The Travels and Extraordinary Adventures of Henry Sidney; In Brazil, and the Interior Regions of South America, in the Years 1809, 1810, 1811, and 1812

The Travels and Extraordinary Adventures of Henry Sidney; In Brazil, and the Interior Regions of South America, in the Years 1809, 1810, 1811, and 1812

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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. 1815 edition. Excerpt: ...My days to heav'n, I'll thankful give, A " And of his sparing goodness tell."_, ', 42 Chiefly the world and sin he dreads, And well he guards his treach'rous heart; The paths of usefulness he treads, And of the good receiv'd, imparts. 43 " William," said John, " to persevere, " And serve and glorify the Lord, " Persuade the young their God to fear, " And children teach his holy word." 44 Said William, " once in zeal we join'd, " We gave to sin and self our leisure; " Now let our zeal be unconfin'd, " In serving God and man is pleasure." 45 " Much time and labour," John replies, " We've given to self, the world and sin, " All let us willing sacrifice, " And God and man to serve, begin. " And bus'ness, sin, or pleasure mind, " To school let us delighted come, " By sloth or bus'ness uncontin'd." 47 ' William and John the school frequent, In pious ways the youth they guide; At church their prayers to heav'n are sent, Their careful " footsteps no more slide." 48 One Sabbath morn, a comrade pass'd, And said, " Come, William, turn aside: " " No, no," said Will, " my work is vast, " Time flies! alone poor Samuel died! 49 " God I must serve, and save my soul, "' Whether you do, his will or not; " N0 one at death will me console, " If I have him in life forgot." 50 His comrades all, whene'er he meets, Proper occasion if he finds, He with some sound instruction greets, Wisely to strike their careless minds. 7 " Come, Will," said Dick, ..".show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236948351
  • 9781236948359