Biographical Catalogue: Being an Account of the Lives of Friends and Others Whose Portaits are in the London Friends' Institute

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Friends' Institute, 1888 - 878 páginas
 

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Página 79 - Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our country, and their shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through every vein Of all your empire ; that, where Britain's power Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too.
Página 381 - Visits to Remarkable Places : Old Halls, Battle-Fields, and Scenes illustrative of Striking Passages in English History and Poetry. By WILLIAM HOWITT. 2 vols. square crown 8vo. with Wood Engravings, 25s. The Rural Life of England.
Página 44 - Marvel not, mine ancient friend, Like beginning, like the end : " Quoth the Laird of Ury ; " Is the sinful servant more Than his gracious Lord who bore Bonds and stripes in Jewry ? " Give me joy that in His name I can bear, with patient frame, All these vain ones offer ; While for them He suffereth long...
Página 124 - Buxton brought forward a resolution to the effect "that the state of slavery is repugnant to the principles of the British constitution and of the Christian religion...
Página 288 - And I will set a sign among them, and I will send those that escape of them unto the nations, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, that draw the • bow, to Tubal, and Javan, to the isles afar off, that have not heard my fame, neither have seen my glory ; and they shall declare my glory among the Gentiles.
Página 73 - For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be. But the meek shall inherit the earth ; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
Página 46 - An apology for the true Christian divinity as the same is held forth and preached by the people called in scorn Quakers...
Página 246 - So I went away; and when I had done what business I had to do, I returned home, but did not go to bed that night, nor could I sleep, but sometimes walked up and down, and sometimes prayed and cried to the Lord, who said unto me, " Thou seest how young people go together into vanity, and old people into the earth; thou must forsake all, both young and old, and keep out of all, and be as a stranger unto all.
Página 247 - I myself was in the deep, under all shut up, I could not believe that I should ever overcome ; my troubles, my sorrows, and my temptations were so great, that I thought many times I should have despaired, I was so tempted.

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