Solomon's Ethics: Or the Book of Proverbs Made Easy; a School Book, ... By William Dalrymple, ...

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J. & P. Wilson, 1799 - 291 pagina's
 

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Pagina 171 - Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory, and honour, and power ; for thou haft created all things, and for thy pleafure they are, and were created.
Pagina 237 - And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens.
Pagina 286 - To gentle offices of love His feet are never slow ; He views through mercy's melting eye A brother in a foe.
Pagina 290 - A peaceful conscience, to the last; — 2. That tree which bears immortal fruit, Without a canker at the root ; That friend who never fails the just, When other friends betray their trust.
Pagina 288 - WAKE, my soul, stretch every nerve, •'*• And press with vigor on : A heavenly race demands thy zeal, And an immortal crown. 2 A cloud of witnesses around Hold thee in full survey : Forget the steps already trod, And onward urge thy way. 3 Tis God's all-animating voice That calls thee from on high ; 'Tis His own hand presents the prize To thine aspiring eye. 4 That prize with...
Pagina 54 - ... The Lord possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old. I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was. When there were no depths, I was brought forth : when there were no fountains abounding with water. Before the mountains were settled, before the hills was I brought forth. While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world.
Pagina 284 - Equity. 1 COME, let us search our ways, and try ; Have they been just and right ? Is the great rule of equity Our practice and delight ? 2 What we would have our neighbour do, Have we still done the same ? From others ne'er withheld the due, Which we from others claim ? 3 Have we ne'er envied others...
Pagina 283 - TIS a lovely thing to see A man of prudent heart, Whose thoughts, and lips, and life agree To act a useful part* 2 When envy, strife, and war begin, In little angry souls ; , Mark ! how the sons of peace come in, And quench the kindling coals. 3 Their minds are humble, mild, and meek; No furious passions rise ; Nor malice moves their lips to speak, Nor pride exalts their eyes.
Pagina 285 - Though to their hurt they swear : Constant and just to all they speak, For God and angels hear. 3 Still with their lips their hearts agree, Nor flatt'ring words devise : They know the God of truth can see Through ev'ry false disguise. 4 They hate th...
Pagina 217 - Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbour hath put thee to shame.

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