Herbert Tresham: A Tale of the Great Rebellion

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Rivingtons, 1843 - 154 pages

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Page 9 - Levites, and have made you priests after the manner of the nations of other lands ? so that whosoever cometh to consecrate himself with a young bullock and seven rams, the same may be a priest of them that are no gods.
Page 80 - Save and deliver us, we humbly beseech Thee, from the hands of our enemies ; abate their pride, asswage their malice, and confound their devices; that we, being armed with Thy defence, may be preserved evermore from all perils, to glorify Thee, Who a'rt the only Giver of all victory ; through the merits of Thy only Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Page 51 - Lord I am coming as fast as I can ; I know I must pass through the shadow of death before I can come to see thee ; but it is but umbra mortis, a mere shadow of death, a little darkness upon nature ; but thou by thy merits and passion hast broke through the jaws of death.
Page 99 - Women received their dead raised to life again; and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance; that they might obtain a better resurrection; and others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment. They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword. They wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented; of whom the world was not worthy. They wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens...
Page 28 - God. Why art thou so heavy, O my soul: and why art thou so disquieted within me ? O put thy trust in God: for I will yet give him thanks, which is the help of my countenance, and my God.
Page 27 - He that hewed timber afore out of the thick trees, was known to bring it to an excellent work ; 7 But now they break down all the carved work thereof with axes and hammers.
Page 28 - Now when I think thereupon, I pour out my heart by myself : for I went with the multitude, and brought them forth into the house of God ; 5 In the voice of praise and thanksgiving : among such as keep holy-day.
Page 85 - I should utterly have fainted, but that I believe verily to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. 16 O tarry thou the Lord's leisure ; be strong, and he shall comfort thine heart; and put thou thy trust in the Lord.
Page 123 - I must say there is no probability but of my ruin. Yet as a Christian I must tell you, that God will not suffer rebels and traitors to prosper, nor this cause to be overthrown. And whatever personal punishment it shall please him to inflict upon me must not make me repine, much less give over this quarrel.
Page 52 - I AM the resurrection and the life, saith the Lord: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: and whosoever liveth and believeth in me, shall never die.

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