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TO WHOM TO LIVE WAS CHRIST, AND TO DIE GAIN.
REV. HORATIUS BONAR,
“Now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly.”-HEB. xi. 16.
Angels, thy old friends, there shall greet thee,
All thy old woes shall now smile on thee,
THOUGH IN THE WORLD, ARE NOT OF THE WORLD,
THAT THEY MAY PASS THE TIME OF
ARE BOTH IN THE WORLD AND OF THE WORLD, THAT THEY MAY COME OUT AND BE SEPARATE,
AND SEEK THE THINGS THAT
This Volume is not one which needs a preface. It unfolds itself without any introductory explanations.
Like the life which it records, it is not meant for show, or got up for effect. It will not startle by incident or scene, nor attract by sentimentalism or romance. It trusts to the reality, the intense reality, which comes out in all its pages, for the interest it may awaken.
If, indeed, the most original man be he who acts out what he thinks, and lives all that he believes, there may be something found here which may deserve to be called fresh and new. But, whatever may be thought of it in this aspect, there will be