The Singular Introduction of the English Bible Into Britain and Its Consequences: Illustrative of the Paramount Duty and Imperative Obligation of British Christians to Other Nations in the Present Eventful Period

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Hamilton, Adams, and Company, 1849 - Bible - 57 pages

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Page 24 - If thou forbear to deliver them that are drawn unto death, and those that are ready to be slain; If thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not; doth not he that pondereth the heart consider it? and he that keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? and shall not he render to every man according to his works?
Page 10 - The historic muse, Proud of the treasure, marches with it down To latest times ; and Sculpture, in her turn, Gives bond in stone and ever-during brass To guard them, and to immortalize her trust : But fairer wreaths are due, though never paid, To those who, posted at the shrine of Truth, Have fallen in her defence.
Page 10 - Patriots have toiled, and in their country's cause Bled nobly ; and their deeds, as they deserve, Receive proud recompense. We give in charge Their names to the sweet lyre. The historic muse, Proud of the treasure, marches with it down To latest times ; and sculpture, in her turn, Gives bond in stone and ever-during brass To guard them, and t...
Page 54 - When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person : see ye to it.
Page 18 - Whatsoever time, or the heedless hand of blind chance, hath drawn down from of old to this present, in her huge dragnet, whether fish or sea-weed, shells, or shrubs, unpicked, unchosen, those are the fathers.
Page 56 - Pilgrims' who landed on the rock of Plymouth, and God has blessed their descendants in New England and elsewhere with numerous revivals of religion. I am acquainted with the descendants of John Rogers, the first martyr in Queen Mary's reign, of the tenth and eleventh generations. With a single exception, the...
Page 14 - He is a prince of a most royal carriage, and hath a princely heart; and rather than he will miss or want any part of his will, he will endanger the one half of his kingdom.
Page 26 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more •than is meet, and it tendeth to poverty.
Page 5 - ... a great tree ; then it joineth itself beneath alow unto the body of the tree, and creepeth up a little and a little fair and softly. And at the beginning while it is yet thin and small, that the...
Page 56 - Oh, the weight of glory that is ready waiting for us, God's poor exiles! We shall sit next to the martyrs and confessors.

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