Gleanings from Pious Authors: Comprising the Wheatsheaf, Fruits and Flowers, Garden, and Shrubbery

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Henry Longstreth, 1855 - 466 pages
 

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Page 269 - Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.
Page 226 - The bell strikes one. We take no note of time, But from its loss. To give it then a tongue, Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours: Where are they?
Page 298 - tis nought to me; Since God is ever present, ever felt, In the void waste as in the city full; And where he vital breathes, there must be joy.
Page 92 - Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own.
Page 242 - Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee ? Follow thou me.
Page 350 - The LORD will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies. 3 . The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.
Page 372 - Behold, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him: On the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him: he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him. But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.
Page 440 - For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble are called. But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise, and God hath 'chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty...
Page 442 - Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take : The clouds ye so much dread Are big with mercy, and shall break In blessings on your head.
Page 70 - It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more shall they call them of his household?

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