Lights and Shadows of Scottish Life: A Selection from the Papers of the Late Arthur Austin

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Edwin T. Scott, 1822 - 311 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 127 - For a thousand years in Thy sight are but as yesterday, seeing that is past as a watch in the night. As soon as Thou scatterest them they are even as a sleep, and fade away suddenly like the grass. In the morning it is green, and groweth up ; but in the evening it is cut down, dried up, and withered.
الصفحة 110 - Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection and the life : he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this ? She saith unto him, Yea, Lord : I believe that thou art the Christ the Son of God, which should come into the world.
الصفحة 52 - Behold, how good a thing it is, And how becoming well, Together such as brethren are, In unity to dwell !
الصفحة 33 - Yea, though I walk in death's dark vale, Yet will I fear none ill ; For thou art with me ; and thy rod And staff me comfort still.
الصفحة 128 - Forasmuch as it hath pleased Almighty God of his great mercy to take unto himself the soul of our dear brother here departed : We therefore commit his body to the ground, earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust, in sure and certain hope of resurrection to eternal life...
الصفحة 114 - there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance.
الصفحة 204 - A water-spout had burst up among the moorlands, and the river in its power, was at hand. There it came, tumbling along into that long reach of cliffs, and in a moment filled it with one mass of waves. Huge, agitated clouds of foam rode on the surface of a blood-red torrent. An army must have been swept off by that flood. The soldiers perished in a moment ; but high up in the cliffs, above the sweep of destruction, were the covenanters — men, women, and children, uttering prayers to God, unheard...
الصفحة 199 - The congregation had not assembled to the toll of the bell, — but each heart knew the hour and observed it ; for there are a hundred sun-dials among the hills, woods, moors, and fields ; and the shepherd and the peasant see the hours passing by them in sunshine and shadow.
الصفحة 203 - Bible dropped by some of them," cried a soldier, and with his foot spun it away into the pool. " A bonnet— a bonnet ! " — cried another ; — " now for the pretty sanctified face that rolled its demure eyes below it.
الصفحة 35 - The outer door gently opened, and he whose presence had in former years brought peace and resignation hither, when their hearts had been tried even as they now were tried, stood before them. On the night before the Sabbath, the minister of Auchindown never left his Manse, except, as now, to visit the sick or dying bed. Scarcely could Gilbert reply to his first question about his child, when the surgeon came from the bedroom, and said, " Margaret seems lifted up by God's hand above death and the grave...

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