The Holy State, and the Profane State

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Thomas Tegg, 1841 - 463 páginas
 

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Página 207 - But so much the more went there a fame abroad of him; and great multitudes came together to hear, and to be healed by him of their infirmities. 16 And he withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed.
Página 2 - Lord, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.
Página 427 - Now if I do that I would not, it is no more I that do it but "sin
Página 280 - Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds. For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation ? The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered.
Página 100 - ... deserves to be beaten himself, who beats nature in a boy for a fault. And I question whether all the whipping in the world can make their parts which are naturally sluggish, rise one minute before the hour nature hath appointed. 4. Those that are invincibly dull, and negligent also. Correction may reform the latter, not amend the former. All the whetting in the world can never set a razor's edge on that which hath no steel in it.
Página 223 - I charge thee therefore, before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing, and his kingdom ; preach the word, be instant in season, out of season, reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.
Página 100 - Those that are dull and diligent. Wines, the stronger they be, the more lees they have when they are new. Many boys are muddyheaded till they be clarified with age, and such afterwards prove the best. Bristol diamonds are both bright and squared and pointed by nature, and yet are soft and worthless ; whereas, Orient ones in India are rough and rugged naturally. Hard, rugged and dull natures of youth acquit themselves afterwards the jewels of the country, and therefore their dulness at first is to...
Página 101 - Many a schoolmaster better answereth the name paidotribes than paidagogos, rather tearing his scholars' flesh with whipping than giving them good education. No wonder if his scholars hate the Muses, being presented unto them in the shapes of fiends and furies.
Página 100 - Those that are ingenious and idle. These think, with the hare in the fable, that running with snails (so they count the rest of their school-fellows) they shall come soon enough to the post, though sleeping a good while before their starting. Oh, a good rod would finely take them napping. 3. Those that are dull and diligent.
Página 145 - It is good to make a jest, but not to make a trade of jesting. The Earl of Leicester, knowing that Queen Elizabeth was much delighted to see a gentleman dance well, brought the master of a dancing-school to dance before her. " Pish !" said the queen, " it is his profession, I will not see him.

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