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Page 158 - O Israel! as the valleys are they spread. " forth, as gardens by the. river's side, as the " trees of lign-aloes, which the Lord hath planted, and as cedar trees beside the waters; he " shall pour the water out of his buckets, and his "seed shall be in many waters, and his king " shall be higher than Agag, and his kingdom "shall be exalted."* God
Page 109 - From the natural application of several prophecies, to both people, some persons have supposed they were the same. It was said to Israel, " they that are left of you shall pine away in their iniquity in your enemies
Page 118 - Grew stern, and darted a severe rebuke ; "' His frown was full of terror, and his voice, " Shook the delinquent with such fits of awe, " As left him not, till penitence had won
Page 172 - Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice .- let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the moun
Page 105 - sow thy seed, and in the evening withold not thy hand, for thou knowest not whether shall prosper either this or that. Cast thy bread upon the waters, for
Page 70 - Some men make gain a fountain, whence proceeds , A stream of lib'ral and heroic deeds ; The swell of pity not to be confin'd, Within the scanty limits of the mind ; Disdains the bank, and throws the golden sands, A rich deposit on the bordering lands; These have an ear for his paternal call, Who makes some rich for the supply of all; God's
Page 74 - Be hospitable," said Mr. Thornton, " and keep an open house for such as are worthy of entertainment; help the poor and needy ; I will statedly allow you two hundred pounds a year, and readily send whatever you have occasion to draw for more.
Page 184 - of the Indian tribes in this land, in reading, writing, and all parts of learning, which shall appear necessary and expedient, for civilizing and christianizing the children of pagans, as well as in all liberal arts and sciences, and also of English youths, and any others.