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Page 78 - Wo unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith." * * * " Ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which appear beautiful outward, but are within full
Page 76 - asleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earned. No ; dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price; I had much rather be myself the slave, And wear the bonds, than fasten them on him.
Page 76 - broadest, foulest blot, Chains him, and tasks him, and exacts his sweat With stripes, that mercy, with a bleeding heart, Weeps when she sees inflicted on a beast. Then what is man ? And what man seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man? / would not have a
Page 54 - 2. And behold, a man bowed with age came from the way of the wilderness, leaning on a staff. 3. And Abraham rose and met him, and said, Turn in, I pray thee, and wash thy feet, and tarry all night, and thou shall arise early in the morning and go thy way.
Page 56 - good fruit, and go to be promoted over the trees? Then said the trees unto the vine, Come thou and reign over us. And the vine said unto them, Should I leave my wine and go to be promoted over the trees?
Page 76 - fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through every vein Of all your empire : that where Britain's power Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too.
Page 56 - and go to be promoted over the trees? Then said all the trees unto the bramble, Come thou and reign over us. And the bramble said unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint me king over you, then come and put your trust in my shadow ; and if not, let fire come out of the bramble and devour the cedars of Lebanon.— Judges
Page 78 - men are," had just opened his Bible, before making that very kind and Christian prayer, and turned to the 23d chapter of St. Matthew, he might have come across a verse very similar to this: "Wounto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widow's houses, and, for a pretence, make long prayers; therefore, ye shall receive the greater damnation.
Page 54 - not thou, that art thyself a sinner, bear with him one night? 13. And Abraham arose, and went forth into the wilderness, and sought diligently for the man and found him, and returned with him to the tent, and when, he had entreated him kindly, he sent him away on
Page 600 - made, or to be made, by Congress, shall tend to emancipate slaves" in the ceded Territory ; and on the 26th of May, 1790, passed a territorial bill for the government of all the territory claimed by the United States south of the Ohio river. The description of this territory include.d all the lands ceded by North Carolina, but it