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Brief Memoirs of Remarkable Children, Collected by a Clergyman of the Church ...
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Page 28 - And in that day thou shalt say, O Lord, I will praise thee : though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me. Behold, God is my salvation ; I will trust, and not be afraid ; for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song ; he also is become my salvation.
Page 86 - There's not a plant or flower below But makes Thy glories known ; And clouds arise, and tempests blow, By order from Thy throne. 6 Creatures, as num'rous as they be, Are subject to Thy care ; There's not a place where we can flee, But God is present there.
Page 32 - Christ, and be found in him not having mine own righteousness which is of the law, but that which is by the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith...
Page 18 - Thee : Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it, Prone to leave the God I love ; Here's my heart, oh take and seal it, Seal it from Thy courts above.
Page 117 - TO A DYING INFANT. SLEEP, little baby ! Sleep ! Not in thy cradle bed, Not on thy mother's breast Henceforth shall be thy rest, But with the quiet dead. Yes — with the quiet dead, Baby, thy rest shall be ! Oh ! many a weary wight, Weary of life and light, Would fain lie down with thee. Flee little tender nursling ! Flee to thy grassy nest ; There the first flowers shall blow, The first pure flake of snow Shall fall upon thy breast.
Page 37 - For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of the grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away. But the word of the Lord endureth for ever.
Page 38 - Awake, O north wind, and come, thou south; Blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out.
Page 31 - Then opened h'e their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures ; and said unto them ; Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day, and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.