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Page 439 - And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him ; Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked. But he said ; Yea, rather blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.
Page 380 - Sow an act, and you reap a Habit ; Sow a habit, and you reap a Character; Sow a character, and you reap a Destiny.
Page 40 - When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom for it was too small a bound; But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough.
Page 431 - I have never united myself to any church, because I have found difficulty in giving my assent, without mental reservation, to the long, complicated statements of Christian doctrine which characterize their Articles of Belief and Confessions of Faith. When any church will inscribe over its altar, as its sole qualification for membership...
Page 86 - See, how she leans her cheek upon her hand! O, that I were a glove upon that hand, That I might touch that cheek ! Jul.
Page 120 - Anon, out of the earth a fabric huge Rose like an exhalation, with the sound Of dulcet symphonies and voices sweet, Built like a temple...
Page 69 - In this situation, as I could not conquer Nature, I submitted entirely to her, and she made as great a fool...
Page 136 - We should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congreve's ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine going at such a rate.
Page 393 - It is that death by which we may be literally said to die daily; a death which Adam died before his mortality ; a death whereby we live a middle and moderating point between life and death: in fine, so like death, I dare not trust it without my prayers, and an half adieu unto the world, and take my farewell in a colloquy with God.