Tales and poems

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Hamilton, Adams, and Company, 1877 - 184 Seiten

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Seite 74 - Some feelings are to mortals given, With less of earth in them than heaven ; And if there be a human tear From passion's dross refined and clear, A tear so limpid and so meek, It would not stain an angel's cheek, 'Tis that which pious fathers shed Upon a duteous daughter's head...
Seite 24 - If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, and one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled ; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?
Seite 74 - O Lord, how manifold are thy works ! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches. So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts.
Seite 79 - Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
Seite 168 - Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again. But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him, shall never thirst: but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.
Seite 77 - ... clothed in purple and fine linen, and fare sumptuously every day, while the laborer is fed with the crumbs which fall from the table of the rich.
Seite 63 - He closed his eyes for a moment and when he opened them again he saw Evan looking at him with an oddly hostile stare. "I'm tired," Douglas had said apologetically.
Seite 179 - The old straw-thatched, boulder-built cottage, with bare rafters and clay floor, locally known as the " Six Chimneys." was gone, all excepting the foundations, and here and there a few feet of wall. The view from the old court was wide and wild.
Seite 156 - He who had turned the water into wine at the marriage feast of Cana of Galilee...
Seite 62 - The earth is the Lord's, and the fulness thereof, and the cattle upon © a thousand hills. The silver and gold are mine,

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