Lectures to Young Men: On the Formation of Character, & C ... Addressed to the Young Men of Hartford and New Haven

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Belknap and Hamersley, 1842 - 172 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 53 - 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 150 - 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 129 - We are journeying unto the place of which the LORD said, I will give it you : come thou with us, and we will do thee good : for the LORD hath spoken good concerning Israel.
Pàgina 67 - 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 54 - All the presidents of the kingdom, the governors, and the princes, the counsellors, and the captains, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a firm decree, that whosoever shall ask a petition of any God or man for thirty days, save of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.
Pàgina 144 - 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 129 - I behold most cheering indications of the near approach of that day, when all shall know the Lord, from the least unto the greatest. It is one of the most animating signs of the times in which we live, that, in all our cities and towns, there are to be seen great numbers of young people, devoting themselves to the service of God. And as I see them going forth to the work, and to the rewards, to which their Saviour is calling them, I seem to hear them say to all who are lingering behind, — We are...
Pàgina 150 - 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.

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