Councels at Home, Interspersed with Entertaining Tales and Interesting Anecdotes

J. Harris, 1831

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Seite 59 - And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud: for he is a god. Either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is on a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awakened.
Seite 58 - And they took the bullock which was given them, and they dressed it, and called on the name of Baal from morning even until noon, saying, 0 Baal, hear us.
Seite 58 - And all the people answered and said, It is well spoken. 25 And Elijah said unto the prophets of Baal, Choose you one bullock for yourselves, and dress it first ; for ye are many ; and call on the name of your gods, but put no fire under.
Seite 33 - Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had lamented him, and buried him in Ramah, even in his own city. And Saul had put away those that had familiar spirits, and the wizards, out of the land.
Seite 30 - I say to you, unless you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.
Seite 75 - The good old man walked before, and conducted them out of the valley. After a quarter of an hour's march, they found a fine field of barley : " There is the very thing we want,
Seite 30 - Congees, and had made a play according to the custom of their country, when Thomas dug a grave in' which he laid himself down, desiring his companions to cover him up for the space of one hour ; but that if he did not rise again in another place, in that time, they were to open the grave.
Seite 99 - ... practice however which I do not strenuously recommend. The action of the pen will doubtless imprint an idea on the mind as well as on the paper; but I much question whether the benefits of this laborious method are adequate to the waste of time; and I must agree with Dr Johnson (Idler No. 74) 'that what is twice read is commonly better remembered than what is transcribed'.
Seite 17 - Denmark> who reigned in the middle of the tenth century) had founded on the coafts of Pomerania, which he had fubdued, a city named Julin or Jomfburg ; where he fent a colony of young Danes, and beftowed the government on a celebrated warrior named Palnatoko. This new Lycurgus had made of that city a fecond Sparta, and every thing was...
Seite 29 - The nurse who had attended her labour with her former children seeing her in this extremity, threw herself on her knees before her, and said, " O! Madam, if you will make a vow not to bring up the child you now carry in the religion of the heretics, but will dedicate it to our holy church, I will pray to the Virgin to grant it life.

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