Memories of a Great Schoolmaster (Dr. Henry A. Coit)

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1906 - Biography & Autobiography - 270 pages

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Page 116 - David, thy servant, from the peril of the sword. 11 Save me, and deliver me from the hand of strange children, whose mouth talketh of vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of iniquity ; 12 That our sons may grow up as the young plants, and that our daughters may be as the polished corners of the temple...
Page 126 - O God, the protector of all that trust in thee, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy ; Increase and multiply upon us thy mercy ; that, thou being our ruler and guide, we may so pass through things temporal, that we finally lose not the things eternal.
Page 185 - I HEARD a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, From henceforth blessed are the dead who die in the Lord : even so saith the Spirit ; for they rest from their labours.
Page 103 - My good blade carves the casques of men, My tough lance thrusteth sure, My strength is as the strength of ten, Because my heart is pure.
Page 131 - The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face to shine upon you and be gracious unto you; the LORD lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace.
Page 228 - The days of our age are threescore years and ten; and though men be so strong that they come to fourscore years : | yet is their strength then but labour and sorrow; so soon passeth it away, and we are gone.
Page 122 - Lord, how manifold are thy works ! In wisdom hast thou made them all : The earth is full of thy riches.
Page 158 - Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.
Page 233 - I was born : thou art he that took me out of my mother's womb ; my praise shall be always of thee. 6 I am become as it were a monster unto many : but my sure trust is in thee. 7 O let my mouth be filled with thy praise : that I may sing of thy glory and honour all the day long. 8 Cast me not away in the time of age : forsake me not when my strength faileth me.
Page 116 - That our garners may be full and plenteous with all manner of store : that our sheep may bring forth thousands and ten thousands in our streets. 14 That our oxen may be strong to labour, that there be no decay : no leading into captivity, and no complaining in our streets. 15 Happy are the people that are in such a case : yea, blessed are the people who have the Lord for their God.

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