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Page 100 - God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, And though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, Though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof.
Page 75 - But I will deliver thee in that day, saith the Lord : and thou shalt not be given into the hand of the men of whom thou art afraid. For I will surely deliver thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey unto thee: because thou hast put thy trust in me, saith the Lord.
Page 69 - YE nations round the earth, rejoice Before the Lord, your sovereign King : Serve him with cheerful heart and voice ; With all your tongues his glory sing. 2 The Lord is God ; 'tis he alone Doth life, and breath, and being give ; We are his work, and not our own ; The sheep that on his pastures live.
Page 445 - For more than forty years,' was his remark to Sir James, ó ' for more than forty years I have so ruled my life that when death came I might face it without fear.
Page 75 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will bring my words upon this city for evil, and not for good: and they shall be accomplished in that day before thee. 17 But I will deliver thee in that day...
Page 383 - If you hope to save this force, no time must be lost in pushing forward. We are daily being attacked by the enemy, who are within a few yards of our defences.
Page 383 - Eesidency having been brought down by round shot, many are without shelter. Our native force having been assured, on Colonel Tytler's authority, of your near approach, some twenty-five days ago, are naturally losing confidence, and if they leave us I do not see how the defences are to be manned.
Page 389 - To you shall be left the glory of relieving Lucknow, for which you have already struggled so much. I shall accompany you only in my civil capacity as Commissioner, placing my military service at your disposal should you please, and serving under you as a volunteer.
Page 425 - Hudson and Hargood, of my staff, through streets of flat-roofed loop-holed houses, from which a perpetual fire was kept up, and overcoming every obstacle, established itself within the enclosure of the residency. The joy of the garrison may be more easily conceived than described ; but it was not...
Page 124 - The Governor-General cordially congratulates the army upon the return of victory to its ranks. He is convinced that there, as in all former times, it will be found, while, as at Jellalabad, the European and Native troops mutually supporting each other, and evincing equal discipline and valour, are led into action by officers in whom they justly confide.
MARSHMAN, John Clark; Memoirs of Major-general Sir Henry Havelock, kcb