The History of Greenland: Containing a Description of the Country, and Its Inhabitants: and Particularly, a Relation of the Mission, Carried on for Above These Thirty Years by the Unitas Fratrum, at New Herrnhuth and Lichtenfels, in that Country, Volumen1
Brethren's Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel among the Heathen and sold, 1767
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Página 351 - Then the heathen that are left round about you shall know that I the LORD build the ruined places, and plant that that was desolate: I the LORD have spoken it, and I will do it.
Página 199 - I bethought me, he proceeded from his parents, and they from their parents. But some must have been the first parents; whence did they come? Common report informs me, they grew out of the earth. But if so, why does it not still happen, that men grow out of the earth? And from whence did this same earth itself, the sea, the sun, the moon, and stars arise into existence?
Página 316 - It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and cast into his garden; and it grew, and waxed a great tree; and the fowls of the air lodged in the branches of it.
Página 366 - Then I said, I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength for nought, and in vain: yet surely my judgment is with the Lord, and my work with my God*.
Página 199 - But if so, why does it not still happen, that men grow out of the earth? And from whence did this same earth itself, the sea, the sun, the moon, and stars arise into existence?
Página 394 - Saviour; who will <c have ALL MEN to be faved, and to come to the
Página 199 - Certainly there must be some Being who made all these things, a Being that always was, and can never cease to be. He must be inexpressibly more mighty, knowing and wise, than the wisest man. He must be very good too, because every thing that he has made is good, useful and necessary for us.
Página 199 - Therefore (said he), as soon as ever I heard you speak of this great Being, I believed it directly with all my heart, because I had so long desired to hear it.
Página 139 - They lay great ftones upon one another near a fathom broad, and layers of earth and fods between them. On thefe walls they reft the beam, the length of the houfe ; if one beam is not long enough, they join two, three, or even four together with leather ftraps and fupport them with pofts.
Página 131 - This is the ultimate end they aspire at, in all their device and labor from their childhood up. It is the only art (and in truth a difficult and dangerous one it is) to which they are trained from their infancy; by which they maintain themselves, make themselves agreeable to others, and become beneficial members of the community.