Friendship, love, and truth: containing articles illustrative of the principles of Odd-Fellowship

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Published by Edward Walker, 1849 - 288 páginas
 

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Página 128 - Th' eternal consequences; Or your more dreaded hell to state, Damnation of expenses ! Ye high, exalted, virtuous dames, Tied up in godly laces, Before ye gie poor Frailty names, Suppose a change o' cases; A dear-lov'd lad, convenience snug, A treach'rous inclination; But, let me whisper i' your lug, Ye're aiblins nae temptation.
Página 143 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me: Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Página 220 - tis the draught of a breath — From the blossom of health to the paleness of death, From the gilded saloon to the bier and the shroud : — Oh! why should the spirit of mortal be proud?
Página 253 - Work, work, work ! My labor never flags ; And what are its wages ? A bed of straw, A crust of bread, and rags ; That shattered roof, and this naked floor, A table, a broken chair, And a wall so blank, my shadow I thank For sometimes falling there.
Página 58 - I also heard the men themselves, that they sang with a loud voice, saying, " Blessing, honour, and glory, and power be to Him that sitteth upon the throne, and to the Lamb, for ever and ever.
Página 220 - OH, why should the spirit of mortal be proud ? Like a fast-flitting meteor, a fast-flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, He passes from life to his rest in the grave.
Página 151 - If there be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor shut thy hand from thy poor brother : But thou shalt open thy hand wide unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wanteth.
Página 125 - give me neither poverty nor riches; lest I be full and deny thee, and say, who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Página 69 - But this shall be a token thou hast been A friend to him who plucked these lovely flowers, And sent them as a tribute to a friend, And a remembrance of the few kind hours Which lightened on the darkness of my path. ******** The friend Who smiles when smoothing down the lonely couch, And does kind deeds, which any one can do Who has a feeling spirit, — such a friend Heals with a searching balsam.
Página 184 - Manual^ p. 99. hood from the promptings of idle curiosity, be at once undeceived. Mutual relief, it is true, is a leading office in our affiliation. To visit the sick, relieve the distressed, to bury the dead and educate the orphan, is the command of our laws, and an imperative duty which Odd-fellowship enjoins.

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