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Has his Church therefore come to caught? You ask if I have entered into a firm treaty with any great king or potentate, to which I answer, that before I ever took up the cause of the oppressed Christians in these provinces, I had entered into a close alliance with the King of kings; and I am firmly convinced that all who put their trust in Him shall be saved by His almighty hand.

"And so you imitated the Almighty, and created a porcelain factory with the breath of your mouth?" "Not with the breath of my mouth, but the breath of my money." "Tell me about it, and all the particulars," said the king, still holding the cup in his hand, and looking at it attentively.

"And did he tell the truth?" "Like a sun-dial." "Then it's an almighty pity he died, for you need that kind of man in your family, Steve." Mr. Ricketty closed one of his little black eyes, and drew down the ends of his mustache, but beyond this indirect method of communicating his thoughts he made no reply to this observation.

Out with you! down to the lake and be baptized, or you will die the death!" Then Eleazar turned to the Hermit, and cried "No! I and my house will serve the Lord, as we have done this holy evening according to the law of our fathers. We suffer for our sins, that is true, but you, godless, cursed man, pride not yourself on your power, for you have not yet escaped the judgment of Almighty God.

Now does this shew us that we think about this earth, and the things in it, in a very different way from those old Jews? They thought it a fit and proper thing to talk about corn and wine and oil, and cattle and fishes, in the presence of Almighty God, and we do not think it fit and proper.

"I left the Luxembourg, and rushed like a madman through the streets to M. de T 's house. I raised my hands and eyes as I went along, invoking the Almighty Powers: 'O Heaven, cried I, 'will you not prove more merciful than man! The only hope that remains to me is from above! "M. de T had not yet returned home; but he arrived before many minutes had elapsed.

And the four and twenty elders, which sat before God, on their seats, fell upon their faces, and worshipped God, Saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned.

He gave him power to change a rod into a serpent, and back again into a rod; power also to bring a disease instantly upon his hand, and to heal it instantly. Do these, said Almighty God, in the presence of the king.

She felt that as long as this love subsisted she could bear any trials that came from without; and though she looked forward to probable anxieties and difficulties, the prospect did not dismay her, so strong did she now feel in an Almighty support, and in perfect reliance on the goodness and mercy which was now about her, and which, she trusted, would follow her all the days of her life.

Reader! Thou art now acquainted with the history of this contest! Rejoice in the manner of its termination! And, if thou feelest grateful for the event, retire within thy closet, and pour out thy thanksgivings to the Almighty for this his unspeakable act of mercy to thy oppressed fellow-creatures.