Memoir of the rev. Michael C. Taylor, with extr. from his correspondence


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Página 71 - The end then of learning is to repair the ruins of our first parents by regaining to know God aright, and out of that knowledge to love him, to imitate him, to be like him, as we may the nearest by possessing our souls of true virtue, which being united to the heavenly grace of faith, makes up the highest perfection.
Página 23 - Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them; for they teach not their own use ; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation.
Página 48 - Flee also youthful lusts : but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
Página 174 - He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: He also will hear their cry, and will save them.
Página 34 - ... it had eyes lifted up to heaven, the best of books in its hand, the law of truth was written upon its lips, the world was behind its back ; it stood as if it pleaded with men, and a crown of gold did hang over its head.
Página 133 - Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the work of thy hands. 26 They shall perish, but thou shalt endure: yea, all of them shall wax old like a garment; as a vesture shalt thou change them, and they shall be changed...
Página 34 - So he commanded his Man to light the Candle, and bid Christian follow him ; so he had him into a private room, and bid his Man open a door; the which when he had done, Christian saw the picture of a very grave person...
Página 16 - So shall my walk be close with God, Calm and serene my frame; So purer light shall mark the road That leads me to the Lamb.
Página 44 - She shall be brought unto the King in raiment of needlework: the virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought unto thee.
Página 72 - Another thing which had given me frequent concern was the case of abundance of children. Some their parents could not afford to put to school ; so they remained like "a wild ass's colt.

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