On Both Sides of the Sea: A Story of the Commonwealth and the Restoration. A Sequel to "The Draytons and the Davenants.", Volume 1

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T. Nelson and Sons, 1868 - Great Britain - 510 pages
 

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Page 31 - And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those 'whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are.
Page 297 - Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks : Methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam...
Page 320 - ... not that I speak in respect of want; for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound ; every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.
Page 240 - But go thou thy way till the end be: for thou shalt rest, and stand in thy lot at the end of the days.
Page 324 - All the promises of God are in Him: yes, and in Him Amen ; to the glory of God by us,— by us in Jesus Christ." "The Lord hath filled me with as much assurance of His pardon, and His love, as my soul can hold." — " I think I am the poorest wretch that lives : but I love God ; or rather, am beloved of God.
Page 507 - This is a misery much to be lamented; for though they were burning and shining lights in their times, yet they penetrated not into the whole counsel of God; but were they now living, would be as willing to embrace further light as that which they first received.
Page 321 - That is true " '—Other persons coming in, persons of quality so-called, I drew back ; lingered ; and then was for retiring : ' he caught me by the hand,' and with moist-beaming eyes, ' said : " Come again to my house ! ' If thou and I were but an hour of the day together, we should ' be nearer one to the other. I wish no more harm to thee than I 'do to my own soul.
Page 297 - Thou, therefore, that sittest in light and glory unapproachable, Parent of angels and men! next thee I implore, omnipotent King, Redeemer of that lost remnant whose nature thou didst assume, ineffable and everlasting Love ! And thou, the third subsistence of divine infinitude, illumining Spirit, the joy and solace of created things ! one tripersonal Godhead ! look upon this thy poor and almost spent and expiring church...
Page 325 - Lord, though I am a miserable and wretched creature, I am in Covenant with Thee through grace. And I may, I will, come to Thee, for Thy People. Thou hast made me, though very unworthy, a mean instrument to do them some good, and Thee service ; and many of them have set too high a value upon me, though others wish and would be glad of my death ; Lord, however Thou do dispose of me, continue and go on to do good for them.
Page 298 - ... the northern ocean even to the frozen Thule was scattered with the proud shipwrecks of the Spanish armada, and the very maw of hell ransacked, and made to give up her concealed destruction, ere she could vent it in that horrible and damned blast.

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