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VOICES FROM THE SILENT LAND; OR, LEAVES OF CONSOLATION FOR THE AFFLICTED
MRS. H. DWIGHT WILLIAMS
Visualização integral - 1858
Leaves of Consolation for the Afflicted: Or, Voices from the Silent Land
Visualização integral - 1865
Voices from the Silent Land, Or Leaves of Consolation for the Afflicted
Martha Noyes Williams
Visualização integral - 1854
affection affliction angels bear beauty believe better blessed body breath bright bring child Christ Christian cold comfort consolation dark daughter dead dear death deep departed desire dust earth eternity evil eyes fair faith fall Father fear feel flowers forever future give given glory God's gone grave grief hand happy hast hath hear heart heaven heavenly holy hope hour immortal infant Jesus land leave light living look Lord lost meet mind morning mother mourn nature never night o'er once pain parent passed past peace pleasure praise presence reason RESIGNATION rest rise seems silent sing sleep smile song sorrow soul spirit stand suffering sweet tears tell tender thee thine things thou art thought tion trouble turn unto voice waters weep
Página 20 - Leaves have their time to fall, And flowers to wither at the north wind's breath. And stars to set — but all — Thou hast all seasons for thine own, O Death ! THE LOST PLEIAD.
Página 256 - While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept: for I said, Who can tell whether God will be gracious to me, that the child may live? But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.
Página 256 - In the cave that is in the field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron the Hittite for a possession of a burying place. There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried Leah.
Página 160 - Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou any thing unto him : for now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me.
Página 54 - He that hath found some fledged bird's nest may know At first sight if the bird be flown ; But what fair well or grove he sings in now, That is to him unknown.
Página 195 - THERE is no flock, however watched and tended But one dead lamb is there ! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair ! The air is full of farewells to the dying, And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from the ground arise, But oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise.
Página 174 - Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the autumn leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying gust, and to the rabbit's tread. The robin and the wren are flown, and from the shrubs the jay, And from the wood-top calls the crow through all the gloomy day.
Página 155 - Although my house be not so with God; yet He hath made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure: for this is all my salvation, and all my desire, although He make it not to grow.
Página 186 - who is -able to save to the uttermost all who come unto God by him.
Página 26 - We watched her breathing through the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. " ' So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. " ' Our very hopes belied our fears ; Our fears our hopes belied ; We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. " ' For when the morn came dim and sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed ; — she had Another morn...