Great Heights Gained by Steady Efforts, Or, Perseverance and Faithfulness Triumphant

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T. Nelson and Sons, 1882 - Adopted children - 272 pages

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Page 37 - How oft do they their silver bowers leave To come to succour us, that succour want ! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant, And all for love, and nothing for reward : Oh, why should heavenly God to men have such regard ?1 This agrees with what is recorded of St.
Page 261 - When a man's ways please the Lord, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Page 250 - that his ways are not as our ways, nor his thoughts as our thoughts...
Page 250 - All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth, to such as keep His covenant and His testimonies.
Page 63 - If thou be one whose heart the holy forms Of young imagination have kept pure, Stranger ! henceforth be warned ; and know that pride, Howe'er disguised in its own majesty, Is littleness ; that he who feels contempt For any living thing hath faculties Which he has never used, that thought with him Is in its infancy.
Page 195 - WHAT'S IN A NAME?" "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet ...
Page 15 - ' Hush, my babe, lie still and slumber, Holy angels guard thy bed ; Heavenly blessings, without number, Gently falling on thy head.
Page 99 - ... very despairing and another moment very sanguine. I cannot help it; I was made so. My father has been away for a few days, and yesterday I got a 'piece' from him on the subject of his consent.
Page 200 - the expulsive power of a new affection ; " that is, that he would try and fall in love with some other girl as soon as possible.
Page 129 - I have felt it to be a privilege as well as a duty to do any little service that lay in my power to such a man.

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