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Page 105 - be with them and be their God." " I heard a voice from Heaven saying unto me, Write, from henceforth blessed are the dead who die in the Lord, even so saith the spirit; for they rest from their labors and their works
Page 108 - I wage not any feud with Death, For changes wrought on form and face ; No lower life that earth's embrace May breed with him can fright my faith. Eternal process moving on, From state to state the spirit walks ; And these are but the sliatter'd stalks, Or ruin'd chrysalis of one.
Page 105 - It is not death to bear The stroke that sets us free From earthly chain, to breathe the air Of boundless liberty. It is not death to fling Aside this mortal dust, And rise on strong, exulting wing To live among the just. We
Page 142 - a shining frame, — Their Great Original proclaim. "In reason's ear they all rejoice, And utter forth a glorious voice ; Forever singing, as they shine, —
Page 104 - Eye hath not seen nor ear heard, nor the heart of man conceived the things which God hath prepared for them that love him."
Page 106 - blending, Life shall be with us when the Death is past. Help us, O Father, when the world is pressing On our frail hearts that faint without their friend! Help us, O Father! let thy constant blessing Strengthen our weakness till the joyful end.
Page 199 - He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one, exceeding wise, fair-spoken, and persuading"; but
Page 104 - like a flower and is cut down; he fleeth also as a shadow and continueth not.