Select Miscellanies: Chiefly Illustrative of the History, Christian Principles, and Sufferings, of the Society of Friends...
Charles Gilpin, 1851
Consists of miscellaneous short pieces by and about Quakers in prose and poetry.
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Acqua alms Alp Arslan amongst Anthony Benezet apostle appeared blessed called Christ Christian church clothes Cloud Bay Coldbeck Daniel Wheeler death Deborah Morris desired distress Divine Divine grace doctrine duty Elizabeth Fry England faith father favoured fear feelings Friends George Fox gifts give glory gospel grace hand happy hath heart heaven heavenly holy honour humble imprisoned instruction Jane Jesus John JOHN WOOLMAN King labour land Lindley Murray living Lord Lord's MARGARET FELL meeting mercy mind minister Month mother native nature never observed peace persecution persons pious poor praise prayed prayer preached priest prison Quakers received religion religious remarkable Saviour says Scriptures sent silence Society soul spirit Stephen Grellet stranger Street suffer taken testimony thee things Thomas thou thought tion told took treaty truth unto vine William William Allen words worship
143 ページ - Surely, goodness and mercy have followed me all the days of my life...
145 ページ - Jesus, lover of my soul, Let me to Thy bosom fly, While the nearer waters roll, While the tempest still is high; Hide me, O my Saviour, hide, Till the storm of life is past; Safe into the haven guide, 0 receive my soul at last!
210 ページ - Not there, not there, my child." " Is it where the feathery palm-trees rise, And the date grows ripe under sunny skies ? Or 'midst the green islands of glittering seas. Where fragrant forests perfume the breeze, And strange bright birds, on their starry wings, Bear the rich hues of all glorious things ! " "Not there, not there, ray child.
24 ページ - Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.
145 ページ - Other refuge have I none, Hangs my helpless soul on thee ; Leave, ah ! leave me not alone ; Still support and comfort me ! All my trust on thee is stayed, All my help from thee I bring ; Cover my defenceless head With the shadow of thy wing.
142 ページ - We are journeying unto the place of which the Lord said, I will give it you : come thou with us, and we will do thee good : for the Lord hath spoken good concerning Israel.
135 ページ - Hear another parable ; There was a certain householder which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a wine-press in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country.
49 ページ - Who hail thee, Man ! the pilgrim of a day, Spouse of the worm, and brother of the clay, Frail as the leaf in Autumn's yellow bower, Dust in the wind, or dew upon the flower ; A friendless slave, a child without a sire, Whose mortal life and momentary fire Lights to the grave his chance-created form, As ocean-wrecks illuminate the storm ; And, when the gun's tremendous flash is o'er, To night and silence sink for evermore...