Discourses on Various Occasions

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C.C. Little and J. Brown, 1845
 

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Página 8 - that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them. But it shall not be so among you; but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister, and whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant.
Página 1 - lie down With patriarchs of the infant world — with kings The powerful of the earth — the wise, the good, Fair forms and hoary seers of ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre."
Página 24 - Of no distemper, of no blast he died ; But fell like autumn fruit that mellowed long ; E'en wondered at because he dropped no sooner. Fate seemed to wind him up for fourscore years ; Yet freshly ran he on two winters more : Till, like a clock worn out with
Página 27 - thy God my God. Where thou diest, I will die, and there will I be buried. The Lord do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part me and thee.
Página 35 - whose preaching sounds to the people " as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice." As a sermonizer and pulpit orator he certainly was not to be compared with the illustrious Buckminster, who entered on the ministry eleven years after him; and I know not the man that has appeared in the American or the English pulpit in modern times who could be advantageously compared
Página 10 - The things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able
Página 24 - wondered at because he dropped no sooner. Fate seemed to wind him up for fourscore years ; Yet freshly ran he on two winters more : Till, like a clock worn out with eating time, The wheels of weary life at last stood still.
Página 41 - could serve the cause of religion. When his age unfitted him for public employment, he reflected that he did good as he had opportunity. ' Alas!' said he, ' I have lost every thing. My understanding leaves me, my memory fails me, my utterance fails me, but I thank God my charity holds out still.' So great was his charity, that
Página 2 - of Ishmaelites, that came from Gilead with their camels bearing spicery and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt;
Página 5 - the king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycamore trees that are in the vale, for abundance.

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