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Sunset; or, the Evening of Life. [A series of extracts in verse and prose.]
Volledige weergave - 1845
affect ANON appear approach beauty become believer better blessings breath bright bring Christ christian close cloud comes course crown dark death decay depart desire earth enjoyed eternal exercise eyes face fail faith fear feel friends fruits future give glory grace greater hand happiness hast hath heart heaven heavenly helped holy hope importance improvement influence Jesus leave less life's light lives look look back Lord mark mental mind morning mortal nature never night once pain passed past path peace persons piety pleasure possess praise present progress ready redeeming religion rest rise season shining sink smile soon sorrow soul spirit spring stand strength suffer sweet tears thee things thou thought trust truth virtues waited weary wisdom young youth
Pagina 93 - The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that Time hath made: Stronger by weakness, wiser men become As they draw near to their eternal home: Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view That stand upon the threshold of the new.
Pagina 71 - For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.
Pagina 80 - SUN of my soul, thou Saviour dear, It is not night if thou be near ; Oh may no earthborn cloud arise, To hide thee from thy servant's eyes.
Pagina 41 - For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing, anxious being e'er resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, lingering look behind...
Pagina 93 - The seas are quiet when the winds give o'er; So, calm are we when passions are no more! For then we know how vain it was to boast Of fleeting things, so certain to be lost.
Pagina 27 - And they drew nigh unto the village whither they went ; and he made as though he would have gone further : but they constrained him, saying, Abide with us, for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent.
Pagina 77 - The promise of the morrow Is glorious on that eve, Dear as the holy sorrow , When good men cease to live. When brightening ere it die away Mounts up their altar flame, Still tending with intenser ray To heaven, whence first it came.
Pagina 54 - Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours ; And ask them, what report they bore to heaven : And how they might have borne more welcome news.