Amy Wilton, Or, Lights and Shades of Christian Life

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Binns and Goodwin, 1852 - 269 pages

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Page 6 - Look not mournfully into the Past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the Present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy Future, without fear, and with a manly heart.
Page 203 - Think not of rest ; though dreams be sweet, Start up, and ply your heaven-ward feet. Is not God's oath upon your head, Ne'er to sink back on slothful bed, Never again your loins untie, Nor let your torches waste and die, Till, when the shadows thickest fall, Ye hear your Master's midnight call ? h Ita fabnlantur, nt qui sciant Dominuin audire.
Page 281 - Dedicated by permission to the REV. NEWMAN HALL, BA, Author of "COME TO JESUS," &C., &C. MY FIRST GRIEF: OR, RECOLLECTIONS OF A BELOVED Sister. A Memoir and an Autobiography. By a PROVINCIAL SURGEON. In very elegant gilt cloth, with beautiful Portrait, on India paper, admirably suited for a present, price 3s. 6d. "This tender little book is one of the most delightful pieces of domestic biography we remember to have read.
Page 215 - And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost: Whosesoever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them ; and whosesoever sins ye retain, they are retained.
Page 99 - He shall not be afraid of evil tidings : his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.
Page 218 - And never won. Dream after dream ensues, And still they dream that they shall still succeed, And still are disappointed.
Page 60 - Alas ! how changed from the fair scene, When birds sang out their mellow lay, And winds were soft, and woods were green, And the song ceased not with the day.
Page 274 - That design is carried out with considerable ability. In common with other works issuing from the press of Messrs. BINNS and GOODWIN, of BATH, the book is beautifully printed, and illustrated by an ornamental Title-page, and a Frontispiece of more than ordinary merit. 'ELLEN SEYMOUR, or, THE BUD AND THE FLOWER...
Page 46 - Past, But the hopes of youth fall thick in the blast And the days are dark and dreary. Be still, sad heart ! and cease repining ; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining ; Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.
Page 22 - The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that Time has made: Stronger by weakness, wiser men become As they draw near to their eternal home. Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view That stand upon the threshold of the new.

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