Memoirs of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, Baronet: With Selections from His Correspondence

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Charles Buxton
J. Murray, 1848 - 600 pages

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Page 585 - Gentile sinners, ne'er forget The wormwood and the gall ; Go spread your trophies at his feet, And crown him Lord of all.
Page 590 - Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
Page 320 - ... if thou draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noon-day : and the Lord shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones : and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.
Page 542 - Therefore will we not fear, though the earth be moved, and though the hills be carried into the midst of the sea.
Page 47 - Almighty God, Father of all mercies, we thine unworthy servants do give thee most humble and hearty thanks for all thy goodness and loving-kindness to us and to all men : we bless thee for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of this life ; but above all, for thine inestimable love in the redemption of the world by our Lord Jesus Christ, for the means of grace and for the hope of glory.
Page 61 - We are told that the heart of man is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked.
Page 518 - And the tree of the field shall yield her fruit, and the earth shall yield her increase, and they shall be safe in their land, and shall know that I am the LORD, when I have broken the bands of their yoke, and delivered them out of the hand of those that served themselves of them.
Page 115 - Father, who wouldest not the death of a sinner but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live...
Page 181 - Mark but my fall and that that ruin'd me. Cromwell, I charge thee, fling away ambition: By that sin fell the angels; how can man then, The image of his Maker, hope to win by it? Love thyself last: cherish those hearts that hate thee; Corruption wins not more than honesty.
Page 132 - That this House is anxious for the accomplishment of this purpose, at the earliest period that shall be compatible with the well-being of the slaves themselves, with the safety of the colonies, and with a fair and equitable consideration of the interests of private property.

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