The Calendars of Al-Hallowen, Brystowe: An Attempt to Elucidate Some Portions of the History of the Priory Or Ffraternitie [!] of Calendars, Whose Library Once Stood Over the North, Or Jesus Aisle of All Saints' Church, Bristol

Light and Ridler, 1846 - 279 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 247 - Though private prayer be a brave design, Yet public hath more promises, more love : And love's a weight to hearts, to eyes a sign. We all are but cold suitors ; let us move Where it is warmest. Leave thy six and seven ; Pray with the most : for where most pray, is heaven.
Σελίδα 57 - And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day.
Σελίδα 12 - Adopted in God's family, and so My old coat lost, into new arms I go. The Cross, my seal in Baptism, spread below, Does by that form into an anchor grow. Crosses grow anchors, bear as thou shouldst do Thy Cross, and that Cross grows an anchor too.
Σελίδα 242 - ... godliness hath promise of the life that now is," as well as of that which is to come.
Σελίδα 74 - But cannot quit the cost — no throne Is ours, to leave for Thy dear sake — We cannot do as Thou hast done. We cannot part with Heaven for Thee — Yet guide us in thy track of love : Let us gaze on where light should be, Though not a beam the clouds remove. So wanderers ever fond and true Look homeward through the evening sky, Without a streak of heaven's soft blue To aid Affection's dreaming eye. The wanderer seeks his native bower, And we will look and long for Thee, And thank thee for each...
Σελίδα 227 - Let us make a little chamber, I pray thee, on the wall; and let us set for him there a bed, and a table, and a stool, and a candlestick : and it shall be, when he cometh to us, that he shall turn in thither.
Σελίδα 27 - If thou withdraw thyself from speaking vainly and from gadding idly, as also from hearkening after novelties and rumors, thou shalt find leisure enough and suitable for meditation on good things. The greatest saints avoided the society of men when they could conveniently, and did rather choose to live to God in secret. One said : " As oft as I have been among men, I returned home less a man than I was before.
Σελίδα 177 - ... that it may please him, of his gracious goodness, shortly to accomplish the number of his elect, and to hasten his kingdom ; that we, with all those that are departed in the true faith of his holy name, may have our perfect consummation and bliss, both in body and soul, in his eternal and everlasting glory, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Σελίδα 253 - Come, and let us go over unto the garrison of these uncircumcised: it may be that the LORD will work for us; for there is no restraint to the LORD to save by many or by few.
Σελίδα 122 - Therefore thy gates shall be open continually; they shall not be shut day nor night; that men may bring unto thee the forces of the Gentiles, and that their kings may be brought.

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