Letters from Waldegrave Cottage

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Exchange Printing Company, 1888 - 261 pages
 

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Page 150 - How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood, When fond recollection presents them to view...
Page 95 - HOLY Scripture containeth all things necessary to salvation : so that whatsoever is not read therein, nor may be proved thereby, is not to be required of any man, that it should be believed as an Article of the Faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to salvation.
Page 67 - Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home...
Page 126 - In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The government will not assail you. You can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors. You have no oath registered in heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn one to "preserve, protect, and defend it.
Page 95 - Faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to salvation. In the name of the holy Scripture we do understand those canonical Books of the Old and New Testament, of whose authority was never any doubt in the Church.
Page 226 - To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven. As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head.
Page 95 - THEY also are to be had accursed, that presume to say, that every man shall be saved by the law or sect which he professeth, so that he be diligent to frame his life according to that law, and the light of nature. For holy Scripture doth set out unto us only the name of Jesus Christ, whereby men must be saved.
Page 254 - And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. He is not here ; for he is risen, as he said.
Page 111 - Mens sana in corpore sano, a sound mind in a sound body, will be always able to make a good citizen.
Page 74 - Jesus, in mercy bring us To that dear land of rest; Who art, with God the Father, And Spirit, ever blest.

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