The Works of Vicesimus Knox, D. D.: With a Biographical Preface ...

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J. Mawman, 1824
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Pàgina 574 - Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot...
Pàgina 497 - What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou fleddest? thou Jordan, that thou wast driven back? 6. Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams; and ye little hills, like lambs? 7. Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob; 8.
Pàgina 587 - Be wise now, therefore, O ye kings ; be learned, ye that are judges of the earth. 11 Serve the LORD in fear, and rejoice unto him with reverence. 12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and so ye perish from the right way : if his wrath be kindled, yea but a little, blessed are all they that put their trust in him.
Pàgina 150 - And now, gentlemen, on this serious day when I come, as it were, to make up my account with you, let me take to myself some degree of honest pride on the nature of the charges that are against me. I do not here stand before you accused of venality, or of neglect of duty. It is not said that, in the long period of my service, I have, in a single instance, sacrificed the slightest of your interests to my ambition, or to my fortune. It is not alleged that, to...
Pàgina 176 - And the king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept: and as he went, thus he said, 0 my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom!
Pàgina 139 - That one half of the world knows not how the other half lives, is a common and juft obfervation.
Pàgina 173 - Scripture beautifully expresses it, walking in the ways of his own heart, and in the sight of his own eyes.
Pàgina 151 - No ! the charges against me are all of one kind : that I have pushed the principles of general justice and benevolence too far, — further than a cautious policy would warrant, and further than the opinions of many would go along with me. In every accident which may happen through life, in pain, in sorrow, in depression, and distress, I will call to mind this accusation, and be comforted.
Pàgina 336 - Jesus, or upon any of his friends, nor thrown out one reflection against his enemies : although much of both kinds might have been, and no doubt would have been done by them, had they been governed either by a spirit of imposture or enthusiasm. Christ's life is not praised...
Pàgina 496 - ... does create in us those virtues which reason of herself never knew, and, after they are known, could never approve sufficiently. It is a doctrine in which nothing is superfluous or burdensome, nor yet is there any thing wanting which can procure happiness to mankind, or by which God can be glorified...

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