The vision of Midsummer mornings' dream

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byFrancis Starr

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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. 1854. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. It may be argued, that if this work had been of the nature and character claimed for it by the writer, a more decided manifestation would have been made in its favour, a larger amount of success would have attended it; and, consequently, a greater amount of confidence and satisfaction would have been created in the mind of its author. It is natural to reason so, and there are instances on record strongly corroborative of such a conclusion. The "Coming Struggle" is a peculiar instance of God's blessing on the effort; but because mine for the present, exhibit no such pleasing results, it does not at all follow, as a matter of course, it is not what I declare it to be. Paul's life and sufferings lead me to no such inferences. Job's trials indicate no such ultimatum, nor many others I could name, were it necessary to show that success was always an immediate consequence of God's commandments being put into execution. Paul, through "much tribulation," lived to see his efforts blessed; Job recovered his lost possessions; and I do not despair of seeing the day when this shall be more extensively recognized, as an evidence of God's mercy, and men shall say, "This hath God done, for they shall perceive that it is his work." I have been told also, there are parties who cannot read the work; that they have an indescribable kind of fear creep over them, when they take it up for that purpose. What, if the mere perusal of these occurrences produces that effect in them, must have been their sad realities to me? I did not write half so much as I felt, I can assure them; and I take it, this "fear" arises from an inward conviction, that these foreshadowed events are coming upon the earth, and they feel that they themselves are unprepared for it. They, I am incli...

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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. 1854. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. It may be argued, that if this work had been of the nature and character claimed for it by the writer, a more decid...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217401023

ISBN - 13:9780217401029

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