Voices from the Silent Land: Or, Leaves of Consolation for the Afflicted
J. P. Jewett, 1853 - 274 էջ
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Voices from the Silent Land, Or Leaves of Consolation for the Afflicted
Martha Noyes Williams
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1854
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affections affliction angel bear beauty believe better blessed body breath bright bring child Christ Christian close comfort consolation dark dead dear death deep departed dreams dust dwell earth eternal evil eyes fair faith fall Father fear feel flowers forever give glory God's gone grave grief hand happy hath heart heaven heavenly hold holy hope hour immortal Jesus land leave light living look Lord lost meet memory mind morning mother mourn nature never night o'er once pain parent passed past peace prayer presence reason rest rise saints sigh silent sing sister sleep smile song sorrow soul spirit stand stars suffering sweet tears tell tender thee thine things thou art thou hast thought tomb trouble turn unto voice waters weary weep
Էջ 256 - While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept: for I said, Who can tell whether God will be gracious to me, that the child may live? But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.
Էջ 256 - In the cave that is in the field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron the Hittite for a possession of a burying place. There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried Leah.
Էջ 18 - Leaves have their time to fall, And flowers to wither at the north wind's breath, And stars to set, but all — Thou hast all seasons for thine own, O Death...
Էջ 160 - Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou any thing unto him : for now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me.
Էջ 54 - He that hath found some fledged bird's nest may know At first sight if the bird be flown ; But what fair well or grove he sings in now, That is to him unknown.
Էջ 155 - Although my house be not so with God; yet He hath made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure: for this is all my salvation, and all my desire, although He make it not to grow.
Էջ 26 - We watched her breathing through the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. " ' So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. " ' Our very hopes belied our fears ; Our fears our hopes belied ; We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. " ' For when the morn came dim and sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed ; — she had Another morn...
Էջ 84 - FRIEND after friend departs ; Who hath not lost a friend ? There is no union here of hearts, That finds not here an end : Were this frail world our only rest, Living or dying none were blest.
Էջ 236 - For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.
Էջ 26 - The days of our years are threescore years and ten ; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow ; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.