Biographical sketches of eminent Christians, Volume 4

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Page 5 - Wilt thou leave thy sins and go to heaven, or have thy sins and go to hell ? " At this I was put to an exceeding maze ; wherefore leaving my cat upon the ground I looked up to heaven, and was, as if I had, with the eyes of my understanding, seen the Lord Jesus looking down upon me, as being very hotly displeased with me...
Page 22 - Surely goodness and mercy have followed me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
Page 20 - Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let thy widows trust in me.
Page 21 - Fell suddenly into an allegory About their journey, and the way to glory, In more than twenty things which I set down : This done, I twenty more had in my crown; And they again began to multiply, Like sparks that from the coals of fire do fly.
Page 19 - Remember thee, and all thy pains, And all thy love to me ; Yea, while a breath, a pulse remains, Will I remember thee.
Page 17 - An angel-guard of loves and graces lie ; Around her knees domestic duties meet, And fire-side pleasures gambol at her feet. Where shall that land, that spot of earth be found? " Art thou a man — a patriot ? look around, O thou shalt find, howe'er thy footsteps roam, That land thy country, and that spot thy home.
Page 22 - Richard, I sent for you back to lend you a horse, which hath carried me many a mile, and, I thank God, with much ease...
Page 17 - There is a spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest, Where man, creation's tyrant, casts aside His sword and sceptre, pageantry and pride, While in his softened looks benignly blend The sire, the son, the husband, brother, friend; Here woman reigns; the mother, daughter, wife, Strew with fresh flowers the narrow way of life!
Page 2 - For my descent then, it was, as is well known by many, of a low and inconsiderable generation; my father's house being of that rank that is meanest and most despised of all the families in the land.
Page 11 - That I rest not upon my own understanding or strength, but. implore and rest upon the direction and strength of God.

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