The Hills of the Shatemuc, Volume 1

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D. Appleton, 1856 - American fiction - 516 pages
 

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Page 340 - Thine eyes shall see the king in his beauty: they shall behold the land that is very far off.
Page 406 - As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
Page 288 - I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.
Page 361 - Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord. 2 Blessed are they that keep His testimonies, and that seek Him with the whole heart.
Page 435 - For, behold, the day cometh, That shall burn as an oven ; And all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble : And the day that cometh shall burn them up, Saith the LORD of hosts, That it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
Page 453 - Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves ; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not.
Page 435 - Then shall ye return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that servetfi God and him that serveth Him not.
Page 123 - The thing we long for, that we are For one transcendent moment, Before the Present poor and bare Can make its sneering comment. Still, through our paltry stir and strife, Glows down the wished Ideal, And Longing moulds in clay what Life Carves in the marble Real...
Page 345 - It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be; Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log, at last, dry, bald, and sere: A lily of a day, Is fairer far, in May, Although it fall, and die that night; It was the plant, and flower of light. In small proportions, we just beauties see: And in short measures, life may perfect be.
Page 67 - Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

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