Memoirs of the Life of Miss Caroline E. Smelt: Who Died on the 21st September, 1817. In the City of Augusta, Georgia, in the 17th Year of Her Age

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G. Clark, & Company Thomas Badger, Jr. Printer., 1820 - 180 pages
 

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Page 86 - And never with'ring flowers ; Death, like a narrow sea, divides This heavenly land from ours. 3 Sweet fields beyond the swelling flood Stand dress'd in living green ; So to the Jews old Canaan stood, While Jordan roll'd between.
Page 83 - Jesus can make a dying bed Feel soft as downy pillows are, While on his breast 1 lean my head, And breathe my life out sweetly there.
Page 106 - On the subject of worldly amusement, she was uncommonly earnest and forcible. In speaking on this subject to some friends, she said " let no person, endowed with rational powers, call them innocent or harmless. How can that be innocent, which leads to a prodigal waste of precious time ? How can that thing be called harmless, which leads to an unnecessary exposure of health ? How can that amusement be innocent, which has not the glory of God for its object ? How can that amusement be harmless, which...
Page 70 - Come unto me, all ye that are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest !" He smiled and wept when he spoke these words.
Page 162 - CHILDREN, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise; that it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.
Page 36 - I can not endure the thought that, amid such excitements to seriousness, you should continue unawakened and unconverted to God. Should the revival prevail in college, your obligations to piety and the aggravations of unbelief will be greatly enhanced. To whom much is given, of the same much will be required.
Page 88 - See his patient meekness! like a lamb dumb before his shearers, so he opened not his mouth. He suffered, the just for the unjust, and by his stripes I am healed. He died that we might live. He bore our sins in his own body.
Page 47 - ... obtain a knowledge of her views as it respected herself, nor could any of her pious friends succeed any better. She was asked several times by her mother, why she observed so much reserve on this all-important subject, and could be so communicative on any other? She once replied, " My dear mamma, I have no confidence in myself; I hope to do that which is right when I shall have more experience. I desire to belong to the little flock, but I am too unstable.
Page 70 - Ask, and it shall be given you ; seek, and ye shall find ; knock, and it shall be opened unto you." She said she felt oppressed with a sense of sin. Her mother then repeated, " Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow ; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
Page 165 - With the heart man believeth unto righteousness, but with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

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