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A. Strahan and Company, 1861 - 315 Seiten
 

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Seite 205 - And I wept much, because no man was found worthy to open and to read the book, neither to look thereon.
Seite 214 - Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these ? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord ; thou knowest that I love thee.
Seite 66 - They have healed also the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace ; when there is no peace.
Seite 283 - Would the happy spirit descend, From the realms of light and song, In the chamber or the street, As she looks among the blest, Should I fear to greet my friend Or to say 'Forgive the wrong...
Seite 55 - Pray yet longer, pray For one that ever prayed for thee this night hath passed away; '' A soul, that climbing hour by hour the silver-shining stair That leads to God's great treasure-house, grew covetous; and there " Was stored no blessing and no boon, for thee she did not claim, (So lowly, yet importunate !) and ever with thy name "She...
Seite 71 - It happened one day about noon, going towards my boat, I was exceedingly surprised with the print of a man's naked foot on the shore, which was very plain to be seen in the sand...
Seite 313 - He is good, really good, good at the bottom, in all his actions, in all the foldings of his heart. I know him ; and sometimes I think if we knew others in the same manner, the better we should find them. For it may be that an action displeases us which would please us, if we knew its true aim and whole extent.
Seite 306 - I mourn not their stay was fleet ; For they fell as the leaves of the red rose fall, And were even in falling, sweet.' • Do ye think of the friends that are gone, Jeanie, As ye sit by your fire at night ? Do ye wish they were round you again once more By the hearth that they made so bright ? ' ' I think of the friends that are gone, Robin, They are dear to my heart as then : But the best and the dearest among them all I have never wished back again...
Seite 185 - And every winter change to spring." more and more to bring his works out of the domain of the magical, to convince us that it is the human, and not the Divine energy, which craves for its purposes the signet-stamp of full and speedy accomplishment ; " For we are hasty builders, incomplete; Our Master follows after, far more slow And far more sure than we, for frost, and heat, And winds that breathe, and waters in their flow, Work with Him silently.
Seite 128 - LIFE TAPESTRY. Too long have I, methought, with tearful eye Pored o'er this tangled work of mine, and mused Above each stitch awry and thread confused ; Now will I think on what in years gone by I heard of them that weave rare tapestry At royal looms, and how they constant use To work on the rough side, and still peruse The pictured pattern set above them high ; So will I set MY COPY high above, And gaze and gaze till on my spirit grows Its gracious impress ; till some line of love, Transferred upon...

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