The Holy and Profane States

Little, Brown, 1864 - 325 páginas
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Página 279 - 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 61 - Is one who made haste to come into the world to bring his parents the first news of male posterity, and is well rewarded for his tidings.
Página 84 - 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 33 - English by cunning in treaties; so if the husband should chance by his power, in his passion, to prejudice his wife's right, she wisely knoweth, by compounding and complying, to recover and rectify it again.
Página 215 - It is the most boundless and restless faculty of the soul ; for while the Understanding and the Will are kept, as it were, in libera custodia to their objects of verum et bonum, the Fancy is free from all engagements : it digs without spade, sails without ship, flies without wings, builds without charges, fights without bloodshed : in a moment striding from the...
Página 205 - NGER is one of the sinews of the soul : -"• he that wants it hath a maimed mind, and with Jacob, sinew-shrunk in the hollow of his thigh, must needs halt. Nor is it good to converse with such as cannot be angry, and, with the Caspian Sea, never ebb nor flow.
Página 185 - 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.
Página 36 - When they grow up, she teacheth them not pride, but painfulness, making their hands to clothe their backs, and them to wear the livery of their own industry. She makes not her daughters gentlewomen before they be women, rather teaching them what they should pay to others than receive from them.
Página 109 - Eaton, who would never suffer any wandering, begging scholar (such as justly the statute hath ranked in the fore-front of rogues) to come into his school, but would thrust him out with earnestness, (however privately charitable unto him,) lest his school-boys should be disheartened from their books, by seeing some scholars, after their studying in the University, preferred to beggary.
Página 118 - TS a gentleman in ore, whom the next age -*- may see refined ; and is the wax capable of a gentle impression, when the prince shall stamp it. Wise Solon (who accounted Tellus the Athenian the most happy man for living privately on his own lands) would surely have pronounced the English yeomanry a fortunate condition, living in the temperate zone, betwixt greatness and want, — an estate of people almost peculiar to England.

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