The Huguenot Galley-slave: Being the Autobiography of a French Protestant Condemned to the Galleys for the Sake of His Religion

Leypoldt & Holt, 1867 - 241 Seiten

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Seite xii - After this I beheld, and lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations and kindreds and people and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands ; And cried with a loud voice ; saying; Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.
Seite 237 - Christian patience and constancy, they bore their torments : in the extremity of their pain, never expressing anything like rage ; but calling upon Almighty GOD, and imploring his assistance. I visited them, day by day; and as often as I did, my conscience upbraided me for persisting so long in a religion, whose capital errors I had...
Seite i - Huguenot Galley-Slave, being the autobiography of a French Protestant condemned to the Galleys for the sake of his religion. Translated from the French of Jean Marteilhe. 12mo. $1.50. "Open the book where you will, and it is almost Impossible to lay it down again. * It is,
Seite xii - Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple : and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them. They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat. For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters : and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.
Seite 238 - Christians, having a little money, distributed it to his brethren and fellow-sufferers in the galleys; but the Protestants being watched more narrowly than the rest, he could not do it so secretly, but he was discovered, and brought before M.
Seite 237 - I was myself. It was wonderful to see with what true Christian patience and constancy they bore their torments ; in the extremity of their pain never expressing anything like rage, but calling upon Almighty God and imploring his assistance. I visited them day by day, and as often as I did, my conscience upbraided me for persisting so long in a religion whose capital errors I long before perceived, and, above all, that inspired so much cruelty—a temper directly opposite to the spirit of Christianity.
Seite 180 - Come unto me, all ye who are weary and heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

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