Memoirs of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, Bart

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J. Murray, 1866 - 614 pages
 

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Page 485 - Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
Page 140 - 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 200 - Many politicians of our time are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom.
Page 20 - 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 40 - And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for His name. And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.
Page 35 - We are told that the heart of man is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked.
Page 42 - For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that I do not; but what I hate, that do I.
Page 479 - Oh, that with yonder sacred throng, We at His feet may fall ; We'll join the everlasting song, And crown Him Lord of all.
Page 243 - Thus saith the LORD unto you, Be not afraid nor dismayed by reason of this great multitude ; for the battle is not yours, but God's.

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