The Rainbow Around the Tomb, Or, Rays of Hope for Those who Mourn

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Derby & Jackson, 1857 - Death - 282 pages
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Page 254 - The seas are quiet when the winds give o'er; So, calm are we when passions are no more! For then we know how vain it was to boast Of fleeting things, so certain to be lost.
Page 259 - THERE is a calm for those who weep, A rest for weary pilgrims found, They softly lie and sweetly sleep The storm that wrecks the winter sky No more disturbs their deejp repose, Than summer evening's latest sigh That shuts the rose. There is a calm for those who weep, A rest for weary pilgrims found ; And while the mouldering ashes sleep Low in the ground...
Page 252 - Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. Then shall the lame man leap as a hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing : for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert.
Page 162 - INTO the Silent Land ! Ah ! who shall lead us thither ? Clouds in the evening sky more darkly gather, And shattered wrecks lie thicker on the strand. Who leads us with a gentle hand Thither, oh, thither, Into the Silent Land...
Page 217 - Smoothed up with snow; and, what is land, unknown What water of the still unfrozen spring, In the loose marsh or solitary lake, Where the fresh fountain from the bottom boils.
Page 74 - Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not : for of such is the kingdom of God. Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein. And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and blessed them.
Page 217 - Impatient flouncing through the drifted heaps, Stung with the thoughts of home; the thoughts of home Rush on his nerves, and call their vigour forth In many a vain attempt. How sinks his soul!
Page 73 - And when he had taken him, and brought him to his mother, he sat on her knees till noon, and then died.
Page 74 - And they brought young children to him, that he should touch them : and his disciples rebuked those that brought them. But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, "Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.
Page 193 - EARTH to earth, and dust to dust !" Here the evil and the just, Here the youthful and the old, Here the fearful and the bold, Here the matron and the maid In one silent bed are laid ; Here the vassal and the king Side by side lie withering; Here the sword and sceptre rust — "Earth to earth, and dust to dust,"

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