The Wesleyan juvenile offering, Volume 6

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Page 142 - HARK, the song of jubilee, Loud as mighty thunders roar, Or the fulness of the sea, When it breaks upon the shore : Hallelujah ! for the Lord God Omnipotent shall reign ; Hallelujah ! let the word Echo round the earth and main.
Page 45 - An old clock, that had stood for fifty years in a farmer's kitchen, without giving its owner any cause of complaint, early one summer's morning, before the family was stirring, suddenly stopped. Upon this, the dial-plate (if we may credit the fable,) changed countenance with alarm; the hands made a vain effort to continue their course ; the wheels remained motionless with surprise ; the weights hung speechless; each member felt disposed to lay the blame on the others. At length the dial instituted...
Page 92 - Soldier, go — but not to claim Mouldering spoils of earthborn treasure ; Not to build a vaunting name, Not to dwell in tents of pleasure. Dream not that the way is smooth, Hope not that the thorns are roses ; Turn no...
Page 46 - I am willing, for the general satisfaction, to assign my reasons. The truth is, that I am tired of ticking." Upon hearing this, the old clock became so enraged that it was on the very point of striking. "Lazy wire!" exclaimed the dial-plate, holding up its hands. "Very good!
Page 120 - But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I may finish my course with joy, and the ministry which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
Page 92 - ... gulfs are burning — forward! — there is no returning. Soldier, rest — but not for thee spreads the world her downy pillow; on the rock thy couch must be, while around thee chafes the billow: thine must be a watchful sleep, wearier than another's waking; such a charge as thou dost keep brooks no moment of forsaking. Sleep, as on the battle-field, girded, grasping sword and shield: those thou canst not name or number steal upon thy broken slumber.
Page 46 - Hands made a vain effort to continue their course ; the Wheels remained motionless with surprise ; the Weights hung speechless. Each member felt disposed to lay the blame on the others. At length the Dial instituted a formal inquiry as to the cause of the stagnation, when Hands, Wheels, Weights, with one voice protested their innocence.
Page 47 - It is true you, have done a great deal of work in your time; so have we all, and are likely to do; which, although it may fatigus us to think of, the question is, whether it will fatigue us to do.
Page 16 - How amiable are thy tabernacles,- O Lord of hosts ! " My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth, for the courts of the Lord ; my heart and, my flesh crieth out for the living God.
Page 46 - ... of your life, but to stare people in the face, and to amuse yourself with watching all that goes on in the kitchen ! Think, I beseech you, how you would like to be shut up for life in this dark closet, and to wag backwards and forwards year after year, as I do.

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