The Correspondence of William Wilberforce, Band 1

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J. Murray, 1840 - 527 Seiten
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Seite 45 - Our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity we have had our conversation in the world...
Seite 109 - The fact is this. I know (and in a few weeks shall prove) that ships of any size, and for certain reasons the larger the better, may be navigated in any narrow or other sea without sails (though occasionally with), but so as to go without wind, and even directly against both wind and waves.
Seite 321 - Know ye not that Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates ?' " If I live, I think I shall contrive to be more at Carlisle than I have been hitherto.
Seite 25 - Lord may be forefront and rearward: and although troubles should assail me and dangers affright, 1 may be enabled to fly to the arms of Jesus, and find shelter and consolation there! For he hath said, that he will carry the lambs in his bosom, and gently lead those that are with young.
Seite 115 - ... the glory of what is before us. The partial changes we meet with in our way through life are designed to remind us of, and prepare us for, the great change which awaits us at the end of it. The Lord grant that we may find mercy of the Lord in that solemn hour.
Seite 269 - Dispose me to work out my own salvation with fear and trembling, and to give the most serious attention to the religious instruction and improvement of those whom thou hast preserved to me.
Seite 214 - There is nothing in which I would recommend you to be more strictly conscientious than in keeping the Sabbath holy. By this I mean not only abstaining from all unbecoming sports, and common business, but from consuming time in frivolous conversation, paying or receiving visits, which, among relations, often leads to a sad waste of this precious day. I can truly declare that to me the Sabbath has been invaluable.
Seite 96 - ... might be the loss. The expedient succeeded for about three weeks, but had now failed, and he was come to Liverpool to try if by any possible means he could raise a few hundred guineas to get over another week and keep his people alive. He told me that he and his partner had been constantly amongst them, and by entering into all their distresses, had prevailed on them to be extremely patient and reasonable. At their last meeting they had agreed to wait this young gentleman's return from Liverpool,...
Seite 109 - On the contrary, this country, Great Britain, is vulnerable in so many ways, that the picture is horrid. By letter I will say nothing upon that subject. One instance I will however state, because it is information you cannot, as yet, receive from any other quarter...
Seite 156 - I deem it the most valuable and important publication of the present age that I have seen : especially as it is yours.

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