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The Stay and the Staff Taken Away: A Sermon Preached at the Church in ...
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop
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Page 9 - The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, And all the goodliness thereof is as the flower of the field : The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: . Because the spirit of the Lord bloweth upon it: Surely the people is grass. The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: But the word of our God shall stand for ever.
Page 21 - E'en wondered at because he dropped no sooner. Fate seemed to wind him up for fourscore years, Yet freely ran he on ten winters more ; Till, like a clock worn out with eating time, The wheels of weary life at last stood still.
Page 6 - He causes the wrath of man to praise him, and the remainder of that wrath he restrains.
Page 21 - My failure in this contest was a mortification and a severe disappointment to me at the time, but I look back upon it now without regret. I regard it as the most fortunate event of my life. I have been a happier and better man, since I was thrown out of political life, than I should ever have been had I remained in it