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Page 23 - But I say, Have they not heard? Yes verily, their sound went into all the earth, and their words unto the ends of the world.
Page 223 - can be more honourable than to have courage enough to execute the commands of reason and Conscience ? to maintain the dignity of our nature, and the station assigned us ? to be proof against poverty, pain, and death itself? I mean so far as not to do any thing that is scandalous or sinful to avoid them.
Page 213 - Courage, by keeping the senses quiet and the understanding clear, puts us in a condition to receive true intelligence, to make computations upon danger, and pronounce rightly upon that which threatens us.
Page 18 - O that men would therefore praife the Lord for his goodnefs : and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men ! 1 6 For he hath broken the gates of brafs : and fmitten the bars of iron in funder.
Page 227 - Remorse of conscience is like an old wound ; a man is in no condition to fight under such circumstances. The pain abates his vigour and takes up too much of his attention.
Page 439 - ... the body is to be scorned: To make it our main Concern therefore to keep our Bodies in Repair; To Avoid Business, and doze over Life, for fear of wearing them out too fast, is an inglorious Management. Some People are wonderful cautious in this affair: Any thing extraordinary in Thought or Action, is a dangerous Experiment ! Accidents may break in; the Blood and the Humours may be disturb'd this Way. They dare scarcely move out of their Pace, or venture to speak Sense, for fear of spending their...
Page 187 - Aristotle lays it down for a maxim, that a brave man is clear in his discourse, and keeps close to the truth ; and Plutarch calls lying the vice of a slave.
Page 275 - Whilft it remained, was it not thine own ? And after it was fold, was it not in thine own power ? Why haft thou conceived this thing in thine heart ? Thou haft not lied unto men, but unto God.e But what followed this covetoufnefs and hypocrify of Ananias ? Why, Ananias hearing thefe words, he fell down, and gave up the ghoft.
Page 12 - He was not supply'd as formerly without Trouble; He was under a necessity of Labour; He was obnoxious to Pain, brought under the Force of Time, and Death and Diseases were let loose upon Him. But after all, this was rather an Abatement of Happiness, than a State of Misery: The Divine Bounty was far from being withdrawn. . . . 60 Here is added proof of God's goodness. Collier, rising to defend his Creator, points a scornful finger at moral weaklings who...