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" I could not contemplate the delicate conformation of its roots, leaves, and capsule without admiration. Can that Being (thought I), who planted, watered, and brought to perfection, in this obscure part of the world, a thing which appears of so small importance,... "
Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction ... - Page 244
by Mungo Park, James Rennell - 1799 - 372 pages
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The Evangelical Magazine

Religion - 1807
...this obscure part of the world, a thing which appears of^so small importance, look with iiBcoucern upon the situation and sufferings of creatures formed...travelled forwards, assured that relief was at hand; aad I was not disappointed. In a short time, I came to a small village, at the entrance of which I...
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Self-improvement [abridged from 'The student's guide', by J. Todd].

John Todd - 1799
...upon the situation and sufferings of creatures formed after his own image ? Surely not. Beflections like these would not allow me to despair. I started...that relief was at hand; and I was not disappointed." This is a touching incident in the life of a brave man. But let us notice the fact that God has made-...
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Animal Biography, Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 2

William Bingley - Zoology - 1803
...sometimes derive consolation ; for though the whole plant was not larger than the top of one of my fingers, I could not contemplate the delicate conformation...relief was at hand ; and I was not disappointed."* It is impossible to consider properly all these important objects, and then unconcernedly to ask, "of...
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Variety: Or, Selections and Essays, Consisting of Anecdotes, Curious Facts ...

Priscilla Wakefield - Anecdotes - 1809 - 207 pages
...consolation; for though the whole plant was not longer than the top of one of my fingers, c 2 I could'not contemplate the delicate conformation of its roots,...that relief was at hand, and I was not disappointed." , Had this man had no faith in the providence of God, it is most probable that he would have fallen...
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The Practical Expositor: Or, Scripture Illustrated by Facts, and Arranged ...

Charles Buck - Calendars - 1815 - 352 pages
...with unconcern upon the situation and sufferings of creatures formed after his own image ? Surely net. Reflections like these would not allow me to despair....relief was at hand ; and I was not disappointed." Thus let the Christian in the darkest moment hope in God. December 3. Jos v. 39. Search the Scriptures....
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A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery, in the United States: With Reflections on ...

Jesse Torrey - Slavery - 1817 - 94 pages
...the works of God, in vegetation, and consequent religious reflections — " I started up, (says he,) and disregarding both hunger and fatigue, travelled...disappointed. In a short time I came to a small village, &c. and at sunset arrived at Sibiloodoo. When I entered the town the people gathered round me, and...
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The omnipresence of the Supreme being, a Seatonian prize poem

Edward Bishop Elliott - 1821
...unconcern on the situation and sufferings of creatures formed after his own image. This reflection would not allow me to despair: I started up, and disregarding...travelled forwards, assured that relief was at hand."— M. Park's Travels, chap. xvii. ...
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Popular philosophy: or, The book of nature laid open upon Christian ...

George Miller - 1826
...plant was not larger than the top of one of my fingers, i could not contemplate the delicate formation, of its roots, leaves, and capsula, without admiration....relief was at hand ;— and I was not disappointed. ''* It is true, that few being possessed of that adventurous and enterprizing spirit, which so highly...
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A Flora of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Volume 2

George Johnston - Botany - 1829
...of my fingers, I could not contemplate the delicate conformation of its roots, leaves, and capsule, without admiration. Can that Being, thought I, who...relief was at hand ; and I was not disappointed." . " To apprehend thus, Draws us a profit from all things we see." 11. D. adiantoidei, stems branched...
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The Philosophy of Religion; Or, An Illustration of the Moral Laws of the ...

Thomas Dick - Christian ethics - 1828 - 461 pages
...this obscure part of the world, a thing which appears of so small importance, look with unconcern on the situation and sufferings of creatures formed after...that relief was at hand, and I was not disappointed." Thus was this unfortunate adventurer delivered, by the care of providence, from those accumulated distresses...
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