Indian Captivities, Being a Collection of the Most Remarkable Narratives of Persons Taken Captive by the North American Indians... to which are Added, Notes, Historical, Biographical, &c
Antiquarian Bookstore and Institute, 1839 - 360 pages
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Page 33 - I shall not die but live, and declare the works of the Lord. The Lord hath chastened me sore; but He hath not given me over unto death.
Page 29 - I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.
Page 31 - Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways! I should soon have subdued their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries.
Page 39 - Have pity upon me, have pity upon me, O ye my friends; For the hand of God hath touched me.
Page 37 - Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.
Page 42 - Like a crane or a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn as a dove : Mine eyes fail with looking upward: O Lord, I am oppressed ; undertake for me.
Page 30 - Thus saith the Lord ; Refrain thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears: for thy work shall be rewarded, saith the Lord ; and they shall come again from the land of the enemy. And there is hope in thine end, saith the Lord, that thy children shall come again to their own border.
Page 41 - For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee. In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith the Lord thy Redeemer.