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Pagina 42 - The chamber where the good man meets his fate Is privileged beyond the common walk Of virtuous life, quite on the verge of heaven.
Pagina 45 - When heaven is opening on my sightless eyes, When airs from paradise refresh my brow, — That earth in darkness lies. In a purer clime, My being fills with rapture ! waves of thought Roll in upon my spirit ! strains sublime Break over me unsought. Give me now my lyre ! I feel the stirrings of a gift divine ; Within my bosom glows unearthly fire, Lit by no skill of mine.
Pagina 9 - Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the LORD, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters saith the LORD Almighty...
Pagina 51 - It matters little at what hour of the day The righteous fall asleep : Death cannot come To him untimely who is fit to die. The less of this cold earth, the more of heaven; The briefer life, the earlier immortality.
Pagina 9 - Pet. i. 10, by believing it, for fear we come short of it,f according to that of the apostle, " let us, therefore, fear, lest a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of us should seem to come short of it,
Pagina 49 - HOW happy every child of grace, Who knows his sins forgiven! This earth, he cries, is not my place; I seek my place in heaven: A country far from mortal sight, Yet, O, by faith I see ; The land of rest, the saints' delight, — The heaven prepared for me.
Pagina 45 - Give me the enlarged desire, And open, Lord, my soul, Thy own fulness to require, And comprehend the whole ! Stretch my faith's capacity Wider and yet wider still ; ' Then with all that is in Thee My ravish'd spirit fill I ' " Such was the ordinary employment of this man of God while he remained at Trevecca.
Pagina 13 - Jesus' grace has given, The hope when days and years are past, We all shall meet in heaven.
Pagina 9 - Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st; thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant: what in me is dark Illumine; what is low, raise and support...