Earth's Diamonds, Or, Coal, Its Formation and Value: With a Plea for the Miner

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S.W. Partridge & Company, 1882 - 222 pages

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Page 79 - JESUS, Lover of my soul, Let me to Thy bosom fly, While the nearer waters roll, While the tempest still is high : Hide me, O my Saviour, hide, Till the storm of life be past ; Safe into the haven guide ; O receive my soul at last...
Page 214 - Could we but climb where Moses stood, And view the landscape o'er, — Not Jordan's stream, nor death's cold flood, Should fright us from the shore.
Page 22 - ... are overhung. The roof is covered as with a canopy of gorgeous tapestry, enriched with festoons of most graceful foliage, flung in wild irregular profusion over every portion of its surface. The effect is heightened by the contrast of the coal-black colour of these vegetables with the light ground-work of the rock to which they are attached.
Page 78 - HAPPY day, that fixed my choice On Thee, my Saviour and my God.' Well may this glowing heart rejoice, And tell its raptures all abroad.
Page 199 - And in that day thou shalt say, O Lord, I will praise thee : though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me. Behold, God is my salvation ; I will trust, and not be afraid ; for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song ; he also is become my salvation.
Page 214 - But timorous mortals start and shrink To cross this narrow sea, And linger shivering on the brink, And fear to launch away.
Page 78 - Happy day, happy day, When Jesus washed my sins away ! He taught me how to watch and pray ; And live rejoicing every day. Happy day, happy day, When Jesus washed my sins away...
Page 200 - This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him, And saved him out of all his troubles.
Page 39 - Greek term chaos, and which may be geologically considered as designating the wreck and ruins of a former world. At this intermediate point of time the preceding undefined geological periods had terminated, a new series...
Page 38 - ... as applied by Moses in the first verse of the book of Genesis, to express an undefined period of time, which was antecedent to the last great change that affected the surface of the earth...

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