Spanish towns and Spanish pictures

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Page 344 - Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens...
Page 331 - What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile...
Page 419 - ... one voice praising God ; all offering up daily their morning and evening prayers ; all searching the Scriptures, to find the way of eternal life ; all valuing the word of God above every other gift ; all, in a greater or less degree, bringing forth, and visibly displaying in their outward lives, some fruits of the influences of the Spirit. Where will you find, throughout the Christian world, more signal manifestations of the presence of that Spirit, or more living evidences of the kingdom of...
Page 84 - And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee : blessed art thou among women.
Page 344 - God, men of truth, hating unjust gain; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens: and let them judge the people at all seasons: and it shall be, that every great matter they shall bring unto thee, but every small matter they shall judge themselves : so shall it be easier for thyself, and they shall bear the burden with thee.
Page 263 - China — sometimes acting in communities, sometimes independent and isolated. There is no species of craft by which a fish can be inveigled which is not practised with success in China — every variety of net, from vast seines embracing miles, to the smallest handfilet in the care of a child. Fishing by night and fishing by day, fishing in moon-light, by torchlight, and in utter darkness, — fishing in boats of all sizes, — fishing by those who are stationary on the rock by the sea-side, and...
Page 263 - ... in China, and the husbandman stands next in rank to the sage or literary man in the social hierarchy. It has been supposed that nearly a tenth of the population derive their means of support from fisheries. Hundreds and thousands of boats crowd the whole coast of China — sometimes acting in communities, sometimes independent and isolated. There is no species of craft by which a fish can be inveigled which is not practised with success in China — every variety of net...
Page 383 - ... without her separate fire-place. With all the lamps lighted and the hut full of people and dogs, a thermometer placed on the net over the fire indicated a temperature of 38° ; when removed two or three feet from this situation it fell to 32°, and placed close to the wall stood at 23°, the .temperature of the open air at the -time, being 25° below zero.
Page 213 - Yields undiscerned by all but God ? Thy precious things, whate'er they be That haunt and vex thee, heart and brain ? Look to the cross, and thou shalt see How thou may'st turn them all to gain.
Page 130 - There hath not come a razor upon mine head; for I have been a Nazarite unto God from my mother's womb: if I be shaven, then my strength will go from me, and I shall become weak, and be like any other man.

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