The Holy and Profane States: With Some Account of the Author and His Writings

Hilliard and Brown, 1831 - 293 páginas
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Página 247 - 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 86 - Is a gentleman in ore, whom the next age may see refined.
Página 51 - He doth not only move the bread of life, and toss it up and down in generalities, but also breaks it into particular directions. Drawing it down to cases of conscience, that a man may be warranted in his particular actions, whether they be lawful or not.
Página 89 - ... that the principal strength of an army consisteth in the infantry or foot. And to make good infantry, it requireth men bred, not in a servile or indigent fashion, but in some free and plentiful manner.
Página 76 - ... flesh with whipping than giving them good education. No wonder if his scholars hate the muses, being presented unto them in the shape of fiends and furies. Such an Orbilius mars more scholars than he makes. Their tyranny hath caused many tongues to stammer which spake plain by nature, and whose stuttering at first was nothing else but fears quavering on their speech at their master's presence; and whose mauling them about their heads hath dulled those who in quickness exceeded their master.
Página 8 - F fastened by the masters of the assemblies " (Eccles. xii. n), yet, sure, their examples are the hammer to drive them in, to take the deeper hold. A father that whipped his son for swearing, and swore himself whilst he whipped him, did more harm by his example than good by his correction.
Página 37 - HE is one that will not plead that cause, wherein his tongue must be confuted by his conscience. It is the praise of the Spanish soldier, that, whilst all other nations are mercenary, and for money will serve on any side, he will never fight against his own king : nor will our advocate against the sovereign truth, plainly appearing to his conscience.
Página 239 - Howbeit I believed not the words, until I came, and mine eyes had seen it: and, behold, the half was not told me : thy wisdom and prosperity exceedeth the fame which I heard.
Página 112 - A savage hath God to his father by creation, though not the Church to his mother, and God will revenge his innocent blood. But our captain counts the image of God nevertheless his image, cut in ebony as if done in ivory, and in the blackest Moors he sees the representation of the King of Heaven.
Página 13 - If he chance to die young, yet he lives long that lives well ; and time mis-spent is not lived but lost. Besides, God is better than his promise, if he takes from him a long lease, and gives him a freehold of better value.

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