The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East: With Historical Surveys of the Chief Writings of Each Nation...

Charles Francis Horne
Parke, Austin, and Lipscomb, 1917
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Seite 253 - And certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven devils, 3 And Joanna the wife of Chuza Herod's steward, and Susanna, and many others, which ministered unto him of their substance.
Seite 360 - Things being investigated, knowledge became complete. Their knowledge being complete, their thoughts were sincere. Their thoughts being sincere, their hearts were then rectified. Their hearts being rectified, their persons were cultivated. Their persons being cultivated, their families were regulated. Their families being regulated, their states were rightly governed. Their states being rightly governed, the whole empire was made tranquil and happy.
Seite 262 - What Heaven has conferred is called THE NATURE ; an accordance with this nature is called THE PATH of duty ; the regulation of this path is called INSTRUCTION.
Seite 266 - Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well with him : for they shall eat the fruit of their doings. Woe unto the wicked ! it shall be ill with him : for the reward of his hands shall be given him.
Seite 84 - Heaven sees as my people see ; Heaven hears as my people hear.
Seite 362 - Therefore, the superior man must be watchful over himself when he is alone. 2. There is no evil to which the mean man, dwelling retired, will not proceed, but when he sees a superior man he instantly tries to disguise himself, concealing his evil, and displaying what is good. The other beholds him, as if he saw his heart and reins : of what use is his disguise ? This is an instance of the saying — " What truly is within will be manifested without.
Seite 360 - It cannot be, when the root is neglected, that what should spring from it will be well ordered. It never has been the case that what was of great importance has been slightly cared for, and, at the same time, that what was of slight importance has been greatly cared for.
Seite 372 - I know how it is that the path of the Mean is not walked in : the knowing go beyond it, and the stupid do not come up to it. I know how it is that the path of the Mean is not understood: the men of talents and virtue go beyond it, and the worthless do not come up to it.
Seite 257 - Is there one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life?' The Master said, 'Is not RECIPROCITY such a word? What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
Seite 58 - Heaven's plan in the production of mankind is this:- that they who are first informed should instruct those who are later in being informed, and they who first apprehend principles should instruct those who are slower to do so.

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