The wreck, the rescue, and the massacre, an account of the loss of the barque 'Thomas King', ed. by J. Binns

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1853
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Page 69 - The British empire has been signally blessed by Providence ; and her eminence, her strength, her wealth, her prosperity, her intellectual, her moral, and her religious advantages, are so many reasons for peculiar obedience to the laws of Him who guides the destinies of nations. These were given for some higher purpose than commercial prosperity and military renown.
Page 6 - I have been in the deep; in journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the...
Page 70 - ... with arts and knowledge — with the sway of distant lands and the mastery of the restless waters — for some great and important purpose in the government of the world. Can we suppose otherwise than that it is our office to carry civilisation and humanity, peace and good government, and, above all, the knowledge of the true God, to the uttermost ends of the earth?
Page 70 - It is not to be doubted that this country has been invested with wealth and power, with arts and knowledge, with the sway of distant lands, and the mastery of the restless waters, for some great and important purpose in the government of the world. Can we suppose otherwise than that it is our office to carry civilisation and humanity, peace and good government, and, above all. the knowledge of the true God to the uttermost ends of the earth ? "
Page 70 - ... or whether we have as far as we have been able, informed their ignorance, and invited and afforded them the opportunity of becoming partakers of that civilization, that innocent commerce, that knowledge and that faith with which it has pleased a gracious Providence to bless our own country".
Page 35 - Majesty, that ridest upon the heavens in thine excellency, and thence dost not disdain to be a Father to the fatherless, and the Judge of the widow, I come to thee destitute, forlorn, abandoned of every name of joy or confidence on earth.
Page 68 - ... Sabbath morning with eloquence and great power, having for his text: Luke, 24th chapter, verses 46, 47 and 48. We shall never forget one remark, which seemed to thrill the whole assembly as with a shock of electricity. He had represented the Saviour as giving his commission to his disciples to go and preach repentance and remission of sins to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem...
Page 6 - ... FIG. 4. have effected a great gain in efficiency. But whether this should prove practicable or not, Mr. Marconi is to be congratulated on the brilliant success of his efforts, and deserves the gratitude of all for having worked out so admirable a system for increasing the safety and convenience of those "that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters.
Page 68 - ... prayer for his murderers was—' Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do...

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