This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...Long before, in the cave, Jeremiah had written his Lamentations. There Christ suffered without the Gate." There is a green ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...Long before, in the cave, Jeremiah had written his Lamentations. There Christ suffered without the Gate." There is a green hill far away, Without a city wall, Where the dear Lord was crucified Who died to save us all. We may not know--we cannot tell--What pains He had to bear; But we believe it was for us He hung and suffered there. He died that we might be forgiven, He died to make us good; That we might go at last to heaven, Saved by His precious blood. There was no other good enough To pay the price of sin; He only could unlock the gate Of heaven, and let us in. Oh, dearly, dearly has He loved; And we must love Him too, And trust in His redeeming blood, And try His works to do. Leaving here, we proceeded to the Mount of Olives by the path which David followed when he fled from Absalom and went " over the brook Kedron... toward the way of the wilderness. And David went up by the ascent of Mount Olivet, and wept as he went up, and had his head covered, and he went barefoot: and all the people that was with him covered every man his head, and they went up, weeping as they went up" (2 Samuel xv., 23, 30). On reaching the summit, beside the village, we must be near, perhaps upon, the spot where the King had been wont to worship God, and where now he met Hushai the Archite. (2 Samuel, xv., 32). Passing the summit, the wide panorama eastward opens before us; first the eye catches the long and regular wall-like line of the Mountains of Moab; then the deep Valley of the Jordan, with glimpses of the Dead Sea; and lastly the naked white hills that shelve downward from our feet into the valley far below. Here is a point of view from which the eye may range over many a place of deep interest, and take in food for the heart that...
SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Minor rubbing to the edges of the green cloth boards, which have a gilt illustration of a palm tree, Great Pyramid and the Sphinx to front. Neat dedication from the author to the free end page, along with embossed name stamp. There are a few tears to the edge of the fold-out map-which is clear. A few small marks to the page edges. A few pages have a crease/tear to the outer margin. The binding is tight and firm, pages free from handwritten notes to the text. A good condition.
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