The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 11

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1827 - Great Britain
 

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Page 29 - May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
Page 12 - It is ordered by His Royal Highness the Prince Re-gent, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty...
Page 86 - The Grounds, on which the Church of England separated from the Church of Rome...
Page 167 - The wind, however, was adverse, and we could not reach the shore, and took to the ship, where we got some refreshment and shelter from the sun. By this time Sophia was quite exhausted, fainting continually. About two o'clock we landed safe and sound, and no words of mine can do justice to the expressions of feeling, sympathy, and kindness with which we were hailed by every one. If any proof had been wanting, that my administration had been satisfactory here, we had it unequivocally from all ; there...
Page 315 - Jesus, to thy dear faithful hand My naked soul I trust, And my flesh waits for thy command To drop into my dust.
Page 164 - All this passed much quicker than I can write it ; we pushed off, and as we did so, the flames burst out of our cabin-window, and the whole of the after part of the ship was in flames; the masts and sails now taking fire, we moved to a distance sufficient to avoid the immediate explosion ; but the flames were now coming out of the main hatchway ; and seeing the rest of the crew, with the Captain...
Page 30 - For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now. And not only so, but ourselves also, who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for our adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.
Page 374 - ... friends know that he contemplated no relaxation of exertions. But this was not a mere restless activity, or result of temperament. It was united with a fervent zeal, not fiery nor ostentatious, but steady and composed, which none could appreciate but those who intimately knew him. I was struck myself, upon the renewal of our acquaintance, by nothing so much as the observation that, though he talked with animation on all subjects, there was nothing on which his intellect was bent, no prospect...
Page 103 - Institution, nor to the Governors of the Corporation of the Charity for the Relief of Poor Widows and Children of Clergymen...
Page 164 - ... much to my satisfaction, it was one of the happiest days of my life. We were, perhaps, too happy, for in the evening came a sad reverse. Sophia had just gone to bed, and I had thrown off half my clothes, when a cry of ' Fire, fire !' roused us from our calm content, and in five minutes the whole ship was in flames ! I ran to examine whence the flames principally issued, and found that the fire had its origin immediately under our cabin. Down with the boats ; where is Sophia ? here ; the children...

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