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Seite 90 - tis slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword ; whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile ; * whose breath Rides on the posting winds, and doth belie All corners of the world : kings, queens, and states,3 Maids, matrons, nay, the secrets of the grave This viperous slander enters.
Seite 129 - tis madness to defer: Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time; Year after year it steals, till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene.
Seite 168 - For the love of money is the root of all evil : which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
Seite 179 - And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and the highest himself shall establish her. The Lord shall count, when he writeth up the people, that this man was born there.
Seite 64 - What though in lonely grief I sigh For friends beloved, no longer nigh, Submissive still would I reply,
Seite 23 - ... to be both impudent and bashful. We have frequent instances of this odd kind of mixture in people of depraved minds and mean education; who, though they are not able to meet a man's eyes, or pronounce a sentence without confusion, can voluntarily commit the greatest villanies, or most indecent actions.
Seite 91 - God, the One enthroned from long ago, will hear, and will humiliate them Selah because they do not change and do not «fear God. 20 He3 acts violently against those at peace with him; he violates his covenant. 21 His buttery words are smooth,b but war is in his heart.
Seite 191 - WHEN, my Saviour, shall I be Perfectly resigned to thee ? Poor and low in my own eyes, Only in thy wisdom wise ! 2 Only thee content to know, Ignorant of all below; Only guided by thy light ; Only mighty in thy might ! 3 So I may thy Spirit know, Let him as he listeth blow : Let the manner be unknown, So I may with thee be one.
Seite 61 - ... may descend, and the floods come, and the winds blow and beat upon it, and it will not fall.
Seite 18 - THE bird in his cage pursued me into my room. I sat down close by my table, and, leaning my head upon my hand, I began to figure to myself the miseries of confinement I was in a right frame for it, and so I gave full scope to my imagination. I was going to begin with the millions of my fellow-creatures born to no inheritance but slavery: but finding, however affecting the picture was, that I could not bring it...