Penruddock of the White Lambs: A Tale of Holland, England and America

Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1902 - 329 ページ

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117 ページ - Hast reared God's trophies, and his work pursued ; While Darwen stream, with blood of Scots imbrued, And Dunbar field, resounds thy praises loud, And Worcester's laureate wreath: yet much remains To conquer still; Peace hath her victories « No less renowned than War: new foes arise, Threatening to bind our souls with secular chains. Help us to save free conscience from the paw Of hireling wolves, whose Gospel is their maw.
257 ページ - And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face, of the serpent.
117 ページ - Help us to save free conscience from the paw Of hireling wolves, whose Gospel is their maw.
62 ページ - ... they who have lived most loosely, by reason of their bold accustoming, prove most successful in their matches, because their wild affections unsettling at will have been as so many divorces to teach them experience.
64 ページ - ... off a while her severe schooling, and, like a glad youth in wandering vacancy, may keep her holidays to joy and harmless pastime...
48 ページ - I imagine any exceptions to be made against them, but only this, that they may seem too able, and too well affected toward me and my service. But this is not the first service (as I count it the best) in which 'they have forced me to serve myself: though I must confess, I bear with more grief and impatience the want of my chaplains than of any other my servants, and next, if not beyond in some things, to the being sequestered from my wife and children; since from these indeed more of human and temporary...
66 ページ - Many a man lives a burden to the earth; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a Master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.
107 ページ - I profess to thee I desire from my heart, I have prayed for it, I have waited for the day to see union and right understanding between the godly people — Scots, English, Jews, Gentiles, presbyterians, independents, anabaptists, and all.
83 ページ - Look in thy glass, and tell the face thou viewest Now is the time that face should form another; Whose fresh repair if now thou not renewest, Thou dost beguile the world, unbless some mother. For where is she so fair whose unear'd womb Disdains the tillage of thy husbandry?
120 ページ - Jehovah," said that military saint, " be the greatest and most considerable business you have every day : reckon it so, more than to eat, sleep, and counsel together. Run aside sometimes from your company, and get a word with the Lord. Why should not you have three or four precious souls always standing at your elbow, with whom you might now and then turn into a corner? I have found refreshment and mercy in such a -way.