"The Penny Heart"
HEART-STONE. INTRODUCTORY. “WELL, I am a very old woman, and I know
how little value people are apt to set upon 'old wives' tales:' but for all that my tale
is quite true. Why should it not be true?” “Nay, Aunt, no one that knows you would
Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then hare we confidence towards God," —
1 John in. 21. And could we have any confidence towards God if that heart did
condemn us P If our own hearts cauld lay serious things to our charge, would it
In those which follow however, we shall observe a separate and complicated
respiratory apparatus ; and that the form of the heart and iu large vessels are
adapted in accurate correspondence with that of the gills or lungs, and according
as the ...
The principal characters of the genus Therates (Latreille) are as follows : — tarsi
nearly .the same in both sexes, the third joint shorter than the two basal joints,
and notched at the extremity ; fourth joint very short and heart-shaped ; internal ...
3 God only knows the love of God: O that it now were shed abroad, In this poor
stony heart! For love I sigh, for love I pine: This only portion, Lord, be mine, Be
mine this better part! 4 O that I could for ever sit With Mary at the master's feet! Be
Lastly, we arrive at the complete double circulation of man, mammalia, and birds,
to which some of the forms just described make very close approximations. In all
of them the blood arrives at the heart from the veins of all parts of the body by ...
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on a May morning, upon this spot Ah ! then my heart was young and green as the
leaves you see gambolling there in the slight breeze, and have yet to be torn from
their mother tree, and driven to and fro by stormier winds. The morning was as ...
But, though ceaseless gratitude is due — though duty and happiness here unite,
and it is, " a joyful and pleasant thing to be thankful," it is nevertheless the
property of love to beget love ; and where the love of God is shed abroad in the
If the spirit and the heart be willing, it will pass on to outward actions in all things,
where it ought, or can. He that hath a charitable soul will have a charitable hand,
and will give his money to the poor, as he hath given his heart to God. For these ...
... his appetite leaves him; upon such a man the Lord looks down in pity, as he
has promised to do, on the contrite in heart. Mr. B. — Then I suppose the Church
of Rome sins in making it obligatory on all her members to fast, instead of leaving
THE PENNY SUNDAY READER. [Vol. ... Jesus, who knew their hearts, exposed
their wickedness. ... who pretended to consult him, and humble themselves
before him ; while they "set up their idols in their heart, and the stumbling block of
Love facilitates duty, and makes the heart constant in it. Ruth loved Naomi, and
so went through with her. Weak things by the strength of love will venture on hard
things. Love makes the soul able to manage hard duties,— to shoot a prayer as ...
2;) and when it had been brought back again by David to its former resting-place
at Shiloh, (2 Sam. vii.) that man after God's own heart was forbidden to build him
a house, (ver. 46.) This high honour was reserved for Solomon, who, even in that