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Page 74 - And I went unto the angel, and said unto him, Give me the little book. And he said unto me, Take it, and eat it up ; and it shall make thy belly bitter, but it shall be in thy mouth sweet as honey.
Page 64 - If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work upon brass, time will efface it; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work upon immortal minds, if we imbue them with principles, with the just fear of God and love of our fellow-men, we engrave on those tablets something which will brighten to all eternity.
Page 117 - Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments; As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
Page 23 - Where is the guest-chamber, where I shall eat the passover with my disciples ? And he shall shew you a large upper room furnished; there make ready.
Page 86 - Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! — For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.
Page 28 - My days are gliding swiftly by, and I a pilgrim stranger, Would not detain them as they fly, those hours of toil and danger...
Page 164 - Bind the motto to thy breast; Bear it with thee as a spell ; Storm or sunshine, guard it well ! Heed not flowers that 'round thee bloom, Bear it onward to the tomb ! Haste not ! Let no thoughtless deed Mar for aye the spirit's speed! Ponder well, and know the right, Onward then, with all thy might!
Page 73 - Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep ; If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take ; And this I ask for Jesus
Page 138 - And all thy children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of thy children.
Page 60 - Truth is its handmaid, freedom is its child, peace is its companion ; safety walks in its steps, victory follows in its train : it is the brightest emanation of the Gospel, it is the greatest attribute of God ; it is that centre round which human motives and passions turn : and justice, sitting on high, sees genius and power, and wealth and birth, revolving round her throne ; and teaches their paths and marks out their orbits, and warns with a loud voice, and rules with a strong arm, and carries...