The Life and Teachings of Joseph Livesey, Comprising His Autobiography

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National Temperance League's Depot, 1885 - 344 páginas

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Página ix - I find this conclusion more impressed upon me, — that the greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something, and tell what it saw in a plain way.
Página 153 - Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
Página 162 - Whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him ? 1 St.
Página clxviii - WHEN Faith and Love, which parted from thee never, Had ripened thy just soul to dwell with God, Meekly thou didst resign this earthly load Of death, called life ; which us from life doth sever.
Página xix - A new commandment I give unto you : That you love one another, as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this shall all men know that you are My disciples, if you have love one for another.
Página 146 - Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, do they live for ever?
Página xxxvi - AN honest man here lies at rest, As e'er God with his image blest; The friend of man, the friend of truth; The friend of age, and guide of youth : Few hearts like his, with virtue warm'd, Few heads with knowledge so inform'd : If there's another world, he lives in bliss; If there is none, he made the best of this.
Página 139 - There the tears of earth are dried ; There its hidden things are clear ; There the work of life is tried By a juster Judge than here. Father, in Thy gracious keeping Leave we now Thy servant sleeping.
Página xciv - Prayer is the burden of a sigh, The falling of a tear, The upward glancing of an eye When none but God is near.
Página 23 - To THE HONOURABLE THE COMMONS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, IN PARLIAMENT ASSEMBLED.

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