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Pàgina 40 - Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.
Pàgina 114 - A little learning is a dangerous thing ! Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again.
Pàgina 50 - For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.
Pàgina 14 - We may truly say, the lines have fallen to us in pleasant places, and we have a goodly heritage.
Pàgina 124 - The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom : a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.
Pàgina 109 - I have carefully and regularly perused these Holy Scriptures, and am of opinion, that the volume, independently of its divine origin, contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever language they may have been written.
Pàgina 115 - tis found, Amongst your friends, amongst your foes, On Christian or on heathen ground ; The flower's divine where'er it grows : Neglect the prickles and assume the rose.
Pàgina 97 - God appears to be coming forth to raise up from among the young, a generation for himself. In the multiplied means that are used for their instruction, and the great success which attends those means, I behold most cheering indications of the near approach of that day, when all shall know the Lord, from the least unto the greatest.
Pàgina 76 - He is of necessity a miserable and useless man ; and he is so, even though he be clothed in purple and fine linen, and fare sumptuously every day.
Pàgina 60 - Against revolted multitudes the cause Of truth, in word mightier than they in arms; And for the testimony of truth hast borne Universal reproach, far worse to bear Than violence: for this was all thy care To stand approved in sight of God, though worlds Judged thee perverse...

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