An Account of the Life and Character of Alexander Adam, LL.D., Rector of the High School of Edinburgh
D. Schaw, 1810 - 162 من الصفحات
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الصفحة 126 - At thirty man suspects himself a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves and re-resolves; then dies the same.
الصفحة 93 - My soul hath a desire and longing to enter into the courts of the Lord : my heart and my flesh rejoice in the living God.
الصفحة 56 - One thing have I desired of the LORD, which I will require, even that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the fair beauty of the LORD, and to visit his temple.
الصفحة 103 - More especially, we pray for the good estate of the Catholic Church; that it may be so guided and governed by Thy good Spirit, that all who profess and call themselves Christians may be led into the way of truth, and hold the faith in unity of spirit, in the bond of peace, and in righteousness of life.
الصفحة 3 - I have often thought that there has rarely passed a life of which a judicious and faithful narrative would not be useful.
الصفحة 187 - For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God : and the dead in Christ shall rise first: then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air : and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words.
الصفحة 53 - I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.
الصفحة 36 - Whatever his hand found to do, he did it with all his might.
الصفحة 106 - For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law...
الصفحة 184 - And in the Burial Service we pray that God will ' suffer us not at our last hour for any pains of death to fall from