We shall meet again; original pieces, sacred and miscellaneous, in verse and prose

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Page 77 - Seek ye the Lord while He may be found ; call upon Him while He is near.
Page 4 - The bird that soars on highest wing Builds on the ground her lowly nest ; And she that doth most sweetly sing Sings in the shade when all things rest : In lark and nightingale we see What honour hath humility. When Mary chose the "better part,
Page 55 - HEAR, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: For the Lord hath spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, And they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, And the ass his master's crib: But Israel doth not know, My people doth not consider.
Page 4 - The saint that wears heaven's brightest crown In deepest adoration bends ; The weight of glory bows him down Then most, when most his soul ascends : — Nearest the throne itself must be The footstool of humility.
Page 177 - Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: and yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?
Page 135 - Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming: it stirreth up the dead for thee, even all the chief ones of the earth ; it hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations.
Page 23 - I also heard the men themselves, that they sang with a loud voice, saying, " Blessing, honour, and glory, and power be to Him that sitteth upon the throne, and to the Lamb, for ever and ever.
Page 103 - The Lord giveth, and the Lord ' taketh away ; blessed be the name of the Lord.
Page 134 - I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness.
Page 10 - Full oft, unknowing and unknown, He wore his endless noons alone, Amid th' autumnal wood : Oft was he wont, in hasty fit, Abrupt the social board to quit, And gaze with eager glance upon the tumbling flood.

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