By the Great Wall: Letters from China

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F. H. Revell, 1909 - 400 pages
 

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Page 192 - O Lord, how manifold are thy works ! In wisdom hast thou made them all : The earth is full of thy riches. So is this great and wide sea, Wherein are things creeping innumerable, Both small and great beasts. There go the ships : There is that leviathan, whom thou hast made to play therein.
Page 130 - How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God ! how great is the sum of them. If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand: when I awake, I am still with thee.
Page 215 - For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the Lord, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.
Page 276 - But if, impatient, thou let slip thy cross, Thou wilt not find it in this world again, Nor in another ; here, and here alone Is given thee to suffer for God's sake. In other worlds we shall more perfectly Serve Him and love Him, praise Him, work for Him, Grow near and nearer Him with all delight ; But then we shall not any more be called To suffer, which is our appointment here.
Page 200 - We can only have the highest happiness, such as goes along with being a great man, by having wide thoughts, and much feeling for the rest of the world as well as...
Page 145 - Some trust in chariots, and some in horses : but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.
Page 89 - As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
Page 321 - The gods that have not made the heavens and the earth, even they shall perish from the earth, and from under these heavens.
Page 375 - Soon will the high Midsummer pomps come on, Soon will the musk carnations break and swell, Soon shall we have gold-dusted snapdragon, Sweet- William with his homely cottage-smell, And stocks in fragrant blow; Roses that down the alleys shine afar, And open, jasmine-muffled lattices, And groups under the dreaming garden-trees, And the full moon, and the white evening-star.
Page 192 - The floods have lifted up, O Lord, the floods have lifted up their voice ; the floods lift up their waves. The Lord on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, yea, than the mighty waves of the sea.

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