The fruits of reflection; or, Moral remembrances on various subjects, Volume 2


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Pagina 88 - when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me.—Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me, and I caused the widows heart to sing for joy. I was eyes to the blind, and feet to the lame;—•!
Pagina 89 - and when he visiteth me what shall I answer him ?—Did not he that made me in the womb make him ?—And did not one fashion us in the womb ?—If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to
Pagina 187 - prince of Europe, should dare to invade the borders of my realm ; to which, rather than any dishonour should grow by me, I myself will take up arms, I myself will be your general, judge, and rewarder of every one of your virtues in the
Pagina 187 - know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart of a king, and of a king of England too, and think foul scorn, that Parma, or Spain, or any other
Pagina 61 - The soul, with nobler resolutions deck'd, The body stooping does herself erect. Clouds of affections from our younger eyes, • Conceal that happiness which age, descries. The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light, through chinks that time
Pagina 161 - there came forth fingers of a man's hand, and wrote over against the candlestick, upon the plaster of the wall of the king's palace, and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote. This
Pagina 186 - to live to distrust my faithful and loving people. Let tyrants fear,—I have always so behaved myself, that, under God, I have placed my chiefest strength and safeguard in the loyal hearts and good will of my subjects. And therefore I am come among you, as you see at this time, not for my recreation and disport, but being resolved, in the
Pagina 89 - let mine arm fall from my shoulder-blade, and mine arm be broken from the bone. If I have rejoiced at the destruction of him that hated me, or lift up myself when evil found him (neither have I suffered my mouth to sin, by wishing a curse
Pagina 89 - or any poor without covering,—if his loins have not blessed me, and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep > --if I have lift up my hand against the fatherless, when I saw my help in the
Pagina 216 - As men who long in prison dwell, With lamps, that glimmer round the cell, Whene'er their suffering years are run, Spring forth to greet the glittering sun ; Such joy, though far transcending sense, Have pious souls, at parting hence. On earth, and in the body plac'd, A few, and evil years they

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