The Works of John Greenleaf Whittier, Band 7

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1892
 

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Seite 150 - sincerity the prayer of our Lord : " Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us," reverently acknowledging that He has indeed " led captivity captive and received gifts for men ; yea, for the rebellious also, that the Lord God might dwell among
Seite 315 - Leblanc had died ; and when he departed. Saw at his side only one of all his hundred descendants. Something at least there was in the friendly streets of the city, Something that spake to her heart, and made her no longer A stranger; And her ear was pleased with the Thee and
Seite 315 - will recall in this connection the words of the poet: — " In that delightful land which is washed by the Delaware's waters, Guarding in sylvan shades the name of Penn the apostle, Stands on the banks of its beautiful stream the city he founded. There from the troubled sea had
Seite 9 - the heart of man; and by that law, unchangeable and eternal while men despise fraud, and loathe rapine, and abhor blood, they shall reject with indignation the wild and guilty fantasy that man can hold property in man.
Seite 368 - and conceived a longing for the same; And oft as on the ancient stock another twig was found, 'T was filled with candle spiced and hot and handed smoking round. " But, changing hands, it reached at length a Puritan divine, Who used to follow Timothy, and take a little wine,
Seite 18 - a colonization advocate. Baltimore, 1820. friends of humanity, but of any human power. Christianity will not do for them here what it will do for them in Africa. This is not the fault of the colored man, nor Christianity; but an ordination of Providence, and no more to be changed than the laws of Nature
Seite 341 - that there is a common spirit that plays within us, and that is the Spirit of God. Whoever feels not the warm gale and gentle ventilation of this Spirit, I dare not say he lives; for truly without this to me there is no heat under the tropic, nor any light though I dwelt in the body of the
Seite 368 - That night, affrighted from his nest, the screaming eagle flew, He heard the Pequot's ringing whoop, the soldier's wild halloo; And there the sachem learned the rule he taught to kith and kin, ' Run from the white man when you find he smells of Hollands gin!'
Seite 9 - and knowledge, to another all unutterable woes; such as it is at this day : it is the law written by the finger of God upon the heart of man; and by that law, unchangeable and eternal while men despise fraud, and loathe rapine, and abhor blood, they shall reject with indignation the wild and guilty fantasy that man can hold property in man.
Seite 368 - T was hammered by an Antwerp smith, whose arm was like a flail; And now and then between the strokes, for fear his strength should fail, He wiped his brow, and quaffed a

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