Stories, sketches and studies

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1896
 

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Page 360 - Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord ; and he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.
Page 239 - For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth ; The poor also, and him that hath no helper. He shall spare the poor and needy, And shall save the souls of the needy. He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence : And precious shall their blood be in his sight.
Page 234 - ... was thought by the common people to announce the approach of this sacred festival: Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning singeth all night long: And then, they say, no spirit dares stir abroad; The nights are wholesome— then no planets strike, No fairy takes, no witch hath power to charm, So hallowed and so gracious is the time.
Page 298 - The Lord, ye know, is God indeed ; Without our aid He did us make : We are His flock, He doth us feed, And for His sheep He doth us take.
Page 297 - They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble.
Page 28 - Let — not — your — heart — be — troubled. In — my — Father's — house — are — many — mansions.
Page 298 - For why? the Lord our God is good, His mercy is for ever sure ; His truth at all times firmly stood, And shall from age to age endure.
Page 337 - We do earnestly repent, and are heartily sorry for these our misdoings; the remembrance of them is grievous unto us; the burden of them is intolerable.
Page 247 - But none of the ransomed ever knew How deep were the waters crossed ; Nor how dark was the night that the LORD passed through Ere He found His sheep that was lost. Out in the desert He heard its cry, Sick and helpless, and ready to die. " LORD, whence are those Blood-drops all the way, That mark out the mountain's track?" " They were shed for one who had gone astray Ere the Shepherd could bring him back.
Page 297 - They that go down to the sea in ships, That do business in great waters ; These see the works of the Lord, And his wonders in the deep. For he commandeth and raiseth the stormy wind, Which lifteth up the waves thereof.

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