at three months' end, if you do not submit to go to church to hear divine service, arid leave your preaching, you must be banished the realm ; and if, after such a day as shall be appointed you to be gone, you shall be found in this realm, or be found to come over again without special license from the king, you must stretch by the neck for it, I tell you plainly.
Էջ 54 - Wherefore with my utmost art I will sing thee, And the cream of all my heart I will bring thee.
Էջ 64 - Ah! from the soul itself must issue forth A light, a glory, a fair luminous cloud Enveloping the Earth And from the soul itself must there be sent A sweet and potent voice, of its own birth, Of all sweet sounds the life and element!

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