Aids to reflection in the formation of a manly character on the several grounds of prudence, morality and religion

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1839
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Page 42 - He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.
Page 92 - For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God? "And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?
Page 310 - The hour is coming, in the which all that are in the grave shall hear his voice, and shall come forth : they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life ; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation...
Page 71 - And, lo, thou art unto them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument: for they hear thy words, but they do them not.
Page 11 - Lord! with what care hast thou begirt us round! Parents first season us. Then schoolmasters Deliver us to laws. They send us bound To rules of reason. Holy messengers; Pulpits and Sundays; sorrow dogging sin; Afflictions sorted ; anguish of all sizes; Fine nets and stratagems to catch us in!
Page 155 - And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit.
Page 57 - As he that taketh away a garment in cold weather, and as vinegar upon nitre: so is he that singeth songs to an heavy heart.
Page xxxviii - To vital spirits aspire, to animal, To intellectual ; give both life and sense, Fancy and understanding; whence the soul Reason receives, and reason is her being, Discursive or intuitive ; discourse Is oftest yours, the latter most is ours ; Differing but in degree, of kind the same.
Page 76 - ... meanness of apparel, and in others, under either neat or rich attire, a very humble unaffected mind : using it upon some of the aforementioned engagements, or such like, and yet, the heart not at all upon it. Magnus...
Page 50 - I at all question but they will furnish plenty of noble matter for such whose converting imaginations dispose them to reduce all things into types ; who can make shadows, no thanks to the sun ; and then mould them into substances, no thanks to philosophy ; whose peculiar talent lies in fixing tropes and allegories to the letter, and refining what is literal into figure and mystery.

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