One thousand temperance anecdotes [&c.] collected and ed. by J.W. Kirton

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John William Kirton
1867

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Página 80 - Danger! Here, see the smoke bursting out! — go forward, if you would save your lives." Passengers and crew — men, women and children — crowded the forward part of the ship. John Maynard stood at the helm. The flames burst forth in a sheet of fire ; clouds of smoke arose. The captain cried out through his trumpet, "John Maynard!" " Ay, ay, sir ! " " Are you at the helm ? " "Ay, ay, sir!" " How does she head ? "
Página 346 - And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.
Página 292 - After this ceremony had passed, Mr. Lincoln remarked to the company, that as an appropriate conclusion to an interview so important and interesting as that which had just transpired, he supposed good manners would require that he should treat the committee with something to drink ; and opening a door that led into a room in the rear, he called out ' Mary ! Mary ! ' A girl responded to the call, to whom Mr.
Página 364 - And Amaziah said to the man of God, But what shall we do for the hundred talents which I have given to the army of Israel ? And the man of God answered, The LORD is able to give thee much more than this.
Página 418 - ... be able to forget a time when it was otherwise ; to bear about the piteous spectacle of his own...
Página 418 - ... for this night's repetition of the folly ; could he feel the body of the death out of which I cry hourly with feebler and feebler outcry to be delivered — it were enough to make him dash the sparkling beverage to the earth in all the pride of its mantling temptation ; to make him clasp his teeth, and not undo 'em To suffer WET DAMNATION to run thro
Página 36 - Yea, thou shalt be as he that lieth down in the midst of the sea, or as he that lieth upon the top of a mast. They have stricken me, shalt thou say, and I was not sick; they have beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.
Página 418 - The waters have gone over me. But out of the black depths, could I be heard, I would cry out to all those who have but set a foot in the perilous flood.
Página 276 - John Adams lies here, of the parish of Southwell, A Carrier, who carried his can to his mouth well ; He carried so much, and he carried so fast, He could carry no more — so was...
Página 337 - Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away.

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