The Monthly Packet of Evening Readings for Members of the English Church, Volume 1, Issues 1-12

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John and Charles Mozley, 1851

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Page 421 - weeks are determined upon thy people, and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy. Know, therefore, and understand, that from
Page 99 - to deserts. Not so thou; Unchangeable save to thy wild waves' play, Time writes no wrinkles on thy azure brow— Such as creation's dawn beheld, thou rollest now. ' Thou glorious mirror, where the Almighty's form Glasses itself in tempests; in all time, Calm or convulsed, in breeze or gale or storm Icing
Page 75 - And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying know the Lord, for they all shall know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the Lord, for I will forgive their
Page 99 - thy watery plain The wrecks are all thy deed; nor doth remain A shadow of man's ravage save his own, When, for a moment, like a drop of rain, He sinks into thy depths with bubbling groan, Without a grave, unknell'd, uncoffin'd, and
Page 421 - I will set up one Shepherd over them, and He shall feed them, even my servant David; He shall feed them, and He shall be their Shepherd. ' And I the Lord will be their God, and my servant David a prince among them.
Page 410 - I shall see Him, but not now ; I shall behold Him, but not nigh. There shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and shall smite all the corners of Moab.
Page 419 - eyes ! See, a long race thy spacious courts adorn ; See future sons, and daughters yet unborn, In crowding ranks on every side arise, Demanding life, impatient for the skies ! See barbarous nations at thy gates attend, Walk in thy light, and in thy temple bend ; See thy bright altars thronged with prostrate kings, And heaped with products of Sabean
Page 417 - And in soft silence shed the kindly shower ! The sick and weak, the healing plant shall aid, From storms a shelter, and from heat a shade. All crimes shall cease, and ancient fraud shall fail; Returning Justice lift aloft her scale; Peace o'er the world her olive wand extend, And white robed innocence from heaven descend.
Page 152 - Lo, the poor crieth, and the Lord heareth him, yea, and saveth him out of all his troubles. The angel of the Lord tarrieth round about them that fear Him, and delivereth them. O taste and see how gracious the Lord is; blessed is the man that
Page 99 - Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee. Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since; their shores obey The stranger, slave or savage; their decay Has dried up

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