Abstract of a Journal of E. Bacon, Assistant Agent of the United States, to Africa: With an Appendix, Containing Extracts from Proceedings of the Church Missionary Society in England, for the Years 1819-20

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S. Potter, 1821 - Africa - 96 pages

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Page 4 - O that men would therefore praise the LORD for his goodness ; and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men...
Page 3 - O that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness; and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men ! 22 That they would offer unto him the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and tell out his works with gladness!
Page 3 - Then are they glad, because they are at rest, and so He bringeth them unto the haven where they would be. 0 that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness, and declare the wonders that He doeth for the children of men.
Page 4 - They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble. They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end.
Page 4 - They are carried up to the heaven, and down again to the deep ; their soul melteth away because of the trouble.
Page 4 - Then they cry unto the Lord in their trouble, and he bringeth them out of their distresses. He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still. Then are they glad because they be quiet ; so he bringeth them unto their desired haven.
Page 92 - I can forgive him; but' (added he, rising from his seat with much emotion) ' if a man takes away the character of the people of my country, I never can forgive him.
Page 64 - Church is generally filled half an hour before the bell tolls. The greatest attention is paid during the service, indeed I witnessed a Christian congregation in a heathen land ; — a people " fearing God, and working righteousness.
Page 43 - In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not which shall prosper, whether this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.
Page 62 - Houses, a Bridge of several arches, some Native Dwellings, and other Buildings, all of stone, are either finished or on the point of being so. But the state of cultivation further manifests the industry of the people — all are farmers — gardens...

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