Life by the fireside, by the author of 'Visiting my relations'.

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Page 242 - They shall not be ashamed in the evil time; and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.
Page 283 - And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.
Page 133 - Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the LORD our God, until that he have mercy upon us.
Page 166 - Who is among you that feareth the Lord, That obeyeth the voice of his servant, That walketh in darkness, and hath no light? Let him trust in the name of the Lord, And stay upon his God.
Page 109 - And an highway shall be there, and a way, And it shall be called The way of holiness. The unclean shall not pass over it, But it shall be for those: The wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein.
Page 240 - For the very true beginning of her is the desire of discipline; and the care of discipline is love; and love is the keeping of her laws; and the giving heed unto her laws is the assurance of incorruption; and incorruption maketh us near unto God : therefore the desire of wisdom bringeth to a kingdom.
Page 239 - Wisdom is glorious, and never fadeth away : yea, she is easily seen of them that love her, and found of such as seek her.
Page 242 - For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts : and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people...
Page 92 - OH happiness ! our being's end and aim ! Good, pleasure, ease, content ? whate'er thy name : That something still which prompts th' eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die, Which still so near us, yet beyond us lies, O'er-look'd, seen double, by the fool, and wise.
Page 127 - Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on. Four corners to my bed, Four angels round my head; One to watch and one to pray And two to bear my soul away.

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