The British Prose Writers, Volume 17

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Page 49 - Therefore if I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be unto him that speaketh a barbarian, and he that speaketh shall be a barbarian unto me.
Page 65 - Again, * Some friend is a companion at the table, and will not continue in the day of thy affliction : but in thy prosperity he will be as thyself, and will be bold over thy servants. If thou be brought low, he will be against thee, and hide himself from thy face.
Page 76 - And after a time he returned to take her, and he turned aside to see the carcase of the lion: and, behold, there was a swarm of bees and honey in the carcase of the lion.
Page 65 - ... trouble. And there is a friend, who being turned to enmity and strife will discover thy reproach. Again, some friend is a companion at the table, and will not continue in the day of thy affliction; but in thy prosperity he will be as thyself, and will be bold over thy servants.
Page 105 - I could, and discover the causes of the distemper ; but it is easier to say what it is not, than what it is.
Page 38 - If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.
Page 28 - Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, even so do unto them ; for this is the law and the prophets.
Page 49 - So likewise ye, except ye utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken ? for ye shall speak into the air.
Page 45 - Parent, and particularly those who seek to do his will : " all our delight will be in the saints that are in the earth, and in such as excel in virtue." We shall wish to cultivate good-will, and to promote innocent enjoyment, wherever we are : we shall strive to please, not from vanity, but from benevolence.
Page 25 - There are many very striking prophecies of the Messiah, in these divine songs; particularly in Psalm xxii: such may be found scattered up and down almost throughout the Old Testament. To bear testimony to him is the great and ultimate end, for which the spirit of prophecy was bestowed on the sacred writers : — but this will appear more plainly to you, when you enter on the study of prophecy, which you are now much too young to undertake.

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