The Literary Remains of Martha Day: With Rev. Dr. Fitch's Address at Her Funeral, and Sketches of Her Character

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H. Howe, 1834 - Authors, American - 121 pages
 

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Page 115 - If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, who giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not, and it shall be given him,
Page 114 - And in our deepest desertion, and in our most peculiar sorrows, we may rest assured, that " there hath no temptation taken " us " but such as is common to man ; but God is faithful, who will not suffer" us " to be tempted above that" we " are able ; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that " we
Page 70 - Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, /immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Page 61 - How blest is our brother bereft Of all that could burden his mind ; How easy the soul that has left This wearisome body behind ! Of evil incapable thou, Whose relics with envy I see, No longer in misery now, No longer a sinner like me.
Page 79 - Richter, which she used, sometimes, to recite to her friends, will feel inclined to say — " The music in my heart I bore, Long after it was beard no more.
Page 50 - Father! now the clouds hang blackening o'er us, .And the dark boiling deeps beneath us yawn; Scatter the tempests, quell the waves before us, To the wild fearful night send thou a blessed dawn. Father All Holy! When thou shalt sit upon thy throne of glory, The steadfast earth, the strong untiring sea, Their verdant isles, their mountains high and hoary, With awe and fear, shall from thy presence flee. Then shalt thou sit a Judge, the guilty dooming To adamantine chains and endless fire; Oh Father!
Page 33 - THE COMET'S FLIGHT. It happened once, that a straggling ray From the solar system, lost its way, And it came to a Comet's den ; And it roused him up from his long, long sleep, And he sprung from his cavern in chaos deep, To visit the Sun again. So long he had lain in his dungeon cold, His joints felt exceedingly stiff and cold, And he scarce could move a limb ; But, in spite of his sharp, rheumatic pain, He shook his limbs, and he combed his mane, And put himself soon in trim. Then forth he sprung...
Page 51 - Where find a shelter from the pure JEHOVAH'S ire? Father All Merciful ! Still may the guilty come in peace before thee, Bathing thy feet with tears of love and woe ; And while for pardon only we implore thee, Blessings divine, unnumbered, o'er us flow.
Page 115 - And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.
Page 50 - HYMN. FATHER Almighty! From thy high seat thou watchest and controllest The insects that upon thy footstool creep, While, with a never-wearied hand, thou rollest Millions of worlds along the boundless deep. Oh, Father! now the clouds hang blackening o'er us, .And the dark boiling deeps beneath us yawn; Scatter the tempests, quell the waves before us, To the wild fearful night send thou a blessed dawn. Father All Holy! When thou...

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