The Methodist Review, Volume 3; Volume 47; Volume 69

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J. Soule and T. Mason., 1887 - Methodist Church

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Page 882 - AT the corner of Wood Street, when daylight appears, Hangs a thrush that sings loud — it has sung for three years ; Poor Susan has passed by the spot, and has heard In the silence of morning the song of the bird. Tis a note of enchantment ; what ails her ? She sees A mountain ascending, a vision of trees ; Bright volumes of vapour through Lothbury glide, And a river flows on through the vale of Cheapside.
Page 446 - I am come to seek and to save that which was lost," — "He that confesseth me before men, him will I confess before my Father in Heaven...
Page 356 - And Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.
Page 738 - Think not that I am come to send peace on earth; I came not to send peace, but a sword. For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter-inlaw against her mother-in-law. And a man's foes shall be they of his own household.
Page 393 - I wish the good old times would come again," she said, " when we were not quite so rich. I do not mean, that I want to be poor ; but there was a middle state " — so she was pleased to ramble on,~-" in which I am sure we were a great deal happier. A purchase is but a purchase, now that you have money enough and to spare. Formerly it used to be a triumph. When we coveted a cheap luxury (and...
Page 394 - ... for four or five weeks longer than you should have done, to pacify your conscience for the mighty sum of fifteen, or sixteen shillings, was it? — a great affair we thought it then — which you had lavished on the old folio ? Now you can afford to buy any book that pleases you ; but I do not see that you ever bring me home any nice old purchases now.
Page 344 - ... a preacher in earnest ; weeping sometimes for his auditory, sometimes with them ; always preaching to himself, like an angel from a cloud, but in none ; carrying some, as St. Paul was, to heaven in holy raptures, and enticing others by a sacred art and courtship to amend their lives...
Page 198 - Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth: And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.
Page 520 - To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto Me ? saith the LORD : I am full of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts ; and I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or of lambs, or of he-goats.
Page 849 - Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you...

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