The Early Dawn: Or, Sketches of Christian Life in England in the Olden Time

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Dodd, Mead & Company, 1864 - 429 sivua
 

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Sivu 255 - For he hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary ; from heaven did the Lord behold the earth ; To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death...
Sivu 201 - There was one of us with him, who said to him, 'Most dear master, there is still one chapter wanting, do you think it troublesome to be asked any more questions ?' He answered, ' It is no trouble. Take your pen and make ready and write fast.
Sivu 94 - I ; and yet there are many who receive greater favours from you, and are more preferred than I, and are more prosperous in all their undertakings. Now if the gods were good for anything, they would rather forward me, who have been more careful to serve them.
Sivu 202 - Receive my head into your hands, for it is a great satisfaction to me to sit facing my holy place, where I was wont to pray, that I may also sitting call upon my Father." And thus on the pavement of his little cell, singing, " Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost," when he had named the Holy Ghost, he breathed his last, and so departed to the heavenly kingdom.
Sivu 365 - He wiste that a man was repentant. For many a man so hard is of his herte, He may not wepe although him sore smerte. Therfore in stede of weping and praieres, Men mote give silver to the poure freres.
Sivu 247 - Christian gives to the poor, not only because he has sensibilities like other men, but because inasmuch as ye did it to the least of these my brethren, ye did it unto me.
Sivu 100 - Let us all kneel, and jointly beseech the true and living God Almighty, in his mercy, to defend us from the haughty and fierce enemy ; for He knows that we have undertaken a just war for the safety of our nation.
Sivu 285 - Hence, she loves nought else but thee. She has enough of every good in this present life, but she has despised it all for thee alone. She has shunned it all, because only she has not thee also. This one thing is now wanting to her. Thine absence makes her think that all which she possesses is nothing. Hence for thy love she is wasting, and full nigh dead with tears and sorrow.
Sivu 252 - And afterwards the king made peace with the army; and they delivered to the king hostages from among the most distinguished men of the army; and then they swore oaths to him on the holy ring,' which they never before would do to any nation, that they would speedily depart from his kingdom.
Sivu 94 - Now if the gods were good for anything, they would rather forward me, who have been more careful to serve them. It remains, therefore, that if upon examination you find those new doctrines, which are now preached to us, better and more efficacious, we immediately receive them without any delay.

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