The Sunday school teacher

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Milner and Company, 1838 - Christian education - 313 pages

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Page 158 - But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her children : So, being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted unto you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls, because ye were dear unto us.
Page 173 - Content thee, boy ! in my bower to dwell — Here are sweet sounds which thou lovest well ; Flutes on the air in the stilly noon, Harps which the wandering breezes tune, And the silvery wood-note of many a bird Whose voice was ne'er in thy mountains heard.
Page 81 - Oh that I had the wings of a dove ! then would I fly away and be at rest.
Page 192 - My word shall not return unto me void, but shall accomplish that where unto it is sent.
Page 299 - ... promises, kindly stepped in, and carried him away, to where the wicked cease from troubling, and where the weary are at rest ! It is during the time that we lived on this farm, that my little story is most eventful.
Page 174 - Fair child ! thy brothers are wanderers now, They sport no more on the mountain's brow ; They have left the fern by the spring's green side, And the streams where the fairy barks were tried. Be thou at peace in thy brighter lot, For thy cabin home is a lonely spot.
Page 277 - And all that believed were together, and had all things common; and sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need. And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart, praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.
Page 283 - He dwelt amongst us for more than a year. I was then a decided enemy to infidels, as the Christians are termed by the followers of Mahomet, and I visited this teacher of the despised sect with the declared obj.ect of treating him with scorn, and exposing his doctrines to contempt. Although I persevered for...
Page 173 - They find the red cup-moss where they climb, And they chase the bee o'er the scented thyme ; And the rocks where the heath-flower blooms they know — Lady, kind lady, oh! let me go!
Page 163 - Firm, on his own mountain vigour, relying, Breasting the dark storm, the red bolt defying, His wing on the wind, and his eye on the sun, He swerves not a hair, but bears onward, right on : Boy, may the eagle's flight ever be thine, Onward, and upward, and true to the line. What is that, Mother...

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