Edwin; Or, The Motherless Boy: Interspersed with Pieces of Original Poetry (Google eBook)

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Harvey and Darton, 1827 - Conduct of life - 232 pages
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Page 24 - And darkness and doubt are now flying away ; No longer I roam in conjecture forlorn. So breaks on the traveller, faint, and astray, The bright and the balmy effulgence of morn. See Truth, Love, and Mercy, in triumph descending, And nature all glowing in Eden's first bloom ! On the cold cheek of Death smiles and roses are blending, And Beauty immortal awakes from the tomb.
Page 25 - And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.
Page 170 - The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and praise agree ; And seem by Thy sweet bounty made For those who follow Thee.
Page 122 - This is the token of the covenant which I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations: "I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.
Page 32 - Then kneeling down, to Heaven's Eternal King, The saint, the father, and the husband prays : Hope " springs exulting on triumphant wing," That thus they all shall meet in future days : There ever bask in uncreated rays, No more to sigh, or shed the bitter tear, Together hymning their Creator's praise, In such society, yet still more dear ; While circling time moves round in an eternal sphere.
Page 38 - Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith and I have works ; show me thy faith without thy works, and I will show thee my faith by my works.
Page 203 - Oh that I had wings like a dove ! Then would I fly away, and be at rest.
Page 38 - This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou affirm constantly, that they which have believed in God might be careful to maintain good works.
Page 229 - And behold, the Lord stood above it and said, "I am the Lord God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac. The land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed.
Page 25 - And I saw a new heaven, and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away ; and there was no more sea. And I John, saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God, out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.

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