Journal of a Residence in Scotland, and Tour Through England, France, Germany, Switzerland and Italy: With a Memoir of the Author, and Extracts from His Religious Papers. Compiled from the Manuscripts of the Late Henry B. McLellan

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Allen and Ticknor, 1834 - 377 sider
 

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Side 74 - And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on, so that I come again to my father's house in peace ; then shall the Lord be my God : and this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God's house : and of all that thou shalt give me I will surely give the tenth unto thee.
Side 45 - AS the hart panteth after the water brooks, •**• so panteth my soul after thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God : when shall I come and appear before God?
Side 34 - For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
Side 43 - The dying thief rejoiced to see That fountain in his day ; And there may I, though vile as he, Wash all my sins away.
Side 37 - There exist moments in the life of man, When he is nearer the great Soul of the world Than is man's custom, and possesses freely The power of questioning his destiny...
Side 154 - The lake, the bay, the waterfall; And Thee, the Spirit of them all!
Side 223 - The moon on the east oriel shone, Through slender shafts of shapely stone, By foliaged tracery combined ; Thou would'st have thought some fairy's hand 'Twixt poplars straight the ozier wand, In many a freakish knot had twined ; Then framed a spell, when the work was done, And changed the willow wreaths to stone.
Side 368 - Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down : he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.
Side 38 - As the sun, Ere it is risen, sometimes paints its image In the atmosphere, so often do the spirits Of great events stride on before the events, And in today already walks tomorrow.
Side 363 - Lord, make us to know our end, and the measure of our days, what it is, that we may know how frail we are ! So teach us to number our days that we may incline our hearts unto wisdom ! 31* SERMON.

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