Hugh Fisher: or, Home principles carried out, by the author of Robert Dawson
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Page 180 - Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
Page 143 - Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take, The clouds ye so much dread, Are big with mercy, and shall break In blessings on your head.
Page 114 - Who hath woe ? who hath sorrow ? who hath contentions ? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause ? who hath redness of eyes ? 30 They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine.
Page 181 - no ; I was not at supper." "How are you to-day?" I inquired, hardly knowing what to say, and yet wanting to say something. "I cannot tell," he replied sadly. "There is a strange conflict within. I feel as Paul says, 'The things that I would I do not, and the things that I would not, those I do
Page 48 - Remember the Sabbath-day, to keep it holy: in it thou shalt do no work.
Page 86 - So white and clean. % E'en the old posts, that hold the bars And the old gate, Forgetful of their wintry wars, And age sedate, High capped, and plumed, like white hussars, Stand there in state.
Page 115 - But is it right to put temptation in the way of people, Mrs. Otis ? 'Tis not everybody that is strong enough to resist temptation, you know. Ought we not to keep people out of harm's way, if we can ?" I asked earnestly. " I think it is about as much as we can do to take care of ourselves,
Page 69 - Well," (I now remember saying to myself,) " this a'n't so bad as Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego in the fiery furnace. God took care of them, and he will take care of me. It isn't so bad as Napoleon going over the Alps, when the avalanches came tumbling down the mountain-side, burying up his men. 'Tis not so bad as being at sea and the ship going to pieces !" And with these examples, I summoned up my flagging courage and went on my way. It was tough enough. " If I only had Joe Price's book, I don't...
Page 185 - God has commanded it, and you should stand steadfastly by God's testimony. You will never be the worse for it, however much temporary inconvenience you may suffer. Do not be ashamed or frightened out of it by any sneering speeches or foolish laughter. God will keep and help those who trust in him : they shall rest securely under the shadow of his wing. Never fear to speak the truth. Honesty is always the best policy, for God will bring every secret thing to light, whether it be good or whether it...
Page 77 - ... asked all about our family; my mother, Henry and Agnes. It was so pleasant to talk about them and not feel afraid. I do not know what time in the evening it was, when Cato, the watch-dog in the wood-house, set up a terrible barking.