Days of My Age: Chimney Corner Chats for the Home Circle

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Priv. print., 1923 - 381 pages

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Page 315 - Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire, And lighten with celestial fire. Thou the anointing Spirit art, Who dost Thy seven-fold gifts impart. Thy blessed unction from above, Is comfort, life, and fire of love. Enable with perpetual light The dulness of our blinded sight.
Page 224 - Though the waters thereof rage and swell : and though the mountains shake at the tempest of the same.
Page 33 - Unwarmed by any sunset light The gray day darkened into night, A night made hoary with the swarm, And whirl-dance of the blinding storm, As zigzag wavering to and fro Crossed and recrossed the winged snow...
Page 372 - God, hast taught me from my youth up until now ; therefore will I tell of thy wondrous works. 16 Forsake me not, O God, in mine old age, when I am gray-headed, until I have showed thy strength unto this generation, and thy power to all them that are yet for to come.
Page 340 - We bless thee for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of this life ; but above all, for thine inestimable love in the redemption of the world by our Lord Jesns Christ ; for the means of grace, and for the hope of glory.
Page 325 - For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
Page 329 - Thou waterest her furrows: thou sendest rain into the little valleys thereof: thou makest it soft with the drops of rain, and blessest the increase of it. 12 Thou crownest the year with thy goodness...
Page 267 - Nova Albion, and that for two causes ; the one in respect of the white banks and cliffs, which lie towards the sea, and the other, because it might have some affinity with our country in name, which sometime was so called.
Page 311 - And such trust have we through Christ to God-ward: not that we are sufficient 'of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves ; but our sufficiency is of God ; who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.
Page 298 - Together with all and singular, the appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining ; to have and to hold the above described goods and chattels, unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, forever.

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