Lights and Shadows of Scottish Life: A Selection from the Papers of the Late Arthur Austin. The Third Edition

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W. Blackwood, 1823 - 430 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 146 - 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 172 - 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 the resurrection to eternal life, through our Lord Jesus Christ...
الصفحة 171 - For a thousand years in Thy sight are but as yesterday, seeing that is past as a watch in the night.
الصفحة 152 - there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance.
الصفحة 146 - ... the child too much neglected, but still dear to him as his own blood, in spite of the deadening and debasing influence of infidelity. " Put the word of God into the hands of my son, and let him read aloud to his dying father the 25th, 26th, and 27th verses of the eleventh chapter of the gospel according to St John.
الصفحة 120 - So he called his two sheep-dogs that had taken their place under the long table before the window, and set out, half in joy, half in fear, to overtake Hannah, and see her safely across the Blackmoss. The snow began to drift so fast, that before he had reached the head of the glen, there was nothing to be seen but a little bit of the wooden rail of the bridge across the Sauch-burn. William Grieve was the most active shepherd in a large pastoral parish ; he had often...
الصفحة 34 - ... prayer. There is no need to tell the character of the wife of such a man. Meek and thoughtful, yet gladsome and gay withal, her heaven was in her house; and her gentler and weaker hands helped to bar the door against want. Of ten children that had been born to them, they had lost three; and as they had fed, clothed, and educated them respectably, so did they give them who died a respectable funeral. The living did not grudge. to give up, for a while, some of their daily comforts...
الصفحة 66 - I saw them there, and on his cheek too, when no breath came from his lips. But of this no more. He died with this paper in his hand ; and he made me know that I was to read it to you over his grave. I now obey him. " My sons, if you will let my bones lie quiet in the...
الصفحة 65 - The time, the place, and this beautiful expression of a natural sentiment, quite overcame a heart in which many kind, if not warm, affections dwelt ; and the man thus appealed to bowed down his head and wept. " Give me your hand, Brother...
الصفحة 275 - Between the channel and the summit of the far-extended precipices, were perpetually flying rooks and wood-pigeons, and now and then a hawk, filling the profound abyss with their wild cawing, deep murmur, or shrilly shriek. Sometimes a heron would stand erect and still on some little stone island, or rise up like a white cloud along the black walls of the chasm, and disappear. Winged creatures alone could inhabit this region. The fox and wild-cat chose more accessible haunts.

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