Life of Jehudi Ashmun, Late Colonial Agent in Liberia: With an Appendix, Containing Extracts from His Journal and Other Writings ; with a Brief Sketch of the Life of the Rev. Lott Cary, מהדורה 1,דף 1 -מהדורה 7,דף 279

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J. C. Dunn, 1835 - 396 עמודים
 

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עמוד 286 - Henceforth I learn, that to obey is best, And love, with fear, the only God ; to walk As in his presence, ever to observe His providence, and on him sole depend, Merciful over all his works, with good Still overcoming evil, and by small Accomplishing great things ; by things deem'd weak Subverting worldly strong, and worldly wise By simply meek ; that suffering for truth's sake Is fortitude to highest victory ; And, to the faithful, death the gate of life ; Taught this by his example, whom I now...
עמוד 392 - Thou hast left behind Powers that will work for thee; air, earth, and skies; There's not a breathing of the common wind That will forget thee; thou hast great allies; Thy friends are exultations, agonies, And love, and man's unconquerable mind.
עמוד 5 - ... they were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword : they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented ; (of whom the world was not worthy :) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.
עמוד 299 - To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven. As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head.
עמוד 101 - Constitution from abundant caution has. declared, "that the migration or importation of such persons as any of the States now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the year 1808.
עמוד 252 - The ripeness or unripeness of the occasion (as we said) must ever be well weighed ; and generally it is good to commit the beginnings of all great actions to Argus with his hundred eyes, and the ends to Briareus with his hundred hands ; first to watch and then to speed...
עמוד 30 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
עמוד 391 - Why art thou cast down, O my soul ? Why art thou disquieted within me ? Hope thou in God ; for I shall yet praise Him, who is the health of my countenance and my God.
עמוד 216 - Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts : for the Coming of the Lord draweth nigh.
עמוד 247 - If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments ; If they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments ; Then will I visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes. Nevertheless my loving-kindness will I not utterly take from him, nor suffer my faithfulness to fail.

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