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Six Sermons on the Nature, Occasions, Signs, Evils, and Remedy of Intemperance
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Page 5 - At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder. Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thine heart shall utter perverse things. Yea, thou shall be as he that lieth down in the midst of the sea, or as he that lieth upon the top of a mast.
Page 89 - Woe unto him that giveth his neighbour drink, that puttest thy bottle to him, and makest him drunken also...
Page 5 - Who hath woe ? who hath sorrow ? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause ? who hath redness of eyes ? They that tarry long at the wine ; they that go to seek mixed wine. Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
Page 6 - Yea, thou shalt be as he that lieth down in the midst of the sea, or as he that lieth upon the top of a mast. They have stricken me, shalt thou say, and I was not sick; they have beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.
Page 61 - Thou hast consulted shame to thy house by cutting off many people, and hast sinned against thy soul. For the stone shall cry out of the wall, and the beam out of the timber shall answer it.
Page 41 - Hitherto shalt thou come, but no farther, and here shall thy proud waves be stayed?
Page 9 - Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink: Which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!
Page 83 - But these evils are as real, as if the stone did cry out of the wall, and the beam answered it — as real, as if day and night, wailings were heard in every part of the dwelling — and blood and skeletons were seen upon every wall — as real, as if the ghostly forms of departed victims, flitted about the ship as she passed...