The Crock of Gold, and Other Tales

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Arthur Hall, Virtue, 1857 - 166 pages
 

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Page 27 - Israel, trust in the LORD, for with the LORD there is mercy : and with Him is plenteous redemption. 8. And He shall redeem Israel : from all his sins.
Page 56 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Page 104 - Remove far from me vanity and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Page 27 - OUT of the deep have I called unto thee, O Lord : Lord, hear my voice. 0 let thine ears consider well: the voice of my complaint. If thou, Lord, wilt be extreme to mark what is done amiss : O Lord, who may abide it ? For there is mercy with thee : therefore shalt thou be feared.
Page 51 - Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; and I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the Lord of Hosts.
Page 65 - Manners (their latest noms de guerre will serve all nominative purposes as well as any other) had arrived at the same lowest level of female degradation by very different downward roads. Anna's father had been a country curate, unfortunate through life, because utterly imprudent, and neither too wise a man nor too good a one, or depend upon it his orphan could not have come to this: "Never saw I the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging their bread.
Page 155 - The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted. 25 As the whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.
Page 120 - s nothing foreign in your face, Nor strange upon your tongue, You come not of another race. From baser lineage sprung ; No, brother ! though away you ran, As truant boys will do, Still true it is, young Jonathan, My fathers fathered you.
Page 155 - A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
Page 96 - For love is the weapon which Omnipotence reserved to conquer rebel man, when all the rest had failed. Reason he parries ; Fear he answers blow to blow ; future interest he...

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