The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America, 第 2 卷

Harper & Brothers, 1856
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第 13 頁 - At the end of the time they went to seek him, but he was no more. The good missionary-discoverer of a world had fallen asleep on the margin of the stream that bears his name. Near its mouth the canoe-men dug his grave in the sand. Ever after, the forest-rangers, if in danger on Lake Michigan, would invoke his name. The people of the West will build his monument.
第 600 頁 - O SING unto the LORD a new song: Sing unto the LORD, all the earth.
第 11 頁 - About sixty leagues below the mouth of the Wisconsin, the western bank of the Mississippi bore on its sands the trail of men ; a little footpath was discerned leading into a beautiful prairie ; and, leaving the canoes, Joliet and Marquette resolved alone to brave a meeting with the savages.
第 138 頁 - He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he that is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still.
第 6 頁 - Ahasistari. Nature had planted in his mind the seeds of religious faith : " Before you came to this country," he would say, " when I have incurred the greatest perils, and have alone escaped, I have said to myself, ' Some powerful spirit has the guardianship of my days ; ' " and he professed his belief in Jesus, as the good genius and protector, whom he had before unconsciously adored. After trials of his sincerity, he was baptized ; and, enlisting a troop of converts, savages like himself, " Let...
第 300 頁 - Then labour shall be free at last, and the poor shall eat and be satisfied, with things that eye hath not seen nor ear heard, nor hath it entered into the heart of man to conceive, but which God has prepared for those who love Him.
第 12 頁 - we must, indeed, ask the aid of the Virgin." Armed with bows and arrows, with clubs, axes, and bucklers, amidst continual whoops, the natives, bent on war, embark in vast canoes made out of the trunks of hollow trees ; but, at the sight of the mysterious peace-pipe held aloft, God touched the hearts of the old men, who checked the impetuosity of the young ; and, throwing their bows and quivers into the canoes, as a token of peace, they prepared a hospitable welcome. The next day, a long, wooden canoe,...
第 10 頁 - My friend is an envoy of France, to discover new countries, and I am an ambassador from God to enlighten them with the truths of the Gospel.
第 26 頁 - Here comea an Indian who has painted a great red spot in the middle of his nose ; here another who has painted the whole of his forehead in small lines of yellow and black ; there a third with coal-black rings round his eyes.
第 631 頁 - without note or comment," and on the other "to diffuse a knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ as the Redeemer of sinners, and to promote the interests of vital godliness and sound morality, by the circulation of Religious Tracts, calculated to receive the approbation of all Evangelical Christians...