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Page 186 - Wilt thou not from this time cry unto Me : — " My father, Thou art the guide of my youth?
Page 118 - His aching eye hung o\er the bank, watching the awful progress of the rippling waters. Now they ran over the stone, which was to fill up the measure of his time — but they sank again ! The blood fell back to his heart, and the sweat drops sprang on his forehead ! Now again the little waves ripple over the mark — and — subside no more ! He rises from his seat for the last time ! He starts to see a person in the path which ran along the bottom of the bank. He paused to get the stranger out of...
Page 3 - For this reason these familiar histories may perhaps be made of greater use than the solemnities of professed morality, and convey the knowledge of vice and virtue with more efficacy than axioms and definitions.
Page 200 - О that my head were waters, and my eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!
Page 190 - But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto me, so that I may finish my course with joy...
Page 136 - Take with you words, and turn unto the Lord, and say unto Him : Take away all iniquity and receive us graciously.
Page 201 - He hath brought me up out of the horrible pit and the miry clay ; and hath set my feet upon a rock, and hath established my goings ; and hath put a new song into my mouth, even praise to my God !' O, if I am saved it must be as
Page 117 - Lefevre's frame was heated with fever and exercise ; no breeze was stirring to invigorate it; the river alone looked cool and refreshing, and seemed inviting him to its very bosom. — He listened — not a sound was to be heard. He looked round — not a living creature was to be seen. His purpose strengthened — he started on his feet. His spirit shuddered with horror — not at the leap to the waters — but at the idea of rushing into the presence of the Great God he had offended ! He walked...
Page 196 - Corinthians, when he tells them that faith stands not " in the wisdom of man, but in the power of God,