And clearly there are devilish miracles as well as divine. Miracles simply reveal a supernatural power, that is, a power above the ordinary workings of nature. Then one must apply a touchstone, a test, to learn what that power is. It is striking that in this teaching I speak of now there is never mention of the atoning blood of Christ.
Perhaps you might have thought you had repulsed him a little harshly when he wanted to help, as you were his chief playmate and twin sister." "Please don't," said I. "How I wish I had! Indeed I don't know how I can ever speak of hating one of the others when there are so few of us, and we are orphans. But everybody isn't one's brother.
'I don't often speak to you, but it's company to see you passing up and down over the hill, and now may the Almighty God bless and preserve you, and see you safe home. A little later I was walking up the long hill which leads to the high ground from Laragh to Sugar Loaf. The solitude was intense.
He permitted none of their witnesses to speak freely." The King was silent a moment. Then he went on again. "And the prisoners. How did they bear themselves?" "They bore themselves like gallant gentlemen, Sir. They fought every point, so far as the Chief Justice would permit them." "Did they shew any fear when the verdict was brought in?" "None, Sir.
He continued to speak of the impregnable hopes of the Christian who founds his confidence on Omnipotence; and while his words spread a serenity through her soul, that seemed the ministration of a descended saint, she closed her hands over her breast, and silently invoked the protection of the Almighty Jehovah for her suffering parent.
I have already admitted it; and were it not to avoid too long a digression, I could adduce many instances in point; but I will speak of these another time, if heaven grants me an opportunity of narrating my life to you. Berg. God grant it! meanwhile I continue.
I mean, of course, that if any one bent over a person who is ill, that person would be very likely to get it. Anyhow, all the girls have been sent away. Mrs. Brett, Mrs. Merriman's sister, has taken them to Dartford to stay with her for the present; and two trained nurses are coming to look after Jane; and oh, Lady Jane! perhaps you won't speak to me again, but I am expelled from the school."
SARAH. Your mother will never let me come. She will tell you, you must not speak to me, and send me away if I go near her. EDITH. No, she will not. I will tell her the temptations you are led into; she knows nothing about it now. When she does, she will do all she can for you. SARAH. O, if it might be so! EDITH. And you too; I can forgive you, although you have made me so unhappy.
To speak ill of his sister Allis, who was just the purest, sweetest little woman that ever lived too brave and true to be anything else but good! As he turned he saw something that checked his futile anger.
The district elder swung his head, carefully shifting his feet, rested his abdomen on his knees, and his hands on his abdomen. Without moving his head the old judge turned his body to the red-mustached judge, and began to speak to him quickly. The red-mustached judge inclined his head to listen.