"Blessed are Ye that Sow Beside All Waters!": A Lay Sermon, Addressed to the Higher and Middle Classes, on the Existing Distresses and Discontents

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Gale and Fenner, Paternoster Row, J.M. Richardson, Royal Exchange, and J. Hatchard, Piccadilly, 1817 - 1817 - 134 pages
 

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Page 79 - But when God commands to take the trumpet, and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say, or what he shall conceal.
Page 4 - For they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, "Peace, peace!
Page 67 - But the word of the Lord was unto them precept upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little and there a little; that they might go, and fall backward, and be broken, and snared, and taken.
Page 58 - How that by revelation He made known unto me the mystery (as I wrote afore in few words, whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ) which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his Holy Apostles and Prophets by the Spirit...
Page 67 - We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement ; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us : for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves...
Page 19 - For the vile person will speak villany, and his heart will work iniquity, to practise hypocrisy, and to utter error against the Lord, to make empty the soul of the hungry, and he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.
Page 54 - In the present day we hear much, and from men of various creeds, of the plainness and simplicity of the Christian religion : and...
Page 38 - A backbiting tongue hath disquieted many, And driven them from nation to nation: Strong cities hath it pulled down, And overthrown the houses of great men.
Page 101 - But persons are not things— but man does not find his level. Neither in body nor in soul does the man find his level. After a hard and calamitous season, during which the thousand wheels of some vast manufactory had remained silent as a frozen water-fall, be it that plenty has returned and...
Page 98 - At last his sail-broad vans He spreads for flight, and in the surging smoke Uplifted spurns the ground ; thence many a league, As in a cloudy chair, ascending rides Audacious...

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