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Page 20 - For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves ; which show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the meanwhile accusing or else excusing one another,) in the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospe.1.
Page 59 - For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead ; so that they are without excuse. Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful, but became vain in their imaginations. and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, and changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible...
Page 243 - tis true received, That gracious Child, that thorn-crown'd Man ! He lived while we believed. ' While we believed, on earth he went, And open stood his grave. 170 Men call'd from chamber, church, and tent, And Christ was by to save. ' Now he is dead. Far hence he lies In the lorn Syrian town, And on his grave, with shining eyes, The Syrian stars look down.
Page 28 - Of this at least I feel assured, that there is no such thing as forgetting possible to the mind ; a thousand accidents may and will interpose a veil between our present consciousness and the secret inscriptions on the mind ; accidents of the same sort will also rend away this veil ; but alike, whether veiled or unveiled, the inscription remains for ever...
Page 27 - I was once told by a near relative of mine, that having in her childhood fallen into a river, and being on the very verge of death but for the...
Page 238 - I do not mean that they choose what is customary in preference to what suits their own inclination. It does not occur to them to have any inclination, except for what is customary.
Page 91 - Every year my heart becomes more fixed in this dear paradise, and so much more so now, that all has become my dearest Albert's own creation, own work, own building, own laying out, as at Osborne, and his great taste, and the impress of his dear hand, have been stamped everywhere.
Page 300 - American brethren are now totally disentangled both from the State and from the English hierarchy, we dare not entangle them again either with the one or the other. They arc now at full liberty simply to follow the Scriptures and the Primitive Church.
Page 95 - past fourscore', with a nice rosy face, but was bent quite double, she was most friendly, shaking hands with us all, asking which was I, and repeating many kind blessings: 'May the Lord attend ye with mirth and with joy; may He ever be with ye in this world, and when ye leave it.