Life of John Eliot, the Apostle to the Indians

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Harper & brothers, 1840 - 357 sayfa
 

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Sayfa 121 - For God is also' in sleep ; and dreams advise, . Which he hath sent propitious, some great good Presaging, since with sorrow' and heart's distress Wearied I fell asleep. But now lead on ! In me is no delay : with thee to go...
Sayfa 327 - Cavallo, in Italy, April 20th, 1822, aged five years and three months. ' I shall go to her, but she shall not return to me.
Sayfa 337 - His youth was innocent ; his riper age, Marked with some act of goodness, every day ; And watched by eyes that loved him, calm, and sage, Faded his late declining years away. Cheerful he gave his being up, and went To share the holy rest that waits a life well spent.
Sayfa 338 - ... true eloquence I find to be none, but the serious and hearty love of truth : and that whose mind soever is fully possessed with a fervent desire to know good things, and with the dearest charity to infuse the knowledge of them into others, when such a man would speak, his words...
Sayfa 241 - When we take that old dark volume into our hands, we understand not the words in which it is written ; but it has another and beautiful meaning which we do understand. It is a symbol of the affection...
Sayfa 335 - There is a cloud, a dark cloud, upon the work of the gospel, among the poor Indians. The Lord revive and prosper that work, and grant that it may live when I am dead.
Sayfa 253 - Although a few copies of this small script are printed, yet it is not published, only committed privately to some godly and able hands to be viewed, corrected, amended, or rejected, as it shall be found to hold weight in the sanctuary ballance, or not.
Sayfa 334 - Alas, I have lost every thing ; my understanding leaves me, my memory fails me, my utterance fails me ; but I thank God my charity holds out still ; I find that rather grows than fails.
Sayfa 33 - Letters (which came to the Press against my will and knowledge) wrote, that the Indians about us are a people without any Religion, or knowledge of any God, therein I erred, though we could then gather no better...
Sayfa 291 - ... believers, some learners, and some still infants ; and all of them beg, cry, entreat for Bibles, having already enjoyed that blessing, but now are in great want.

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