The Farm of Aptonga: A Story for Children of the Times of S. Cyprian

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Pitsligo Press, 1856 - Carthage (Extinct city) - 153 pages

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Page 10 - Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee : for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God: where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried : the Lord do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part thee and me.
Page 85 - THE righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart: And merciful men are taken away, none considering That the righteous is taken away from the evil to come. He shall enter into peace: They shall rest in their beds, Each one walking in his uprightness.
Page 45 - The lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they who seek the Lord, shall want no manner of thing that is good.
Page 89 - There is no king that can be saved by the multitude of an host : neither is any mighty man delivered by much strength. 16 A horse is counted but a vain thing to save a man : neither shall he deliver any man by his great strength.
Page 13 - Endure the highest test ; and then it feels The sum of delectation, since it now Attains its perfect end ; and shows its object, By one intense act ; all its verity, Which by a thousand and ten thousand words It would have took a poor diluted pleasure To have imperfectly express'd.
Page 40 - Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations ; that the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold which perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the Appearing of Jesus Christ...
Page 131 - Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown ; but we an incorruptible. I therefore so run, not as uncertainly ; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air : but I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection : lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.
Page 13 - tis for Love, That's more than all that's taste in all the world. For the true measure of true Love is Death ; And what falls short of this, was never Love : And therefore when those tides do meet and strive, And both swell high, but Love is higher still, This is the truest satisfaction of The perfectest Love : for here it sees itself...
Page 39 - cervi luporum praeda rapacium, 50 - sectamur ultro, quos opimus fallere et effugere est triumphus. gens, quae cremato fortis ab Ilio iactata Tuscis aequoribus sacra natosque maturosque patres pertulit Ausonias ad urbes, duris ut ilex tonsa bipennibus nigrae feraci frondis in Algido, per damna, per caedes ab ipso ducit opes animumque ferro.
Page 101 - ... that he ascended into heaven, and sitteth at the right hand of God the Father Almighty ; and from thence he shall come again at the end of the world to judge the quick...

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