The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 9

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George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray
Smith, Elder., 1864
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Page 206 - The Lord giveth, and the Lord ' taketh away ; blessed be the name of the Lord.
Page 732 - Wherefore she said unto Abraham, Cast out this bondwoman and her son: for the son of this bondwoman shall not be heir with my son, even with Isaac.
Page 498 - There is a fountain filled with blood, Drawn from Immanuel's veins; And sinners, plunged beneath that flood, Lose all their guilty stains.
Page 206 - But now it is come upon thee, and thou faintest ; it toucheth thee, and thou art troubled.
Page 137 - Do you know what day it is?" she continued. "It is the 29th of December it is your birthday! But last year we did not drink it no, no. My lord was cold, and my Harry was likely to die; and my brain was in a fever; and we had no wine. But now now you are come again, bringing your sheaves with you, my dear.
Page 429 - O Lord, he signifies to us thee ! " Praised be my Lord for our sister the moon, and for the stars, the which he has set clear and lovely in heaven. " Praised be my Lord for our brother the wind, and for air and cloud, calms and all weather, by the which thou upholdest in life all creatures.
Page 429 - Praised be my Lord for our sister the moon, and for the stars, the which he has set clear and lovely in heaven. Praised be my Lord for our brother the wind, and for air and cloud, calms and all weather, by the which thou upholdest in life all creatures. Praised be my Lord for our sister water, who is very serviceable unto us, and humble, and precious and clean.
Page 130 - In no pages should I take it upon myself at this time to discourse of his books, of his refined knowledge of character, of his subtle acquaintance with the weaknesses of human nature, of his delightful playfulness as an essayist, of his quaint and touching ballads, of his mastery over the English language.
Page 429 - Praised be my Lord for our sister, the death of the body, from which no man escapeth. Woe to him who dieth in mortal sin ! Blessed are they who are found walking by Thy most Holy Will, for the second death shall have no power to do them harm. Praise ye and bless the Lord, and give thanks unto Him, and serve him with great humility.
Page 428 - His century is, I think, the most interesting in the history of Christianity after its primitive age ; more interesting than even the century of the Reformation ; and one of the chief figures, perhaps the very chief, to which this interest attaches itself, is St.

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