Miscellany: Consisting of Essays, Biographical Sketches, and Notes of Travel

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L. Swormstedt & J. H. Power, 1852 - 390 էջ
 

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Էջ 49 - free, and that ye break every yoke? Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? When thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
Էջ 60 - the sixth chapter of Genesis: " And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
Էջ 72 - Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for the honor of my majesty? While the word was in the King's mouth, there fell a voice from heaven saying, . . . The kingdom is departed from thee.
Էջ 40 - Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bride-chamber mourn, as long as the bridegroom is with them ? but the days will come when the bridegroom shall be taken from them, and then shall they fast,
Էջ 73 - The kingdom is departed from thee. . . . The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws.
Էջ 196 - For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost, and of faith: and much people was added unto the Lord." It is to be lamented, that such a mind as his left so few traces of itself upon paper. He had no ambition whatever to figure as a writer;
Էջ 258 - Even unto this present hour we both hunger, and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and have no certain dwelling-place; and labor, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it; being defamed, we entreat; we are made as the filth of the earth, and are the offscouring of all things unto this day.
Էջ 61 - Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers : for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness ? and what communion hath light with darkness? and what concord hath Christ with Belial ? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?
Էջ 162 - After this I beheld, and lo, a great multitude which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; and cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God, which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb!
Էջ 66 - termination is revealed, and is truly awful: "And the angel which I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth, lifted up his hand to heaven, and sware by him that liveth forever and ever, . . . that there should be time no longer.

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