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The Valley of Achor a Door of Hope, Or the Grand Issues of the War: A ...
Henry Clay Fish
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Page 5 - Think not with thyself that thou shalt escape in the king's house, more than all the Jews. For if thou altogether boldest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this...
Page 7 - Go, gather together all the Jews that are present in Shushan, and fast ye for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day: I also and my maidens will fast likewise; and so will I go in unto the king, which is not according to the law : and if I perish, I perish.
Page 18 - When a man's ways please the Lord, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Page 11 - And Uriah said unto David, The ark, and Israel, and Judah, abide in tents; and my lord Joab, and the servants of my lord, are encamped in the open fields; shall I then go into mine house, to eat and to drink, and to lie with my wife? as thou livest, and as thy soul liveth, I will not do this thing.
Page 32 - God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will we not fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea ; though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof.
Page 27 - No, the patriots of such a land must hide their shame in her deepest forests, and her bards must hang their harps upon the willows. Such a people, thus corrupted and degraded, ' Living, shall forfeit fair renown, And, doubly dying shall go down, To the vile dust from whence they sprung, Unwept, unhonored and unsung.
Page 15 - York ; and if a reply has been forwarded, it has not yet reached its destination. The language of patriotism, from the pen of Dr. Brainerd, and published by his sympathizing friends at Philadelphia, may be accepted as a response, though not formally so intended : — " Our Southern brethren had a right to manage their own affairs in their own way, within the limits of the Constitution ; to take their own time and mode to regulate their relations to the coloured race, leaving the press of the land...
Page 11 - David, the ark, and Israel, and Judah, abide in tents: and my lord Jo'-abs, and the servants of my lord, are encamped in the open fields: shall I then go into mine house, to eat and to drink, and to lie with my wife? As thou lives, and as thy soul liveth, I will not do this thing.