Kanousky, or The young Indian


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Página 85 - Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day ; "Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for destruction that wasteth at noonday.
Página 42 - Ask, and it shall be given; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
Página 64 - ... moral and upright, and would stand up for Christ and advocate his cause, but to say that he knew God as his reconciled Father was what he had never been able to profess. He now saw its necessity, and began to seek it with all earnestness. Before long he found it, and was enabled to testify that the " Spirit witnessed with his spirit that he was a child of God.
Página 96 - Chaplain pronounced the following benediction: The Lord bless you and keep you, the Lord make His face to shine upon you and be gracious unto you, the Lord lift the light of His countenance upon you and give you peace. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Página 41 - Kanousky's arrival at his master's house, he took every oppor-t tunity of improving himself in reading; and in no very long time he could read, without much difficulty, a chapter in the New Testament, and also the tracts which the bookseller had kindly given him. He read with an anxious desire to obtain all the knowledge he could from his little library ; and as he was in earnest, God blessed his diligence,. so that every month he grew " in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Página 71 - In the evening, when he returned home, he laid his wishes before James Irving, without consulting whom he scarcely did one single thing. James highly approved of Kanousky's desire to see his old master, and failed not at family prayer, to seek for God's blessing upon his visit, should he go. Permission was readily granted for Kanousky to accompany Joseph, and his master allowed him, if he chose to extend his stay so long, a month.
Página 6 - She was lost in thought, but involuntarily turning her head, she saw her boy sleeping near her side; then the big tears rushed from her eyes, and rolled down her cheeks. She seemed deprived of all comfort. The transactions of the day before, which had been so numerous, and which crowded upon her, left then but little time for reflection; but now she had time for thought, and now too, her mind, that had been refreshed with sleep, was more susceptible than when it was worn by a quick succession of...
Página 39 - He wished very much to speak to the minister before he left the town, but he was afraid ; nor did he know any one to whom he could communicate what had taken place in his mind. However, during his residence in the town, he had become much attached to the children of the house, in which he and Joseph took up their abode; and they, being also very fond of him, had succeeded in teaching him to read the letters of the alphabet, and some easy words. Before...
Página 52 - As he said this, he drew it forth out of his pocket, and kissed it; and then put it to his heart, and pressed it, adding, " Better to me than all the world. Well, God bless my massa, Joseph, and all the servants ; they have been more kind to me than unkind.
Página 78 - ... them, would inevitably perish; whereas, by a faithful and affectionate declaration of these truths, he might, under the blessing of God's holy Spirit, be everlastingly saved. In this state of doubt he lifted up his heart to God, to endue him with wisdom and courage. While he was thus musing, the farmer said to him, " Kanousky, you look sad, you seem thoughtful, is any thing the matter ?" " O master," answered the Indian, " I think you seem very ill, and I hope God will s^.are your life some time...

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