Irenĉus Letters: Second Series

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New York Observer, 1885 - Presbyterian Church - 388 pages
 

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Page 193 - As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
Page 214 - O thou invisible spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil!
Page 145 - But I say, Have they not heard? Yes verily, their sound went into all the earth, and their words unto the ends of the world.
Page 82 - And with them the Being Beauteous Who unto my youth was given, More than all things else to love me, And is now a saint in heaven. With a slow and noiseless footstep Comes that messenger divine, Takes the vacant chair beside me, Lays her gentle hand in mine. And she sits and gazes at me With those deep and tender eyes, Like the stars, so still and saint-like, Looking downward from the skies.
Page 27 - My boast is not that I deduce my birth From loins enthroned, and rulers of the earth; But higher far my proud pretensions rise, — The son of parents passed into the skies!
Page 214 - Reputation, reputation, reputation! O, I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial.
Page 305 - O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end...
Page 84 - Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O UNION, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate!
Page 185 - Thou dost conduct thy people Through torrents of temptation : Nor will we fear, While thou art near, The fire of tribulation : The world, with sin and Satan, In vain our march opposes ; By thee we shall Break through them all, And sing the song of Moses.
Page 66 - I am just going. Have me decently buried; and do not let my body be put into the vault in less than three days after I am dead.

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