Helen of the Glen: A Tale of the Scotch Covenanters

Robert Carter, 58 Canal Street, 1841 - 113 páginas

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Página 3 - And all thy children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of thy children.
Página 25 - For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.
Página 49 - He brings, and round about him ; nor from Hell One step no more than from himself can fly By change of place : now Conscience wakes Despair That slumbered ; wakes the bitter memory Of what he was, what is, and what must be Worse; of worse deeds worse sufferings must ensue.
Página 3 - ONE there is, above all others, Well deserves the name of Friend ; His is love beyond a brother's, Costly, free, and knows no end.
Página 67 - The pastures are clothed with flocks ; the valleys also are covered over with corn ; they shout for joy, they also sing.
Página 23 - Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so is the Son of man lifted up; that whosoever believeth in him may not perish, but have everlasting life.
Página 81 - Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true — A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew, And in that Charter reads with sparkling eyes Her title to a treasure in the skies.
Página 73 - Heaven opens in their bosoms : but how rare, Ah me ! that magnanimity, how rare ! What hero, like the man who stands himself; Who dares to meet his naked heart alone ; Who hears, intrepid, the full charge it brings, Resolv'd to silence future murmurs there ? The coward flies- and, flying, is undone.
Página 72 - Or hath any one observed seed-time and harvest ; and cold and heat ; and summer and winter ; and day and night cease from the earth ? ' Hath he spoken it, and shall he not do it ? Hath he said it, and shall he not bring it to pass ?' The Son of God will not say that the Father is not true. In Eden, the voice of God's truth and mercy was heard saying, that ' the seed of the woman should bruise the head of the serpent.
Página 49 - Upon himself; horror and doubt distract His troubled thoughts, and from the bottom stir The Hell within him ; for within him Hell He brings, and round about him, nor from Hell One step no more than from himself can fly By change of place...

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