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Inhaltsangabe: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 Excerpt: ... flower upon the mountain bare Where never came admiring eye, The Lord has carved as curiously, Has stained it with as gorgeous dye, As though a thousand looks were there. Deem not the simple charms that dwell In gentle tone and smiling face, The courtesy that flings a spell Of winning love and quiet grace O'er common deeds in silence wrought, Beneath the Christian's careful thought; Another love our Lord has taught, Adorning many a secret place. Upon the lonely mountain height He bids his fair young blossoms swell, For fragrance all and beauty bright Forth bursting from each dark green shell: And shall no flowers of courtesy Within our lowly hamlets be, To brighten with their fragrance free The cottage homes where poor men dwell? Oh, yes, the temple stones of old Admiring glances ever drew, All fair and beauteous to behold, Ranged in their polished order due; And lovely deeds beseem us all, The stones in Christ's own temple wall, And nought is trivial, nought is small, That we for His great name can do. THE SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY. And whosoever shall say to his brother, Baca, shall be in danger of the council; but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.--St. Matt. v. 22. 0, strike the sounding haxp aright, Melodious strains shall fill thine ear; Go, speak the words of love and light, And sweet shall be thy speech to hear. But if rude hand should sweep the chords, For gentle strains shall discord be; And angry speech, and spiteful words, Mar all the spirit's harmony. The tongue, it is a little thing, But, oh, how much of sin and wrong Does that small member round us fling! The harsh reproof, too stern and strong, The bitter name, the careless speech,--Alas! we pour them everywhere, Nor think that to high Heaven they reach, And t...
Buchbeschreibung RareBooksClub.com, 2012. Buchzustand: very good. Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 9781130629651-3