The Life of Thomas Arnold, D.D.

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Hamilton, Adams, 1859 - 227 pages

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Page 227 - Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season ? Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.
Page 95 - And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit...
Page 148 - ... delivered. 7 Our help standeth in the Name of the Lord : who hath made heaven and earth. Psal. cxxv. Qui confidant. HEY that put their trust in the Lord shall be even as the mount Sion : which may not be removed, but standeth fast for ever. 2 The hills stand about Jerusalem : even so standeth the Lord round about his people, from this time forth for evermore.
Page 220 - If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not ? But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.
Page 59 - The true sort of captain too for a boys' army, one who had no misgivings and gave no uncertain word of command, and, let who would yield or make truce, would fight the fight out (so every boy felt) to the last gasp and the last drop of blood. Other sides of his character might take hold of and influence boys here and there, but it was this thoroughness and undaunted courage which more than anything else won his way to the hearts of the great mass of those on whom he left his mark, and made them believe...
Page 225 - Thomas, because thou hast seen thou hast believed ; blessed are they who have not seen, and yet have believed...
Page 59 - ... wearily and little by little, but surely and steadily on the whole, was brought home to the young boy, for the first time, the meaning of his life; that it was no fool's or sluggard's paradise into which he had wandered by chance, but a battle-field ordained from of old, where there are no spectators, but the youngest must take his side, and the stakes are life and death.
Page 209 - When a man's ways please the Lord, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Page 116 - Needs no show of mountain hoary, Winding shore, or deepening glen, Where the landscape in its glory Teaches truth to wandering men : Give true hearts but earth and sky, And some flowers to bloom and die, Homely scenes and simple views, Lowly thoughts may best infuse.
Page 208 - That it may please thee to bring into the way of truth all such as have erred, and are deceived; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

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