Truth without fiction, and religion without disguise; or, The two Oxford students, in college, London, and the country: a true tale, by a country rector

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Seite 125 - Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth, and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the way of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes; but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment!" " Well, but,
Seite 317 - duration of eternity can excite, urges an immediate compliance with the divine admonition," " S«eek ye the Lord while he may be found, call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts ; and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy on him, and
Seite 126 - I withheld not my heart from any joy; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour, and this was my portion of all my labour. Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do : and behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit.
Seite 391 - What is man, If his chief good and market of his time Be but to sleep and feed ? A beast! no more. Sure he that made us with such large discourse, Looking before and after, gave us not That capability and god-like reason To fast in us unus'd.
Seite 126 - enjoy pleasure, and behold this also is vanity. I said of laughter, it is mad, and of mirth, what doeth it ? I sought in my heart to give myself unto wine, yet acquainting my heart with wisdom, and to lay hold on folly, till I might see what was that good for the sens of men.
Seite 390 - 1 Lo! the poor Indian, whose untutor'd mind, Sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind; His soul, proud SCIENCE, never taught to stray Far as the solar walk, or milky way; Yet
Seite 395 - The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose ; An evil soul producing holy witness, Is like a villain with a smiling cheek, A goodly apple, rotten at the heart; O, what a goodly outside falsehood hath !'
Seite 274 - known, endure, with much long-suffering, the vessels of wrath fitted to destruction ; and that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had afore prepared unto glory.' .
Seite 130 - 1 Eternal Hope ! when yonder spheres sublime Peal'd their first notes to sound the march of time. Thy joyous youth began—but not to fade— When all the sister planets have decay'd ; When wrapp'd in fire the realms of ether glow, And Heaven's last thunder shakes the world below • Thou,
Seite 358 - Gives not the hawthorn bush a sweeter shade To shepherds, looking on their silly sheep, Than doth a rich embroidered canopy To kings, that fear their subjects' treachery! O yes, it doth ; a thousand-fold, it doth.

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