The Life of William Wilberforce, Volume 5

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Page 63 - Commit thy way unto the Lord, and put thy trust in him, and he shall bring it to pass. 6 He shall make thy righteousness as clear as the light, and thy just dealing as the noon-day.
Page 233 - Surely, goodness and mercy have followed me all the days of my life...
Page 110 - ... by the power of the Spirit to this poor man, it proved " to be the hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces.
Page 70 - In consequence of a very civil message from the Duchess of Kent, I waited on her this morning. She received me with her fine animated child on the floor by her side, with its playthings, of which I soon became one. She was very civil; but, as she did not sit down, I did not think it right to stay above a quarter of an hour...
Page 367 - During an interval in the evening of Sunday, ' I am in a very distressed state,' he said, alluding apparently to his bodily condition. ' Yes,' it was answered, ' but you have your feet on the Rock.' ' I do not venture,' he replied, ' to speak so positively ; but I hope I have.
Page 322 - ... earnest prayer, that the God who reveals himself as the father of the fatherless and the husband of the widow, may take you under his especial protection, and supply you with those rich and ineffable consolations which are neither few nor small. We have the •word of Him that cannot lie, to assure us that " all things shall work together for good to them that love God.
Page 237 - I extract from their privacy in my drawer, that you may be more sure of their being my genuine and impartial judgment. " Wilberforce held a high and conspicuous place in oratory, even at a time when English eloquence rivalled whatever we read of in Athens or in Rome.
Page 372 - the path of the "just is like the shining light, which shineth more " and more unto the perfect day.
Page 309 - ... of a future state. When he was in the House of Commons he seemed to have the freshest mind of any man there. There was all the charm of youth' about him. And he is quite as remarkable in this bright evening of his days as when I saw him in his glory many years ago.