Annual Report of the Maine Temperance Society
The Society, 1833
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Pàgina 90 - If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they die: then the ox shall be surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be quit.
Pàgina 90 - And surely your blood of your lives will I require: at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man. 6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.
Pàgina 90 - That all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain natural inherent and unalienable rights, amongst which are the enjoying and defending life and liberty; acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.
Pàgina 90 - But if the ox were wont to push with his horn in time past, and it hath been testified to his owner, and he hath not kept him in, but that he hath killed a man or a woman ; the ox shall be stoned, and his owner also shall be put to death.
Pàgina 84 - If meat make my brother to offend, I will eat no meat while the world standeth, lest I make my brother to offend — One believeth that he may eat all things : another, who is weak, eateth herbs.
Pàgina 95 - He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much : and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.
Pàgina 54 - He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks ; till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.
Pàgina 131 - This old and exceeding sinner — this wonderful monument of the patience of God — now sits " at the feet of Jesus, clothed and in his right mind." Harmony has taken the place of discord in his family ; and that aged breast, which, for twenty years, was agitated with the untold horrors of the drunkard, is now the abode of " quietness and assurance for ever.
Pàgina 89 - Enacted, that if any person or persons shall set fire to any pile or combustible stud', or be any ways concerned in causing or making a Bonfire, in any street or lane, or any other part of any Town or District within this Commonwealth, such Bonfire being within Ten Rods of any house or building, every person so offending, shall for each offence forfeit and pay the sum of Eight Dollars, or be imprisoned not exceeding one month...
Pàgina 130 - Rensselaerville and Katskill in this state. He removed to this village upwards of twenty years ago. He was fond of liquor then, and had left the ministry shortly before. Soon he became a drunkard and a gambler ; and the lips which had taught others the way of truth and life, were now eminently profane and obscene. No other man amongst us has over done half so much to corrupt our youth, as Elder Beeman has done.