The retrospect; or, review of providential mercies: with anecdotes of various characters, and an address to naval officers. By Aliquis

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Página 148 - For now we see through a glass darkly ; but then face to face ; now I know in part ; but then I shall know even as also I am known.
Página 257 - The applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their...
Página 52 - Wash it, we pray thee, in the blood of that immaculate Lamb, that was slain to take away the sins of the world...
Página 116 - And never won. Dream after dream ensues ; And still they dream, that they shall still succeed ; And still are disappointed.
Página 248 - He was made to reprove our thoughts. He is grievous unto us even to behold : for his life is not like other men's, his ways are of another fashion.
Página 118 - Come on therefore, let us enjoy the good things that are present: and let us speedily use the creatures like as in youth. Let us fill ourselves with costly wine and ointments : and let no flower of the spring pass by us : Let us crown ourselves with rose-buds, before they be withered.
Página 264 - ... of all minds, Their only point of rest, eternal Word ! From thee departing they are lost, and rove At random without honour, hope, or peace. From thee is all that soothes the life of man, His high endeavour, and his glad success, His strength to suffer, and his will to serve. But...
Página 31 - They that go down to the sea in ships : and occupy their business in great waters; These men see the works of the Lord : and his wonders in the deep.
Página 246 - If ye were of the world, the world would love its own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.
Página 80 - Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.

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