Thoughts in Prison;: In Five Parts, Viz. The Imprisonment, The Retrospect, Public Punishment, The Trial, Futurity

J. Mawman; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy; Sherwood, Neely, and Jones ... [and 2 others], 1815 - 212 pages
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Page 185 - Then he called for a light, and sprang in, and came trembling, and fell down before Paul and Silas, and brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
Page 185 - And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken : and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed.
Page 185 - And the keeper of the prison awaking out of his sleep, and seeing the prison doors open, he drew out his sword, and would have killed himself, supposing that the prisoners had been fled. But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm: for we are all here.
Page 199 - Thee, according to Thy blessed Word and ordinance ; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with Thee and the Holy Ghost liveth and reigneth, ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Page i - All these indignities, for such they are From thine, these evils I deserve, and more, Acknowledge them from God inflicted on me Justly, yet despair not of his final pardon, Whose ear is ever open, and his eye Gracious to re-admit the suppliant...
Page xvii - To profess that there is no other name under heaven by which we can be saved...
Page xii - To an act now waiting the decision of vindictive justice, I will not presume to oppose the counterbalance of almost thirty years (a great part of the life of man) passed in exciting and exercising charity ; in relieving such distresses as I now feel, in administering those consolations which I now want.
Page 212 - That fhe has been a conftant witnefs of his unwearied endeavours for public good, and his laborious attendance on charitable inftitutions. Many are the families whom his care has delivered from want ; many are the hearts which he has freed from pain, and the faces which he has cleared from forrow.
Page 188 - Cod night and day. When, in the review of the times which we have past, any offence arises to our thoughts, let us humbly implore forgiveness; and for those faults (and many they are and must be) which we cannot recollect, let us solicit mercy in general petitions. But it must be our constant care...
Page xii - I am desirous to recompense the injury I have done to the clergy, to the world, and to religion, and to efface the scandal of my crime, by the example of my repentance : but, above all, I wish to die with thoughts more composed, and calmer preparation.

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