Anecdotes: Social Life

Religious Tract Society, 1849 - 223 sivua

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Sivu 170 - It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men ; and the living will lay it to his heart. Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.
Sivu 176 - Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath : for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I -will repay, saith the Lord. Therefore If thine enemy hunger, feed him ; if he thirst, give him drink : for in so doing thou heap coals of fire on his head. Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
Sivu 169 - The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers.
Sivu 20 - I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them and that is the Christian religion. If they had...
Sivu 7 - For what knowest thou, O wife, whether thou shalt save thy husband ? or how knowest thou, O man, whether thou shalt save thy wife?
Sivu 80 - Well, my lords, one person is proposing this, and another is supposing that, forgetting that there is One above us all who disposes of every thing, and on whom alone we depend.
Sivu 127 - Hall) who kept a fool, to whom he one day gave a staff, with a charge to keep it till he should meet with one who was a greater fool than himself: not many years after, the nobleman fell sick, even unto death. The fool came to see him : his sick lord said to him, " .1 must shortly leave you." ' " And whither are you going?" said the fool. " Into another world," replied his lordship, " And when will you come again?
Sivu 42 - I was once going, in my gig, up the hill, in the village of FRANKFORD, near Philadelphia, when a little girl, about two years old, who had toddled away from a small house, was lying basking in the sun, in the middle of the road. About two hundred yards before I got to the child, the teams, five...
Sivu 31 - My mother had six children, three of whom died in infancy. A very affecting circumstance accompanied the death of one of them, and was a severe trial to her maternal feelings. Her then youngest child, a sweet little boy...
Sivu 184 - This the tyrant intended peremptorily to refuse, by granting it, as he conceived, on the impossible conditions of his procuring some one to remain as hostage for his return, under equal forfeiture of life. Pythias heard the conditions, and did not wait for an application "upon the part of Damon : he instantly offered himself as security for his friend ; which being accepted, Damon was immediately set at liberty.

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