History of the Martin Family

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S. Martin, 1908 - 70 páginas
 

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Página 67 - Blest such a house, it prospers well, In peace and joy the parents dwell, And in their children's lot is shown How richly God can bless His own. 5 Then here will I and mine to-day A solemn covenant make and say: Though all the world forsake Thy word, I and my house will serve the Lord.
Página 5 - HEAR this, ye old men, and give ear, all ye inhabitants of the land. Hath this been in your days, or even in the days of your fathers? Tell ye your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children another generation.
Página 66 - O blest that house where faith ye find, And all within have set their mind To trust their God and serve Him still, And do in all His holy will.
Página 5 - Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records, and evidences, fragments of stories, passages of books, and the like, we do save and recover somewhat from the deluge of time.
Página 48 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, Like a shock of corn cometh in in its season. Lo this, we have searched it, so it is ; Hear it, and know thou it for thy good.
Página 66 - BLEST the house, whate'er befall, Where Jesus Christ is All in all; Yea, if He were not dwelling there, How poor and dark and void it were...
Página 29 - Blessed are the Dead which die in the Lord ; for they rest from their Labours, and their Works do follow them.
Página 12 - ... mother, at first, bore it better. She directed the funeral; and the business which it created seemed to have rendered her spirits collected, and to have dried the source of her tears; but, when that was over, a deep severe dejection succeeded, which nothing seems of power to comfort or to cheer. My cousin, Miss Martin, is of my sister's age, and was deservedly beloved by her above all her other companions, next to myself and Honora. She grieves for our loss and her own with passionate tenderness.
Página 12 - In a few days after this sad scene was closed, we came hither, to the village retirement of my excellent uncle and aunt, Martin. Pious tranquillity broods over the kind and hospitable mansion, and the balms of sympathy, and the cordials of devotion, are here poured into our torn hearts. At times I can scarce persuade myself that I shall see her no more ! — for O ! how perfect was our amity ! Upon that tender, instinctive affection, which grew with our growth, was engrafted esteem the most established,...
Página 36 - ... against the extension to girls of the local University examinations, thinking that ' the plan will be a mere steppingway to the puffing of second-rate forward chits and Bloomers ;' and it is on record that in Hall, after the grace had been carried in their favour, when a brother Fellow remarked, ' I never could have believed that the University would have sunk so low as this...

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