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As sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. 1 Cor. xiii. 1.

1 Cor. xiii. II.

When I was a child I spake as a child.

For now we see through a glass darkly.

1 Cor. xiii. 12.

Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good



The first man is of the earth, earthy.

In the twinkling of an eye.

1 Cor. xv. 33.

I Cor. xv. 47.

1 Cor. xv. 52.

O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?

1 Cor. xv. 55.

Not of the letter, but of the spirit; for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

We walk by faith, not by sight.

Behold, now is the accepted time.

By evil report and good report.

For every man shall bear his own burden.

2 Cor. iii. 6.

2 Cor. v. 7.

2 Cor. vi. 2.

2 Cor. vi. 8.

Gal. vi. 5.

Whatsoever a man soweth that shall he also reap.


Gal. vi. 7.

Φθείρουσιν ἤθη χρήσθ' ὁμιλίαι κακαί. —MENANDER. *

'Bonos corrumpunt mores congressus mali.'

TERTULLIAN, Ad Uxorem, Lib. I. c. 8.

* Dübner's edition of his Fragments, appended to Aristophanes in Didot's Bibliotheca Græca, p. 102, l. 102.


Be ye angry, and sin not let not the sun go down upon your wrath.

Eph. iv. 26.

Whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame.

Phil. iii. 19.

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Phil. i. 21.

Touch not; taste not; handle not.

Col. ii. 21.

Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour of love.

1 Thess. i. 3.

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

Not greedy of filthy lucre.

I Thess. v. 21.

1 Tim. iii. 3.

The labourer is worthy of his reward.

1 Tim. v. 18.

Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake.

1 Tim. v. 23.

For the love of money is the root of all evil.

Science falsely so called.

1 Tim. vi. 1O.

I Tim. vi. 20.

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.

2 Tim. iv. 7.

Unto the pure all things are pure.

Titus i. 15.

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

Heb. xi. 1.

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Blessed is the man that endureth temptation, for when he is tried he shall receive the crown of life.

James i. 12.

Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!

James iii. 5.

Resist the devil and he will flee from you.

James iv. 7.

Charity shall cover the multitude of sins. 1 Peter iv. 8.

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary, the Devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour.

1 Peter v. 8.

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night.

2 Peter iii. 10.

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear. 1 John iv. 18.

Be thou faithful unto death.

Rev. ii. 10.

He shall rule them with a rod of iron.

Rev. ii. 27.



I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.

Rev. xxii. 13.



E have left undone those things which we ought to have done; and we have done those things which we ought not to have done.

Morning Prayer.

The iron entered into his soul.

Ps. cv. 18.

Read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest.

Collect for the Second Sunday in Advent. In the midst of life we are in death.*

The Burial Service.

Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust.

And though he promise to his loss,

He makes his promise good.


TATE AND BRADY.-Ps. xv. 5.

* This is derived from a Latin Antiphon, said to have been composed by Notker, a monk of St. Gall, in 911, while watching some workmen building a bridge at Martinsbrücke, in peril of their lives. It forms the ground-work of Luther's Antiphon De Morte.

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As the great eye of heaven, shyned bright,
And made a sunshine in the shady place.

Entire affection hateth nicer hands.

Book i. Canto iii. St. 4.

Booki. Canto viii. St. 40.

That darksome cave they enter, where they find

That cursed man, low sitting on the ground,

Musing full sadly in his sullein mind.

Book i. Canto ix. St. 35.

No daintie flowre or herbe that growes on grownd,

No arborett with painted blossoms drest

And smelling sweete, but there it might be fownd

To bud out faire, and throwe her sweete smels al


Book . Canto vi. St. 12.

Her berth was of the wombe of morning dew,

And her conception of the joyous prime.

Book iii. Canto vi. St. 3.

Dan Chaucer, well of English undefyled.

Look iv. Canto ii. St. 32.

What more felicitie can fall to creature
Than to enjoy delight with libertie,
And to be lord of all the workes of Nature,

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