The Churchyard Manual; Intended Chiefly For Rural Districts

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byWilliam Hastings Kelke

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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.1851 Excerpt: ... 86. Few and short have been the moments Of rny threescore years and ten; But a cloud, a breath, a vapour, Is the longest life of men. Countless years are now before me, Length of ages without end; Happy years with Thee, my Saviour, Thee, my earliest, latest friend. J. A. F. 87. I have reached the utmost borders Of man's pilgrimage on earth; Hear my solemn dying witness! 'From the earliest hour of birth, To life's solemn dying moment, Nothing can true peace impart But sure trust in Christ our Saviour, With a faithful contrite heart.' J. A. F. Parents. 88. When my father and my mother forsake me, then the Lord will take me up. Psalm xxvii. 10. God is the helper of the fatherless. Psalm x. 14. A Father of the fatherless, and a Judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation. Psalm lxviii. 5. 89. The Lord relieveth the fatherless. Psalm cxlvi. 9. We are orphans and fatherless. Lamentations v. 3. G 90. Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let thy widows trust in me. Jer. xlix. 2. We are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers. 1 Chronicles xxix. 15. 91. Forget thee? never! to the latest breath We shall remember thy calm bed of death: What humble trust! what holy hope! what joy! 'Mid dying pangs could every thought employ! Yes; in that moment thou didst seem to be At peace with God, and God at peace with thee! J. E. 92. ( On a youthful Mother.) A Daughter, Wife, and Mother sleeps below, How many ties were severed at one blow! Wives, Daughters, Mothers, all ye mortals see How scant the term of human life may be! Live a true life, and death in vain will call, Who lives in Jesus shall not die at all. 93. 0 Father of the fatherless, Best Comforter in deep distress; When will thy heavenly kingdom come, And all thy...

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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.1851 Excerpt: ... 86. Few and short have been the moments Of rny threescore years and ten; But a cloud, a breath, a vapour, Is the longest life o...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021757663X

ISBN - 13:9780217576635

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