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Page 322 - For the stone shall cry out of the wall, and the beam out of the timber shall answer it.
Page 173 - I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; And lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
Page 373 - He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.
Page 9 - They discover talents which in themselves are shining, and which, become highly valuable, when employed in advancing the good of mankind. Hence, they frequently give rise to fame. But a distinction is to be made. between fame and true honour. The former is a loud and noisy applause ; the latter, a more silent and internal homage.
Page 40 - He who pretends to great sensibility towards men, and yet has no feeling for the high objects of religion, no heart to admire and adore the great Father of the universe, has reason to distrust the truth and delicacy of his sensibility.
Page 378 - What a profusion of beauty and ornament is poured forth on the face of nature ? What a magnificent spectacle presented to the view of man ? What supply contrived for his wants ? What a variety of objects...
Page 11 - ... would choose for a superior, could trust in as a friend, and could love as a brother — this is the man, whom in our heart, above all others, we do, we mast honour.
Page 300 - God, the chief seat of their Father's kingdom. They have every reason to believe, that the objects which are to meet them there, how new and unknown soever, shall all be propitious and friendly. For into the kingdom of his Father, their Lord has declared that he is entered as their forerunner. I go to my Father, and your Father ; to my God, and your God.