Beyond the Black Waters: A Tale

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T. Nelson, 1890 - Children's stories - 249 pages

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Page 158 - BLESSED is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile.
Page 158 - I acknowledged my sin unto Thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the Lord ; and Thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin.
Page 158 - When I kept silence, my bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long. For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: my moisture is turned into the drought of summer.
Page 54 - ... miraculous powers : you will be able to ascend into heaven, and descend into the earth ; you will be able to fly. The heart of your God is not with you. This desirable thing He has not given you. My heart is not like the heart of your God.
Page 199 - ... Amidst the roaring of the sea, My soul still hangs her hope on thee ; Thy constant love, thy faithful care, Is all that saves me from despair.
Page 55 - The woman, doing as Satan told her, went and coaxed her husband, till she won him over to her own mind ; and he took the fruit from the hand of his wife, and ate. When he had eaten, she went to Satan, and said, ' My husband has eaten the fruit.' On hearing that, he laughed exceedingly, and said, ' Now you have listened to me, very good, my son and daughter.
Page 153 - ... children and grandchildren, more gold and silver, more paddy and rice, more boats and vessels; let me be a rich man. This is his language. He thinks of nothing so much as of amassing worldly goods. Of God and religion he is quite unmindful. But watch that man. On a sudden his breath departs, and he finds himself deprived of all he possessed and valued so much. He looks around, and sees none of his former possessions. Astonished, he exclaims, " Where are my slaves? Where are my buffaloes? I cannot...
Page 201 - And bid me not depart," she cried ; " My Rudolph, say .not so ! This is no time to quit thy side — Peace ! peace ! I cannot go. Hath the world aught for me to fear, When death is on thy brow ? The world ! what means it ? Mine is here — I will not leave thee now.

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