Journal of Voyages and Travels by the Rev. Daniel Tyerman and George Bennet, Esq: Deputed from the London Missionary Society, to Visit Their Various Stations in the South Sea Islands, China, India, &c. Between the Years 1821 and 1829, Volume 3

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Crocker and Brewster, 1832 - Missions
 

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Page 291 - He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
Page 40 - Ruler in and over the conscience ; for to this end Christ died, rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and of the living...
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Page 44 - ... .Then said he unto me, prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, Son of man, and say to the wind, thus saith the Lord God; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.
Page 7 - Wherefore glorify ye the Lord in the fires, Even the name of the Lord God of Israel in the isles of the sea. From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, even glory to the righteous.
Page 291 - Tis time this heart should be unmoved, Since others it hath ceased to move; Yet, though I cannot be beloved, Still let me love! My days are in the yellow leaf; The flowers and fruits of love are gone; The worm, the canker, and the grief Are mine alone! The fire that on my bosom preys Is lone as some volcanic isle; No torch is kindled at its blaze — A funeral pile.
Page 98 - We found Dr. CAREY in his study ; and we were both pleased and struck with his primitive, and we may say, apostolical appearance. He is short of stature ; his hair white ; his countenance equally bland and benevolent in feature and expression. Two Hindoo men were sitting by, engaged in painting some small subjects in natural history, of which the, doctor, a man of pure taste and highly intellectual cast of feeling, irrespective of his more learned pursuits, has a choice collection, both in specimens...
Page 210 - To the north and south as» far as the eye can reach, the region is of low relief and of rather monotonous appearance. Having returned to camp, we followed the route in a southeasterly direction over an open jackpine plain to a small lake, from which a portage of about two miles leads to another small lake. From the north shore of this lake...
Page 71 - ... which a brilliant angular ornament hung over her forehead and between her eye-brows. She stood in a modest and graceful attitude, having her eyes fixed on the floor, though she occasionally raised them, with a glance of timid curiosity, towards the spectators. Her hands...
Page 128 - Then take the dimensions from the point of the bill to the end of the tail...

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