Life of Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck: autobiography (biographical sketch and letters). Ed. by C.C. Hankin

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Page 362 - The lot is cast into the lap ; but the whole disposing thereof is of the LORD.
Page 487 - As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
Page 243 - ... the inquiry of truth, which is the love-making or wooing of it, the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, and the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it, is the sovereign good of human nature.
Page 487 - Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased. 8 I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep : for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety.
Page 327 - Peace, brother: be not over-exquisite To cast the fashion of uncertain evils; For, grant they be so, while they rest unknown, What need a man forestall his date of grief, And run to meet what he would most avoid?
Page 320 - The first creature of God, in the works of the days, was the light of the sense; the last was the light of reason; and his sabbath work ever since is the illumination of his Spirit.
Page 538 - Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; And I shall dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
Page 308 - And I am conscious of affecting thoughts And dear remembrances, whose presence soothes • Or elevates the mind, intent to weigh The good and evil of our mortal state. To these emotions, whencesoe'er they come, Whether from breath of outward circumstance, Or from the Soul, — an impulse to herself, — I would give utterance in numerous verse.
Page 385 - But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Page 528 - For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; or whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.

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