The Song of Our Syrian Guest

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Pilgrim Press, 1911 - 59 pagine

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Pagina 54 - Though in the paths of death I tread, With gloomy horrors overspread, My steadfast heart shall fear no ill, For Thou, O Lord, art with me still : Thy friendly crook shall give me aid, And guide me through the dreadful shade.
Pagina 50 - I stray, Since thou art my guardian, no evil I fear ; Thy rod shall defend me, thy staff be my stay No harm can befall, with my Comforter near.
Pagina 24 - They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun strike upon them, nor any heat: for the Lamb that is in the midst of the throne shall be their shepherd, and shall guide them unto fountains of waters of life: and God shall wipe away every tear from their eyes.
Pagina 44 - I have seen many such, consisting of one or more rooms, in front of, and including a cavern, where the cattle were kept. It is my impression that the birth actually took place in an ordinary house of some common peasant, and that the babe was laid in one of the mangers, such as are still found in the dwellings of the farmers in this region.
Pagina 54 - THE Lord my pasture shall prepare, And feed me with a shepherd's care ; His presence shall my wants supply, And guard me with a watchful eye ; My noonday walks he shall attend, And all my midnight hours defend.
Pagina 54 - Psalm, which is a kind of pastoral hymn, and filled with those allusions which are usual in that kind of writing. As the poetry is very exquisite, I shall present my reader with the following translation of it I.
Pagina 20 - My brethren have dealt deceitfully as a brook. As the channel of brooks that pass away; Which are black by reason of the ice, And wherein the snow hideth itself: What time they wax warm, they vanish; When it is hot, they are consumed out of their place.
Pagina 56 - And lulls me then to sweet repose. 2 If e'er I heedless stray, He shows my feet the way ; Yea, though through dreary glades, I walk in dismal shades, • No harm I fear, for thou art near, Thy faithful staff my progress aids.
Pagina 36 - ... jackals, wolves, hyenas, and panthers, too, and the bravery and skill of the shepherd are at the highest point in closing up these dens with stones or slaying the wild beasts with 35 ^is long-bladed knife. Of n░thing do you hear shepherds boasting more proudly than of their achievements in this part of their care of flocks.
Pagina 38 - ... he anoints a knee bruised on the rocks or a side scratched by thorns. And here comes one that is not bruised but is simply worn and exhausted ; he bathes its face and head with the refreshing olive oil and he takes the large two-handled cup and dips it brimming full from the vessel of water provided for that purpose, and he lets the weary sheep drink.

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