An Historical Accompaniment to the Scriptures; in the form of stories related to young persons

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S.P.C.K., 1850 - Počet stran: 251
 

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Strana 94 - Though all the nations that are under the king's dominion obey him, and fall away every one from the religion of their fathers, and give consent to his commandments: yet will I and my sons and my brethren walk in the covenant of our fathers.
Strana 53 - Persian's grave, I could not deem myself a slave. A king sate on the rocky brow Which looks o'er sea-born Salamis; And ships, by thousands, lay below, And men in nations; — all were his I He counted them at break of day — And when the sun set where were they?
Strana 170 - No war, or battle's sound Was heard the world around ; The idle spear and shield were high up hung ; The hooked chariot stood Unstained with hostile blood ; The trumpet spake not to the armed throng ; And kings sat still with awful eye, As if they surely knew their sovran Lord was by.
Strana 96 - Blessed art thou, O Saviour of Israel, who didst quell the violence of the mighty man by the hand of thy servant David...
Strana 95 - It is no hard matter for many to be shut up in the hands of a few; and with the God of heaven it is all one, to deliver with a great multitude, or a small company: for the victory of battle standeth not in the multitude of an host; but strength cometh from heaven. They come against us in much pride and iniquity to destroy us, and our wives and children, and to spoil us: but we fight for our lives and our laws. Wherefore the Lord himself will overthrow them before our face: and as for you, be ye not...
Strana 96 - Saul, and his armour-bearer ; shut up this army in the hand of thy people Israel, and let them be confounded in their power and horsemen : make them to be of no courage, and cause the boldness of their strength to fall away, and let them quake at their destruction ; cast them down with the sword of them that love thee, and let all those that know thy name praise thee with thanksgiving.
Strana 95 - Unto whom Judas answered, It is no hard matter for many to be shut up in the hands of a few; and with the God of heaven...
Strana 156 - Let us rid the Romans," says he, " of their terrors, since they are unwilling to wait " for the death of an old man like me : there was a time " when there was more generosity...
Strana 18 - Augustine, at the end of the fourth and the beginning of the fifth century. From that time forward the neuter gained ground in the Western Church till it altogether supplanted the masculine.
Strana 154 - ... that he would rather be the first man in a village, than the second in Rome...

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