Pioneer Days in Kansas

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Pilgrim Press, 1903 - 274 pages
 

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Page 219 - The dead bodies of thy servants have they given to be meat unto the fowls of the air, and the flesh of thy saints unto the beasts of the land. 3 Their blood have they shed like water on every side of Jerusalem, and there was no man to bury them.
Page 231 - For a small moment have I forsaken thee, but, with great mercies will I gather thee. In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment : but with everlasting kindness will I have mercyon thee^ saith the Lord thy Redeemer.
Page 61 - WE cross the prairie as of old The pilgrims crossed the sea, To make the West, as they the East, The homestead of the free...
Page 270 - Are there no foes for me to face ? Must I not stem the flood ? Is this vile world a friend to grace, To help me on to God...
Page 230 - They which builded on the wall, and they that bare burdens, with those that laded, every one with one of his hands wrought in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon.
Page 146 - And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them. They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.
Page 233 - For Freedom's battle once begun, Bequeathed by bleeding Sire to Son, Though baffled oft is ever won.
Page 152 - They left the ploughshare in the mould, Their flocks and herds without a fold, The sickle in the unshorn grain, The corn, half-garnered, on the plain, And mustered, in their simple dress, For wrongs to seek a stern redress, To right those wrongs, come weal, come woe, To perish, or o'ercome their foe.
Page 61 - We go to plant her common schools On distant prairie swells, And give the Sabbaths of the wild The music of her bells. Upbearing, like the Ark of old, The Bible in our van, We go to test the truth of God Against the fraud of man.
Page 40 - ... speak, of Western evangelism! The first Minutes of the Congregational Association contained the following statement in its Narrative of the State of Religion ; " There is a vigorous colony of Congregationalists at Quindaro, possessed of ample means to put in operation the ordinances of the gospel. They have appropriated $10,000 to build a church, and offer a liberal support to a minister.

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