The Watch Tower: Vol. 1 No. 1, Volume 1, Issue 1

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Watch Tower - 380 pages
The first printing of the 19th century Church of England publication "The Watch Tower"

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I don't think this is the "real" Watchtower.. because... the Watchtower begins in 1879 not 1865 ! And this document it's not "signed" by brother Russell.. but someone else..
Here you can find the
original..
https://archive.org/details/1879ZionsWatchTower
Agape.
pd. there's a whole book about the beginnings... (and it's not thin) you can corroborate your data with that book.. just ask for it to your nearest JW Kingdom Hall..
 

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thnk U for this
it will help me in my bible studys about JW origins, very questianable

Contents

I
3
II
16
III
19
IV
29
V
41
VI
55
VII
57
VIII
84
XX
183
XXI
213
XXII
237
XXIII
247
XXIV
251
XXV
255
XXVI
259
XXVII
270

IX
85
X
90
XI
93
XII
107
XIII
110
XIV
127
XV
131
XVI
146
XVII
147
XVIII
156
XIX
171
XXVIII
272
XXIX
284
XXX
291
XXXI
303
XXXII
305
XXXIII
329
XXXIV
341
XXXV
347
XXXVI
352
XXXVII
365
XXXVIII
373

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Page 30 - Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls: 18 Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation.
Page 5 - Buy those things that we have need of against the feast ; or, that he should give something to the poor. He then having received the sop went immediately out : and it was night. Therefore, when he was gone out, Jesus said, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him.
Page 233 - Touch her not scornfully; Think of her mournfully, Gently and humanly; Not of the stains of her; All that remains of her Now is pure womanly.
Page 132 - Nor less I deem that there are powers Which of themselves our minds impress ; That we can feed this mind of ours In a wise passiveness.
Page 216 - WHAT slender Youth bedew'd with liquid odours Courts thee on Roses in some pleasant Cave, Pyrrha for whom bind'st thou In wreaths thy golden Hair, Plain in thy neatness? O how oft shall he On Faith and changed Gods complain : and Seas Rough with black winds and storms Unwonted shall admire : Who now enjoys thee credulous, all Gold, Who always vacant, always amiable Hopes thee ; of flattering gales Unmindful.
Page 15 - And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him: and they shall see his face and his name shall be in their foreheads. And there shall be no night there and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.
Page 147 - His happy home, the ground. To left and right, The cuckoo told his name to all the hills ; The mellow ouzel fluted in the elm ; The redcap whistled ; and the nightingale Sang loud, as tho
Page 231 - Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day : Time's noblest offspring is the last.
Page 228 - SHOULD you ask me, whence these stories ? Whence these legends and traditions, With the odors of the forest, With the dew and damp of meadows, With the curling smoke of wigwams, With the rushing of great rivers...
Page 34 - But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

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