Sketches of Piety: In the Life and Religious Experiences of Jane Pearson

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Pub. and sold by Wm. Alexander, 1817 - 100 pages

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Page 30 - And Samuel said unto Jesse, Are here all thy children ? And he said, There remaineth yet the youngest, and, behold, he keepeth the sheep. And Samuel said unto Jesse, Send and fetch him : for we will not sit down till he come hither.
Page 94 - Oh that I had wings like a dove, for then I would flee away, and be at rest...
Page 81 - In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. Above it stood the seraphim: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly. And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.
Page 79 - Why art thou cast down, oh my soul, and why art thou disquieted within me ? Hope thou in God, for I shall yet praise him, who is the light of my countenance and my God...
Page 21 - Nay, but O man, who art thou that repliest against God ? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus...
Page 81 - With twain they covered their heads, and with twain they covered their feet, and with twain they did fly.
Page 77 - I ventured to look towards his holy habitation for help, and he graciously vouchsafed to heal with these words; " no weapon formed against thee shall prosper, and every tongue that riseth in judgment against the precious seed, the Lord will condemn.
Page 20 - Oh that my words were now written! Oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead In the rock for ever! For I know that my redeemer liveth, And that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth : And though after my skin worms destroy this body, Yet in my flesh shall I see God: Whom I shall see for myself, And mine eyes shall behold, and not another; Though my reins be consumed within me.
Page 25 - I. The Psalmist's former experience of God's help; I waited patiently for Jehovah, t and He inclined unto me and heard my calling ; He brought me out of the horrible pit, out of the mire and clay, 2 and set my feet upon the rock and established my going; Ver.
Page 99 - INTKRTAININU account of the state of Society, on the other side of the Atlantic. The writer, one of the people called Quakers, who was settled in mercantile business in Sheffield, had occasion to make two voyages to America, for the adjustment of his accounts with correspondents on that side of the water ; and in his second expedition, he kept a journal of his peregrinations, without...

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