Memoir of William David Stuart: With Copious Extracts from His Diary and Letters. Together with an Appendix

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private circulation, 1865 - 375 pages
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Page 176 - Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground •which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona.
Page 156 - Oh that I knew where I might find him ! that I might come even to his seat ! I would order my cause before him, and fill my mouth with arguments.
Page 362 - Finally brethren, farewell : be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace ; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
Page 184 - Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains, They crowned him long ago On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow.
Page 41 - Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep ; If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take ; And this I ask for Jesus
Page 106 - FROM every stormy wind that blows, From every swelling tide of woes, There is a calm, a sure retreat : "Tis found beneath the mercy-seat.
Page 198 - I love them that love me ; and they that seek me early shall find me.
Page 218 - ... every other hope and enjoyment is perishing! And do thou, O Lord, remember it too ! Look down with pity, O my heavenly Father, on thy languishing dying child ! Embrace me in thine everlasting arms ! Put strength and confidence into my departing spirit ! and receive it to the abodes of them that sleep in Jesus, peacefully and joyfully to wait the accomplishment of thy great promise to all thy people, even that of a glorious resurrection, and...
Page 217 - Son, and thy grace hath inclined my heart to accept of it. I come, therefore, acknowledging myself to have been a great offender; smiting on my breast, and saying, with the humble publican, " God be merciful to me a sinner.
Page 39 - Let the sweet hope that thou art mine My life and death attend; Thy presence through my journey shine, And crown my journey's end.

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