The Faith of the People's Poet, James Whitcomb Riley

Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1920 - 254 pàgines

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Pàgina 233 - The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, Because he anointed me to preach good tidings to the poor : He hath sent me to proclaim release to the captives, And recovering of sight to the blind, To set at liberty them that are bruised, 19 To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.
Pàgina 220 - I pray not that Men tremble at My power of place And lordly sway, — I only pray for simple grace To look my neighbor in the face Full honestly from day to day — Yield me his horny palm to hold, And I'll not pray For gold; — The tanned face, garlanded with mirth, It hath the kingliest smile on earth — The swart brow, diamonded with sweat, Hath never need of coronet.
Pàgina 233 - thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes " of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel: I will also " give thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou mayest be my " salvation to the ends of the earth.
Pàgina 138 - Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men.
Pàgina 246 - A-laughin' the news down over Jim, And the old man, bendin' over him — The surgeon turnin...
Pàgina 222 - Art Thou He that cometh or look we for another? And Jesus answered and said unto them, Go your way and tell John the things which ye do hear and see : the blind receive their sight and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up and the poor have good tidings preached to them : and blessed is he whosoever shall find none occasion of stumbling in Me.
Pàgina 189 - But childish troubles will soon pass by. There! little girl; don't cry! There! little girl; don't cry! They have broken your slate, I know; And the glad, wild ways Of your school-girl days Are things of the long ago; But life and love will soon come by.— There! little girl; don't cry!
Pàgina 206 - Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye also ought to wash one another's feet. For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.
Pàgina 184 - I cannot say, and I will not say That he is dead. He is just away! With a cheery smile, and a wave of the hand, He has wandered into an unknown land, And left us dreaming how very fair It needs must be, since he lingers there.
Pàgina 128 - Ort a mortul be complainin' when dumb animals rejoice? Then let us, one and all, be contented with our lot; The June is here this morning, and the sun is shining hot. Oh ! let us fill our harts up with the glory of the day, And banish ev'ry doubt and care and sorrow fur away! Whatever be our station, with Providence fer guide...

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