Our Country: Its Possible Future and Its Present Crisis

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American Home Missionary Society, 1885 - 229 páginas
 

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Página 154 - Your fate I believe to be certain, though it is deferred by a physical cause. As long as you have a boundless extent of fertile and unoccupied land...
Página 149 - Lastly (and which was not least), a great hope and inward zeal they had of laying some good foundation, or at least to make some way thereunto, for the propagating and advancing the gospel of the kingdom of Christ in those remote parts of the world; yea, though they should be but even as stepping-stones unto others for the performing of so great a work.
Página 121 - Paradise ; for he says that he could not tell whether he was in the body or out of the body.
Página 171 - All other series of events — as that which resulted in the culture of mind in Greece, and that which resulted in the empire of Rome — only appear to have purpose and value when viewed in connection with, or rather as subsidiary to, the great stream of Anglo-Saxon emigration to the West.
Página v - Vigilance in watching opportunity ; tact and daring in seizing upon opportunity ; force and persistence in crowding opportunity to its utmost of possible achievement — these are the martial virtues which must command success.
Página 13 - She will probably become what we are now, the head servant in the great household of the world, the employer of all employed; because her service will be the most and ablest.
Página 183 - Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; and I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the Lord of Hosts.
Página 154 - ... the time will come when New England will be as thickly peopled as Old England. Wages will be as low, and will fluctuate as much with you as with us. You will have your Manchesters and Birminghams. And in those Manchesters and Birminghams hundreds of thousands of artisans will assuredly be sometimes out of work. Then your institutions will be fairly brought to the test.
Página 195 - Next to Sincerity, remember still, Thou must resolve upon Integrity. God will have all thou hast, thy mind, thy will, Thy thoughts, thy words, thy works.
Página 172 - Americans may reasonably look forward to a time when they will have produced a civilization grander than any the world has known.

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