Some remarkable passages in the life of ... col. James Gardiner. With an appendix

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Page 86 - O my God, my soul is cast down within me : therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar.
Page 82 - Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, and in the power of the Holy Ghost.
Page 181 - He comes, the prisoners to release In Satan's bondage held ; The gates of brass before Him burst, The iron fetters yield...
Page 182 - Thy grace still dwells upon my heart, And sheds its fragrance there ; The noblest balm of all its wounds, The cordial of its care. 5 I'll speak the honors of Thy name With my last laboring breath ; Then, speechless, clasp Thee in mine arms, The antidote of death.
Page 180 - HARK! the glad sound! the Saviour comes! The Saviour promised long ! Let every heart prepare a throne, And every voice a song.
Page 40 - ... other way. But it very accidentally happened, that he took up a religious book, which his good mother or aunt had, without his knowledge, slipped into his portmanteau. It was called, if I remember the title exactly, The Christian Soldier, or Heaven taken by Storm, and it was written by Mr Thomas Watson.
Page 197 - Fire on, my lads, and fear nothing." But just as the words were out of his mouth, a Highlander advanced towards him with a scythe fastened to a long pole, with which he gave him...
Page 97 - Thy all-quickening light Dispels the sloth and clouds of night. Lord, lest the tempter me surprise, Watch over Thine own sacrifice ! All loose, all idle thoughts cast out, And make my very dreams devout...
Page 40 - Sabbath) in some gay company, and had an unhappy assignation with a married woman, whom he was to attend exactly at twelve. The company broke up about eleven; and not judging it convenient to anticipate the time appointed, he went into his chamber to kill the tedious hour, perhaps with some amusing book, or some other way.
Page 181 - He comes the broken heart to bind, The bleeding soul to cure : And with the treasures of his grace To enrich the humble poor.

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