Life of William Allen: With Selections from His Correspondence. In Three Volumes, Volumen1

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Página 93 - Simon ! Simon ! Satan hath desired to have thee that he may sift thee as wheat, but I have prayed for thee that thy faith fail not...
Página 231 - Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe the' enlivening spirit, and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast.
Página 24 - For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Página 129 - The path of the just is as a shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day :' and into this path, I believe beyond a doubt, thou art called.
Página 4 - God loves from whole to parts : but human soul Must rise from individual to the whole. Self-love but serves the virtuous mind to wake, As the small pebble stirs the peaceful lake ; The centre mov'd, a circle straight succeeds, Another still, and still another spreads ; Friend, parent, neighbour, first it will embrace ; His country next, and next all human race ; Wide and more wide, th...
Página 341 - But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as |the same: his\ anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, [ye shall] abide in him.
Página 83 - Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yea, happy is that people, whose God is the Lord.
Página 2 - ... and having made his tubes, and adjusted his glasses, he found, to his great delight, that the moons were visible. Thus for fourteen-pence he obtained a source of enjoyment the recollection of which always afforded him pleasure.
Página 272 - Their Majesties consequently recommend to their people, with the most tender solicitude, as the sole means of enjoying that peace which arises from a good conscience, and which alone is durable, to strengthen themselves every day more and more in the principles and exercise of the duties which the Divine Saviour has taught to mankind.
Página 10 - Ye horrid tow'rs, th' abode of broken hearts ; Ye dungeons and ye cages of despair, That monarchs have supplied from age to age With music such as suits their sov'reign ears — . The sighs and groans of miserable men ! There's not an English heart that would not leap To hear that ye were fall'n at last ; to know 390 That ev'n our enemies, so oft employ'd In forging chains for us, themselves were free.

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