The Works of Hannah More in Eleven Volumes, Volume 1

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T. Cadell, 1830
 

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Page 223 - Ye lust, and have not ; ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain ; ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not ; ye ask and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.
Page 139 - Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils : for wherein is he to be accounted of?
Page 219 - For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him who sent me...
Page 255 - Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned...
Page 251 - Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe the enlivening spirit, and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast.
Page 223 - God loves from whole to parts: but human soul Must rise from individual to the whole. Self-love but serves the virtuous mind to wake, As the small pebble stirs the peaceful lake; The centre moved, a circle straight succeeds, Another still, and still another spreads; Friend, parent, neighbour, first it will embrace; His country next; and next all human race...
Page 173 - For his wrath endureth but the twinkling of an eye, and in his pleasure is life : heaviness may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
Page 406 - But he, full of the Holy Spirit, gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God; " and he said, "Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing at the right hand of God.
Page 10 - ... shall ever prevail so far over me. I know in whom I have believed ; I am not ignorant whose precious blood hath been shed for me; I have a shepherd full of kindness, full of care, and full of power...
Page 163 - The soul on earth is an immortal guest, Compell'd to starve at an unreal feast; A spark, which upward tends by nature's force ; A stream diverted from its parent source ; A drop, dissever'd from the boundless sea ; A moment parted from eternity : A pilgrim panting for the rest to come ; An exile, anxious for his native home.

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