Florence Godfrey's Faith: A Story of Australian Life

Blackie & Son, 1883 - 341 sider

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Side 13 - You desire it from the highest motives; and godliness is profitable in all things, having the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come...
Side 287 - Then shall ye begin to say, We have eaten and drunk in thy presence, and thou hast taught in our streets. But he shall say, I tell you, I know you not whence ye are : depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity.
Side 202 - The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight ; But they, while their companions slept, Were toiling upward in the night.
Side 9 - A story of the days when England and Spain struggled for the supremacy of the sea.
Side 12 - An interesting story for young people, showing by the narrative of the vicissitudes and struggles of a family which has " come down in the world," and of the brave endeavours of its two younger members, how the pressure of adversity is mitigated by domestic affection, mutual confidence, and hopeful honest effort. " A pretty story, and well told. The plot is cleverly constructed, and the moral is excellent.
Side 281 - NO more, my God, I boast no more Of all the duties I have done : I quit the hopes I held before, To trust the merits of thy Son. 2 Now, for the love I bear his name, What was my gain I count my loss ; My former pride I call my shame, And nail my glory to his cross. 3 Yes, and I must and will esteem All things but loss for Jesus...
Side 180 - SM 1 riOME, ye that love the Lord, ^ And let your joys be known ; Join in a song with sweet accord, And thus surround the throne...
Side 196 - Wherever in the world I am, In whatsoe'er estate, I have a fellowship with hearts To keep and cultivate, And a work of lowly love to do For the Lord on whom I wait.
Side 10 - Facing Death" is a story with a purpose. It is intended to show that a lad who makes up his mind firmly and resolutely that he will rise in life, and who is prepared to face toil and ridicule and hardship to carry out his determination, is sure to succeed. The hero of the story is a typical British boy, dogged, earnest, generous, and though " shamefaced" to a degree, is ready to face death in the discharge of duty.
Side 44 - Past, But the hopes of youth fall thick in the blast, And the days are dark and dreary. Be still, sad heart ! and cease repining ; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining ; Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.

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