The Silent House

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Congregational Pub. Soc., 1876 - 156 страници

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Страница 65 - For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm. They are not in trouble as other men ; neither are they plagued like other men.
Страница 104 - I, to comfort him, bid him a' should not think of God, I hoped there was no need to trouble himself with any such thoughts yet. So a' bade me lay more clothes on his feet: I put my hand into the bed and felt them, and they were as cold as any stone; then I felt to his knees, and so upward, and upward, and all was as cold as any stone.
Страница 132 - By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed ; and he went out, not knowing whither he went. 9 By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country...
Страница 21 - For God's sake let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories of the death of kings...
Страница 23 - Our lives are rivers, gliding free To that unfathomed, boundless sea, The silent grave ! Thither all earthly pomp and boast Roll, to be swallowed up and lost In one dark wave. Thither the mighty torrents stray, Thither the brook pursues its way, And tinkling rill. There all are equal. Side by side The poor man and the son of pride Lie calm and still.
Страница 66 - When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me, Until I went into the sanctuary of God ; then understood I their end.
Страница 47 - The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, And all the goodliness thereof is as the flower of the field : The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: . Because the spirit of the Lord bloweth upon it: Surely the people is grass. The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: But the word of our God shall stand for ever.
Страница 24 - There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power in the day of death: and there is no discharge in that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.
Страница 48 - I am : how little more I know ! Whence came I ? Whither do I go ? A centred self, which feels and is ; A cry between the silences ; A shadow-birth of clouds at strife With sunshine on the hills of life; A shaft from Nature's quiver cast Into the Future from the Past ; Between the cradle and the shroud, A meteor's flight from cloud to cloud.
Страница 21 - Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be fear'd and kill with looks, Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh which walls about our life Were brass impregnable, and humour'd thus Comes at the last and with a little pin Bores through his castle wall, and farewell king...

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