Autobiography And Personal Recollections Of John Lemley; Editor Of The Golden Censer, With Seven…

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byJohn Lemley

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...Lamb, for the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand!" And what the wrath of the Lamb, the meek and lowly Jesus, can be in that day we do not know unless it is to visit on those who have slighted his mercies and spurned his offers the merited and justly deserved punishment. But is it possible to take into the mind and for the imagination to forecast the terribleness of that day as it shall flash over the world in the twinkling of an eye? It will come at just such a time when men will least expect it; when the world's great workshops shall be peopled with men, women and children. No universal blast of death will have first swept across the earth, and depopulated it of its inhabitants. Living men and women and children will be all over the world when the day comes, as full of strength, health, vigor, activity, thought, forethought, as at any period since God first "breathed into man's nostrils the breath of life." It will come when men are blind to its coming, each in his own blindness, asleep--each in his own dream. The astronomer will be calculating his eclipses for years to come--the physician will be studying his arts, to add length of days to man's body--the philosopher, with his "philosophy falsely so called," will be improving and enlightening his species--the politician will be planning beautiful schemes for man's welfare in ages onward--the man of riches will be saying to his soul: "Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry "--the "man that will be rich" will be toiling and laboring after his "filthy lucre," rising up early and sitting up late--the man that "liveth in pleasure" will be sending for "the harp and the viol, the tabret, and pipe and wine," to be...

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...Lamb, for the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand!" And what the wrath of the Lamb, ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:118 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217442226

ISBN - 13:9780217442220

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