Excelsior: Helps to Progress in Religion, Science, and Literature, Volumes 3-4

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James Hamilton
James Nisbet and Company, Berners Street, 1855
 

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Page 343 - But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
Page 321 - And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the Lord doth man live.
Page 129 - The chest contrived a double debt to pay, A bed by night, a chest of drawers by day...
Page 287 - For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods. And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his several ability; and straightway took his journey.
Page 59 - The Lord bless thee, and keep thee : the Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee : the Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
Page 132 - And the hand of the Lord was with them : and a great number believed, and turned unto the Lord.
Page 344 - For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away : 25 But the word of the Lord endureth for ever.
Page 322 - And the work of righteousness shall be peace ; And the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever. And my people shall dwell in a peaceable habitation, And in sure dwellings, And in quiet resting places; When it shall hail, coming down on the forest; And the city shall be low in a low place.
Page 124 - For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.
Page 381 - I know a bank whereon the wild thyme blows, Where ox-lips and the nodding violet grows ; Quite over-canopied with lush woodbine, With sweet musk-roses, and with eglantine...

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