Rosanna, Or, Scenes in Boston: A Story

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J. Owen, 1839 - 134 pages
 

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Page 7 - I seen also under the sun, and it seemed great unto me: there was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man.
Page 110 - Jesus' sacred voice, Come, and make my paths your choice ; I will guide you to your home ; Weary pilgrim, hither come ! 2 Thou, who houseless, sole, forlorn, Long hast borne the proud world's scorn, Long hast roamed the barren waste, Weary pilgrim, hither haste ! 3 Ye...
Page 30 - MY God, who makes the sun to know His proper hour to rise; And, to give light to all below, Doth send him round the skies: When from the chambers of the east His morning race begins, He never tires, nor stops to rest, But round the world he shines.
Page 85 - The world can never give The bliss for which we sigh ; 'Tis not the whole of life to live, Nor all of death to die.
Page 107 - Now the morning light is come ; Lord, may we be thine to-day ; Drive the shades of sin away. 2 Fill our souls with heavenly light, Banish doubt and clear our sight ; In thy service, Lord, to-day, May we labour, watch and pray. 3 Keep our haughty passions bound ; Save us from our foes around ; Going out and coming in, Keep us safe from every sin.
Page 60 - Withholds the avenging stroke. 3 And Christ was still the healing friend Of poverty and pain, And never did imploring wretch His garment touch in vain. 4 May we with humble effort take Example from above, And thence the active lesson learn Of charity and love. 5 But chiefly be the...
Page 3 - Wisdom has treasures greater far Than east or west unfold ; And her rewards more precious are Than is the gain of gold. 3 In her right hand she holds to view A length of happy years ; And in her left, the prize of fame And honor bright appears.
Page 60 - To graft the virtues, ere the bud The canker-worm has gnawed, And teach the rescued child to lisp Its gratitude to God.
Page 134 - Wisdom is better than weapons of war; but one sinner destroyeth much good." The laws of nature, some seem to think, are ours exclusively, and that we can keep others from learning by locking up what we have learned in the laboratory and not telling it to our allies. Later they will learn what we know and more besides, which because of our unfriendly behavior, we cannot expect...
Page 67 - CONSIDERING all the circumstances of its republication, the aspect of Fox's work as it regards the church of England is very important ; and I think it cannot be doubted by those who will take the trouble to read a few extracts from the volumes already published.

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