All about Japan: Stories of Sunrise Land Told for Little Folks

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Fleming H. Revell Company, 1905 - 231 pāgines
 

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Pāgina 137 - BEFORE Jehovah's awful throne, Ye nations, bow with sacred joy ; Know that the Lord is God alone, He can create, and He destroy.
Pāgina 138 - We'll crowd thy gates with thankful songs, High as the heavens our voices raise, And Earth, with her ten thousand tongues, Shall fill thy courts with sounding praise. Wide as the world is thy command — Vast as eternity thy love — Firm as a rock thy truth must stand, When rolling years shall cease to move.
Pāgina 122 - So long as the sun shall warm the earth, let no Christian be so bold as to come to Japan ; and let all know, that the King of Spain himself, or the Christians' God, or the great God of all, if he violate this command, shall pay for it with his head.
Pāgina 166 - Wiser than the miser's hoards Is the giver's choice ; Sweeter than the song of birds Is the thankful voice. Welcome smiles on faces sad As the flowers of spring ; Let the tender hearts be glad With the joy they bring.
Pāgina 85 - They are idolaters, and are dependent on nobody. And I can tell you the quantity of gold they have is endless ; for they find it in their own islands [and the king does not allow it to be exported.
Pāgina 231 - Christ for the world we sing ! The world to Christ we bring, With one accord ; With us the work to share, With us reproach to dare, With us the cross to bear, For Christ our Lord. 4 Christ for the world...
Pāgina 86 - I will tell you a wonderful thing about the Palace of the Lord of that island. You must know that he hath a great palace which is entirely roofed with fine gold, just as our churches are roofed with lead, insomuch that it would scarcely be possible to estimate its value. Moreover, all the pavement of the palace, and the floors of its chambers, are entirely of gold, in plates like slabs of stone, a good two fingers thick; and the windows also are of gold, so that altogether the richness of this palace...
Pāgina 231 - CHRIST for the world we sing ! The world to Christ we bring, With loving zeal ; The poor, and them that mourn, The faint and overborne, Sin-sick and sorrow-worn, Whom Christ doth heal. 2 Christ for the world...
Pāgina 86 - ... the palace, and the floors of its chambers, are entirely of gold, in plates like slabs of stone, a good two fingers thick; and the windows also are of gold, so that altogether the richness of this palace is past all bounds and all belief. They have also pearls in abundance, which are of a rose color, but fine, big, and round, and quite as valuable as the white ones.
Pāgina 36 - Musmee has small, faultless feet, With snow-white tabi trimly decked, Which patter down the city street In short steps, slow and circumspect; A velvet string between her toes Holds to its place the unwilling shoe, Pretty and pigeon-like she goes, And on her head a hood of blue. The Musmee wears a wondrous dress— Kimono, obi, imogi— A rose-bush in spring-loveliness Is not more color-glad to see!

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