The Life and Letters of John Brown: Liberator of Kansas, and Martyr of Virginia

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Franklin Benjamin Sanborn
Roberts Brothers, 1891 - 645 pagina's
 

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Pagina 50 - For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers that they should make them known to their children: 6 That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born: who should arise and declare them to their children: 7 That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments...
Pagina 49 - Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments.
Pagina 47 - O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!
Pagina 598 - For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake ; 30 Having the same conflict "which ye saw in me, and now hear to be in me.
Pagina 169 - The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to the worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by it with odious peculiarities.
Pagina 50 - Go thy way, Daniel: for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end. Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.
Pagina 54 - A sturdy lad from New Hampshire or Vermont, who in turn tries all the professions, who teams it, farms it, peddles, keeps a school, preaches, edits a newspaper, goes to Congress, buys a township, and so forth, in successive years, and always, like a cat, falls on his feet, is worth a hundred of these city dolls. He walks abreast with his days, and feels no shame in not ' studying a profession,' for he does not postpone his life, but lives already.
Pagina 51 - For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning. For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.
Pagina 248 - Just are the ways of God, And justifiable to men, Unless there be who think not God at all. If any be, they walk obscure ; For of such doctrine never was there school, But the heart of the fool, And no man therein doctor but himself.
Pagina 495 - Thou hast left behind Powers that will work for thee; air, earth, and skies; There's not a breathing of the common wind That will forget thee; thou hast great allies; Thy friends are exultations, agonies, And love, and man's unconquerable mind.

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