Nature's Mighty Wonders

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S.W. Partridge, 1871 - Christian life - 185 pages
 

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Page 66 - Soon as the evening shades prevail, The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story of her birth; While all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings, as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole.
Page 158 - ... by Thomas Carlyle. Now, mark ! we are all going wrong, and, though doing our' best in the state of life to which it has pleased God to call us...
Page 60 - He telleth the number of the stars; He calleth them all by their names.
Page 13 - The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord :
Page 17 - In every stream his bounty flows, Diffusing joy and wealth ; In every breeze his spirit blows, — The breath of life and health.
Page 158 - We have, however, a plain precept to follow, which is, to do our duty in that state of life to which it has pleased God to call us.
Page 143 - My doctrine shall drop as the rain, My speech shall distil as the dew...
Page 79 - The wicked flee when no man pursueth : but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Page 61 - The baron had an only son, who was not only a comfort to his father, but a blessing to all who lived on his father's land. It happened on a certain occasion that this young man being from home, there came a French gentleman to see the old baron.
Page 17 - THE God of nature and of grace In all his works appears ; His goodness through the earth we trace, His grandenr in the spheres.

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