Lectures ... to working men

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John Heywood, 1864
 

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Seite 88 - ... no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery ; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust ; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty ; his body swells beyond the measure of his chains that burst from around him, and he stands redeemed, regenerated, and disenthralled, by the irresistible Genius of UNIVERSAL EMANCIPATION ! [Here Mr.
Seite 88 - No matter in what language his doom may have been pronounced ; no matter what complexion incompatible with freedom an Indian or an African sun may have burned upon him ; no matter in what disastrous battle his liberty may have been cloven down ; no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery ; — the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust...
Seite 150 - And the Day of the Lord is at hand. Gather you, gather you, angels of God — Freedom, and Mercy, and Truth ; Come! for the Earth is grown coward and old — Come down and renew us her youth. Wisdom, Self-sacrifice, Daring, and Love, Haste to the battle-field, stoop from above, To the Day of the Lord at hand.
Seite 38 - Seeing now, dearly beloved brethren, that this child is regenerate, and grafted into the body of Christ's church ; let us give thanks unto Almighty God for these benefits, and with one accord make our prayers unto him, that this child may lead the rest of his life according to this beginning.
Seite 106 - Thus far did I come laden with my sin; Nor could aught ease the grief that I was in, Till I came hither; what a place is this ! Must here be the beginning of my bliss? Must here the burden fall from off my back? Must here the strings that bound it to me crack? Blest cross! blest sepulchre! blest rather be The man that there was put to shame for me.
Seite 129 - Let not conscience make you linger, Nor of fitness fondly dream ; All the fitness he requireth, Is to feel your need of him ; This he gives you ; 'Tis the Spirit's rising beam.
Seite 102 - How strange it would be, when the night comes again, If the snow, and the ice, struck my desperate brain...
Seite 149 - This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that JESUS CHRIST came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.
Seite 93 - Oh for the lessons learned by heart ! Ay, though the very birch's smart Should mark those hours again ; I'd
Seite 39 - I was made a member of Christ, a child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven.

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