Life in the Southern Isles

Life in the Southern Isles

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...with the foot, or with a stone provided for the purpose. The bewildered crab is now easily caught with the hand. What the hole is to the crab the means of grace are to the soul. Satan, our great adversary, seeks to draw us away from these blessed influences by temptations exactly suited to our weaknesses. If once we entirely abandon them, we become an easy prey to our arch foe, who is ever seeking how to beguile weak and unstable souls. 1 Solanum viride, a species of winter cherry. Old sins.--Speaking of the believer's sins being forgiven, Sadaraka asked, " How is it that we sometimes see old sins reappearing in Christian people? " Now, friends, if you have a bottle that has for a long time been filled with strongly-scented oil, and you resolve to pour it out and purify the bottle, so that it may hold your daily supply of drinking water, we all know that, however carefully it may be washed, there will still remain something of the old scent. Even the pure water from the mountain stream will be in a measure tainted by it, although, if daily washed at the fountain, the taint will eventually disappear. " Even so we must bear awhile with each other's faults; it is the taint of the old nature. But then these faults should grow less and less, until at last, by the aid of the Holy Spirit, our corrupt dispositions shall be entirely changed." Satan a thief.--Outside the coral reef which, like a vast submarine wall, encircles Mangaia, may be seen, at various depths, a number of fissures, in which different species of fish breed. Divers say that, while the openings are often small, the interior of these crevices are of considerable size. In fine weather small canoes stud the outer edge of the reef. The fishermen carry long lines, which they sink close to...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236667697
  • 9781236667694