Hubert Ellerdale

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S.W. Partridge & Company, 1881 - 256 pages
 

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Page 131 - Tis mightiest in the mightiest, it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown. His sceptre shows the force of temporal power, The attribute to awe and majesty, Wherein doth sit the dread and fear of kings; But mercy is above this sceptred sway, It is enthroned in the hearts of kings; It is an attribute to God himself, And earthly power doth then show likest God's When mercy seasons justice.
Page 199 - More things are wrought by prayer Than this world dreams of. Wherefore, let thy voice Rise like a fountain for me night and day. For what are men better than sheep or goats That nourish a blind life within the brain, If, knowing God, they lift not hands of prayer Both for themselves and those who call them friend? For so the whole round earth is every way Bound by gold chains about the feet of God.
Page 78 - In happy homes he saw the light Of household fires gleam warm and bright; Above, the spectral glaciers shone. And from his lips escaped a groan Excelsior! Try not the Pass!
Page 218 - So spake the false dissembler unperceived : For neither Man nor Angel can discern Hypocrisy ; the only evil that walks Invisible, except to God alone, By his permissive will, through heaven and earth : And oft, though "Wisdom wake, Suspicion sleeps At Wisdom's gate, and to Simplicity Resigns her charge, while Goodness thinks no ill Where no ill seems...
Page 157 - A boding silence reigns, Dread through the dun expanse; save the dull sound That from the mountain, previous to the storm, Rolls o'er the muttering earth, disturbs the flood, And shakes the forest-leaf without a breath. Prone, to the lowest vale, the' aerial tribes Descend: the tempest-loving raven scarce Dares wing the dubious dusk.
Page 240 - Illustrated Temperance Anecdotes; or, Facts and Figures for the Platform and the People. Compiled by the Editor of the "British Workman.
Page 237 - TEMPERANCE STORIES FOR THE YOUNG. By TS Arthur, author of "Ten Nights in a Bar Room.
Page 245 - S1xpenny packets, each containing twelve assorted numbers. 1. Should Museums be opened on Sundays ? 2. Live and Let Live 3. Cost of a Broken Sabbath 4. Crape on the Whip 5. Leaves from a Parson's Private Journal 6. A Religion for all Weathers 7. A Noble Testimony 8. The Sabbath-keeping Barber 9. The Name in Gold Letters 10. His Mind had no Sabbath 11. " I've had no Sundays, Sir !" 12. The Bishop of London and Prince of Wales 13.
Page 237 - Brook (Mrs. Ellen Ross), author of "A Candle Lighted by the Lord," etc, A Book for Working Men. With Illustrations. Cloth. BIRDIE AND HER DOG ; and other Stories of Canine Sagacity. By Miss Phillips. With Illustrations. Cloth. "BUSTER" AND "BABY JIM." By the author of the "Blue Flag,
Page 244 - 4. " Knock off those Chains " 5. " He stands Fire !" 6. Fisherman and Porter 7. " Will Father be a Goat? " 8. Man with a Cross on his Back 9. John Maynard, the Brave Pilot 10. My Account with Her Majesty 11. A Plea for the Donkey 12. Preparing for the Flower Show 13. Gin Shop 14. Thomas Paine's Recantation 15. Oil and Stewed Eels • 16. The Blue Jacket's Sampler 17.

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