Harper's Novels, Volume 7

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Harper & Bros., 1843
 

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Page 102 - For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: And the former shall not be remembered, nor come into mind. But be ye glad and rejoice for ever in that which I create: For, behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy.
Page 38 - And she listeth how to Jesus Christ The little children pray. Lightly she spreads her friendly wings, And to Heaven's gate hath sped, And unto the Father in Heaven she bears The prayers which the children have said. And back she comes from Heaven's gate ; And brings — that Dove so mild — From the Father in Heaven, who hears her speak, A blessing for every child. Then, children, lift up a pious prayer ; It hears whatever you say — That Heavenly Dove, so white and fair, That sits on the lily...
Page 38 - There sitteth a dove so white and fair, All on the lily spray, And she lieteneth how, to Jesus Christ, The little children pray. Lightly she spreads her friendly wings, And to heaven's gate hath sped, And unto the Father in heaven she bears The prayers which the children have said. And back she comes from heaven's gate, And brings — that dove во mild — From the Father in heaven, who hears her speak, A blessing for every child. Then, children, lift up a pious prayer,' It hears whatever you say,...
Page 7 - Lower down the river rise hills, covered with wood; and little huts, surrounded by low hedges and beautiful grass paths, lie scattered here and there, at the foot of the mountains. On the other side of the river, a quarter of a mile from the manor, a little chapel lifts its peaceful spires. Behind this chapel the valley gradually contracts itself. On a cool September evening guests arrived at the long deserted house. These were an elderly lady, in deep mourning of noble but sorrowful aspect, and...
Page 17 - She ever returned from her wanderings with a mournful pleasure in her eyes, and said, " I have spoken with him, and" he begged me to come every day and tell him that I live. It were wrong to deny him this — he is so good, and loves me so truly.

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