'A Drug in the Market'

'A Drug in the Market'

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...storm, And the disease from that day forth assumed a milder form. LXVI1I. And those whose hearts had been o'erwhelmed and anxiously distress'd Found comfort in their sadness, and in their labour rest; And life and health and strength by Him were given back again, Who " never said to Jacob's seed, Seek ye My faco in vain." Summer Flowers. ND during all the trying time in the sick sufferer's room Thy welcome presence, Alice, cheered the melancholy gloom; And thy experienced heart and hand were ready with their aid Weaving thyself unconsciously a crown that shall not fade. A crown worth all the diadems that mighty monarchs wear, Although these be with jewels set most costly and most rare; The noblest honours we can have arise from Christ-like deeds--These are the brilliant flowers, while Those are only gaudy weeds. LXX I. A woman has no worthier task than watching by the bed Whereon an anguished form is laid with weary, restless head; Her genial tones and soothing ways or soft benignant smile The pangs of sickness may assuage, the tedious hours beguile. LXXII. And if the great Physician is her Saviour and her Lord, She shall not fail hereafter to receive her due reward; For "inasmuch," He sweetly said, "if these My brethren be, As ye have done it unto them, ye did it unto Me." The Hallelujah Chorus. ND so the time of pain and care was changed to one of joy, That the dread shaft had turned aside that threatened to destroy; And as a brighter prospect dawned and then to fulness grew, The dying year was ushered out and welcomed in the new. LXXIV. And when a fow more weeks had passed and birds began to sing, 5 And lengthening days reminded men of the returning spring, A special day was set apart, the Lord of Hosts to...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236961684
  • 9781236961686