The backwoods preacher, an autobiography

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Page 22 - Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Thee : because he trusteth in Thee. Trust ye in the LORD for ever : for in the LORD JEHOVAH is everlasting strength...
Page 189 - Seek the Lord while he may be found, and call upon him while he is near.
Page 20 - BELLENGER'S ONE HUNDRED CHOICE FABLES, imitated from LA FONTAINE. For the use of Children, and all Persons beginning to learn the French language; with a DICTIONARY of the Words and Idiomatic Phrases, Grammatically Explained. New Edition, revised and corrected by CJ DELILLE, Professor at Christ's Hospital. 12mo. cloth, 2*.
Page 191 - Conferences, who shall be present and vote on such recommendation, then a majority of two-thirds of the General Conference succeeding shall suffice to alter any of the above restrictions, excepting the first article : and also, whenever such alteration or alterations shall have been first recommended by two-thirds of the General Conference, so soon as three-fourths of the members of all the Annual Conferences shall have concurred as aforesaid, such alteration or alterations shall take effect.
Page 15 - To see those proud young gentlemen and young ladies, dressed in their silks, jewelry, and prunella, from top to toe, take the jerks, would often excite my risibilities. The first jerk or so, you would see their fine bonnets, caps, and combs fly; and so sudden would be the jerking of the head that their long loose hair would crack almost as loud as a wagoner's whip.
Page 21 - Word from the Greek, Latin, Saxon, German, Teutonic, Dutch, French, Spanish, and other Languages ; with their present Acceptation and Pronunciation.
Page 159 - The great mass of our Western people wanted a preacher that could mount a stump, a block, or old log, or stand in the bed of a wagon and, without note or manuscript, quote, expound, and apply the word of God to the hearts and consciences of the people.
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Page 197 - 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.
Page 69 - Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord; they rest from their labours, and their works do follow them.

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