Friendship, Love, and Truth: Containing Articles Illustrative of the Principles of Odd-Fellowship

Edward Walker, 1849 - 288 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 128 - Th' eternal consequences; Or your more dreaded hell to state, Damnation of expenses ! Ye high, exalted, virtuous dames, Tied up in godly laces, Before ye gie poor Frailty names, Suppose a change o' cases; A dear-lov'd lad, convenience snug, A treach'rous inclination; But, let me whisper i' your lug, Ye're aiblins nae temptation.
Σελίδα 143 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me: Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Σελίδα 220 - tis the draught of a breath — From the blossom of health to the paleness of death, From the gilded saloon to the bier and the shroud : — Oh! why should the spirit of mortal be proud?
Σελίδα 253 - Work, work, work ! My labor never flags ; And what are its wages ? A bed of straw, A crust of bread, and rags ; That shattered roof, and this naked floor, A table, a broken chair, And a wall so blank, my shadow I thank For sometimes falling there.
Σελίδα 58 - I also heard the men themselves, that they sang with a loud voice, saying, " Blessing, honour, and glory, and power be to Him that sitteth upon the throne, and to the Lamb, for ever and ever.
Σελίδα 220 - OH, why should the spirit of mortal be proud ? Like a fast-flitting meteor, a fast-flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, He passes from life to his rest in the grave.
Σελίδα 151 - If there be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor shut thy hand from thy poor brother : But thou shalt open thy hand wide unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wanteth.
Σελίδα 125 - give me neither poverty nor riches; lest I be full and deny thee, and say, who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Σελίδα 69 - But this shall be a token thou hast been A friend to him who plucked these lovely flowers, And sent them as a tribute to a friend, And a remembrance of the few kind hours Which lightened on the darkness of my path. ******** The friend Who smiles when smoothing down the lonely couch, And does kind deeds, which any one can do Who has a feeling spirit, — such a friend Heals with a searching balsam.
Σελίδα 184 - Manual^ p. 99. hood from the promptings of idle curiosity, be at once undeceived. Mutual relief, it is true, is a leading office in our affiliation. To visit the sick, relieve the distressed, to bury the dead and educate the orphan, is the command of our laws, and an imperative duty which Odd-fellowship enjoins.

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