The village pastor, by the author of The retrospect

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Page 42 - For when thou art angry all our days are gone; we bring our years to an end, as it were a tale that is told.
Page 113 - Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? and what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, "I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, and will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.
Page 26 - If so poor a worm as I May to thy great glory live, All my actions sanctify, All my words and thoughts receive ; Claim me for thy service, claim All I have, and all I am.
Page 122 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that the light shall not be clear, nor dark: but it shall be one day which shall be known to the Lord, not day, nor night: but it shall come to pass, that at evening time it shall be light.
Page 60 - My God, my portion, and my love, My everlasting all, I've none but thee in heaven above, Or on this earthly ball.
Page 54 - Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the...
Page 99 - Oh stretch thy reign, fair Peace ! from shore to shore, Till conquest cease, and slavery be no more ; Till the freed Indians in their native groves Reap their own fruits, and woo their sable loves ; Peru once more a race of kings behold, And other Mexicos be roof 'd with gold.
Page 111 - ... and attainments, is evident from her correspondence with the same excellent man ; from which we learn, that as the Father of lights had opened her eyes to discover that whoever would be a Christian in deed and in truth must exercise self-denial, she was resolved to practise that duty, — to pluck out the right eye, and to cut off the right hand...
Page 87 - Oh, first of human blessings ! and supreme ! Fair Peace ! how lovely, how delightful thou ! By whose wide tie the kindred sons of men Like brothers live, in amity combined And unsuspicious faith; while honest toil Gives every joy, and to those joys a right, Which idle, barbarous rapine but usurps. Pure is thy reign; when...
Page 67 - The poor we have always with us ; and when we will we may do them good.

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