A Memoir of Captain W. Thornton Bate, R.N.

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Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1859 - 255 pages

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Page 227 - Because thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the Most High, thy habitation, there shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
Page 14 - TEACH me, my God and King, In all things Thee to see, And what I do in anything, To do it as for Thee...
Page 56 - The Lord bless thee, and keep thee : the Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee : the Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
Page 131 - Here in the body pent, Absent from Him I roam, Yet nightly pitch my moving tent A day's march nearer home. My Father's house on high, Home of my soul ! how near, At times, to faith's foreseeing eye, Thy golden gates appear! Ah! then my spirit faints To reach the land I love, The bright inheritance of saints, Jerusalem above!
Page 7 - Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever.
Page 131 - Amen ; so let it be : Life from the dead is in that word, 'Tis immortality. Here in the body pent, Absent from Him I roam, Yet nightly pitch my moving tent A day's march nearer home.
Page 206 - That Scripture is the only cure of woe : That field of promise, how it flings abroad Its odour o'er the Christian's thorny road ! The soul, reposing on assured relief, Feels herself happy amidst all her grief, Forgets her labour as she toils along, Weeps tears of joy, and bursts into a song.
Page 162 - O God, Thou art my' God; early will I seek Thee: My soul thirsteth for Thee, my flesh longeth for Thee In a dry and thirsty land, where no water is ; To see Thy power and Thy glory, So as I have seen Thee in the sanctuary.
Page 245 - Svo. price £1. 10s. cloth ; or each work complete in one volume, separately as follows : AMY HERBERT 2s. 6d. GERTRUDE 2s. 6d. The EARL'S DAUGHTER . . 2s. 6d. The EXPERIENCE of LIFE. . 2s. 6d. CLEVE HALL 3s. fid. IVORS, or the Two COUSINS 3s. 6d. KATHARINE ASHTON ....3s. 6d. MARGARET PERCIVAL ..5s. Od. LANETON PARSONAGE ..4s. 6d. Aim by the Author of Amy Herbert.
Page 187 - Thou, which hast shewed me great and sore troubles, shalt quicken me again, and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth.

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