The Railroad Jubilee: Two Discourses Delivered in Hollis-Street Meeting-House, Sunday, Sept. 21, 1851

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Benjamin H. Greene, 1851 - 54 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 12 - AND the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, See, I have called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah : and I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship...
Pàgina 12 - I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship, to devise cunning works, to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, and in cutting of stones, to set them, and in carving of timber, to work in all mannet of workmanship.
Pàgina 44 - Amidst the storm they sang, And the stars heard and the sea ; And the sounding aisles of the dim woods rang To the anthem of the free.
Pàgina 36 - Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you? And he said to them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life does not consist in the abundance of the things which he possesses.
Pàgina 19 - The unredeemed ugliness is that of a slothful People. Show me a People energetically busy ; heaving, struggling, all shoulders at the wheel ; their heart pulsing, every muscle swelling, with man's energy and will ; — I show you a People of whom great good is already predicable ; to whom all manner of good is yet certain, if their energy endure.
Pàgina 45 - To the anthem of the free," — 44 they subdued nature. The comforts of their former estate, the shelter of laws, the fellowship of men, could not make them forget that truth, and the sense of God's approval, and the achievement of the spiritual ends of life, are the everlasting tasks of all true souls ; and when they found that all which civilization had done in the old world did not offer to nourish, but threatened to crush, their manliness, they came to the wilderness, to show on a background...
Pàgina 18 - ... passengers, and the groaning engines are earning the necessary interest, — Providence sends, without charge, its cargoes of good sentiment and brotherly feeling; disburses the culture of the city to the simplicity of the hamlet, and brings back the strength and virtue of the village and mountain to the wasting faculties of the metropolis; and fastens to every steam-shuttle, that flies back and forth and hither and thither, an invisible thread of fraternal influence, which, entwining sea-shore...
Pàgina 17 - ... silence and barrenness ; to multiply cities and villages, studded with churches, dotted with schools, and filled with happy homes and budding souls ; to increase wealth which shall partially be devoted to his service and kingdom, and all along their banks to make the wilderness blossom as the rose. Without any vote of permission from legislatures and officials, even while the cars are loaded with profitable freight and paying passengers, and the groaning engines are earning the necessary interest,...
Pàgina 19 - ... are accomplished, better results than thrifty enterprise had in view supervene. There is more intelligence, more generosity, more enjoyment, more advantages for securing the great ends of human life.
Pàgina 13 - ... see the squalor, the degradation, the miserable poverty, the unprotected disease, the carelessness of any refinement, the worn and distorted frames, half-fed and scantily clothed, the lack of glee in childhood, the absence of...

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