Ti-ping Tien-kwoh: The History of the Ti-ping Revolution, Nide 2

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Sivu 824 - Sabbath) : therefore all the men of the world, who enjoy the blessing of the great God, should on every seventh day especially reverence and worship the great God, and praise him for his goodness.
Sivu 806 - Russia has made within the [then] last sixty-four years, are equal in extent and importance to the whole empire she had in Europe before that time...
Sivu 830 - He bade him, together with the Elder Brother, Namely Jesus, To drive away impish fiends, With the co-operation of angels. There was one who looked on with envy, Namely the King of Hades ; Who displayed much malignity, And acted like a devilish serpent. But the great God, With a high hand, Instructed His son To subdue this fiend ; And having conquered him, THE TRIMETRICAI, CLASSIC.
Sivu 829 - The great God displays Liberality deep as the sea; But the devil has injured man, In a most outrageous manner. God is therefore displeased, And has sent his Son With orders to come down into the world, Having first studied the classics. In the Ting-yew year [1837] He was received up into Heaven, Where the affairs of Heaven Were clearly pointed out to him.
Sivu 560 - Why do Christians bring us opium, and bring it directly in defiance of our own laws? That vile drug has poisoned my son — has ruined my brother — and well nigh led me to beggar my wife and children. Surely, those who import such a deleterious substance, and injure me, for the sake of gain, cannot wish me well or be in possession of a religion that is better than my own. Go first and persuade your own countrymen to relinquish this nefarious traffic, and give me a prescription to correct this vile...
Sivu 727 - I am aware that I am open to very grave censure for the course I am about to pursue ; but in the absence of advice, and knowing as I do that the Peking authorities will support the Futai in what he has done, I have made up my mind to run the risk. If I followed my own desire, I should leave now, as I have escaped unscathed, and been wonderfully successful. But the rabble called the...
Sivu 824 - Thou shalt have no other spirits (gods) beside me. Therefore all besides the great God are corrupt spirits (gods), deceiving and destroying mankind ; they must on no account be worshipped : whoever worships the whole class of corrupt spirits (gods) offends against the commands of Heaven. ' The hymn says — " Corrupt devils very easily delude the souls of men : If you perversely believe in them, you will at last go down to hell. We exhort you all, brave people, to awake from your lethargy, Aud early...
Sivu 835 - Husbands. Unbending firmness is natural to the man. Love for a wife should be qualified by prudence ; And should the lioness roar, Let not terror fill the mind. On the Duties of Wives. Women, be obedient to your three male relatives, And do not disobey your lords. When hens crow in the morning, Sorrow may be expected in the family. On the Duties of Elder Brothers' Wives. What is the duty of an elder brother's wife ? And what her most appropriate deportment ? Let her cheerfully harmonize with younger...
Sivu 827 - ... daughters to be preserved, But not allowing the sons to live ; Their bondage was severe, And very difficult to bear. The great God Viewed them with pity, And commanded Moses To return to his family. He commanded Aaron To go and meet Moses : When both addressed the king, And wrought divers miracles. The king hardened his heart, And would not let them go ; Wherefore God was angry, And sent lice and locusts. He also sent flies, Together with frogs, Which entered their palaces, And crept into their...
Sivu 825 - Should either men or women practise lewdness they arc considered outcasts, as having offended against one of the chief commands of Heaven. The casting of amorous glances, the harbouring of lustful imaginations, the smoking of foreign tobacco (opium), or the singing of libidinous songs must all be considered as breaches of this command.

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