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Life Among the Chinese: With Characteristic Sketches and Incidents of ...
R S Maclay
No preview available - 2018
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Page 48 - Therefore thy gates shall be open continually ; they shall not be shut day nor night; that men may bring unto thee the forces of the Gentiles, and that their kings may be brought.
Page 37 - Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.
Page 78 - Ring out false pride in place and blood, The civic slander and the spite ; Ring in the love of truth and right, Ring in the common love of good. Ring out old shapes of foul disease ; Ring out the narrowing lust of gold ; Ring out the thousand wars of old, Ring in the thousand years of peace. Ring in the valiant man and free, The larger heart, the kindlier hand ; Ring out the darkness of the land, Rinc; in the Christ that is to be.
Page 41 - And all the people saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they removed, and stood afar off. And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.
Page 211 - Those who quietly profess and teach these doctrines shall not be harassed or persecuted on account of their faith. Any person, whether citizen of the United States or Chinese convert, who, according to these tenets, peaceably teaches and practices the principles, of Christianity shall in no case be interfered with or molested therefor.
Page 48 - Who hath heard such a thing? Who hath seen such things? Shall the earth be made to bring forth in one day? Or shall a nation be born at once? For as soon as Zion travailed, she brought forth her children.
Page 211 - The principles of the Christian religion, as professed by the Protestant and Roman Catholic churches, are recognized as teaching men to do good, and to do to others as they would have others do to them. Hereafter those who quietly profess and teach these doctrines shall not be harassed or persecuted on account of their faith. Any person, whether citizen of the United States or Chinese convert, who, according to these tenets, peaceably teach and practice the principles of Christianity, shall in no...
Page 48 - Behold, these shall come from far: and, lo, these from the north and from the west; and these from the land of Sinim.
Page 16 - ... and the casing of goods. The shavings even are picked into oakum, and mixed with those of rattan to be stuffed into mattresses. The bamboo furnishes the bed for sleeping, and the couch for reclining ; the chopsticks for eating, the pipe for smoking, and the flute for entertaining ; a curtain to hang before the door, and a broom to sweep around it ; wether with screens, stools, stands, and sofas for various uses of convenience and luxury in the house.