The Apology of an Officer, for Withdrawing from the Profession of Arms: Contained in a Letter Addressed to the King : and a Series of Letters to a Friend on the Causes and Evils of War, Its Unlawfulness, &c

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Charles Fox, 1833 - Peace - 272 pages
 

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Page 248 - place, until the day dawn, and the day-star arise in your hearts; knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of any private interpretation. For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man ; but holy men of God spake as they were moved of the Holy Ghost
Page 237 - mine; I will repay, saith the Lord. Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him ; if he thirst, give him drink : for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head. Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
Page 140 - rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust; because they have cast away the law of the LORD of Hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel: therefore is the anger of the Lord kindled against his people, and he hath stretched forth his hand, and smitten
Page 140 - darkness for light, and light for darkness." " Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight." "Woe unto them which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him. Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and the flame consumeth the chaff, so their root shall be
Page 48 - I well might lodge a fear To be again displaced; which to avoid, I cut them off, and had a purpose now To lead out many to the Holy Land, Lest rest and lying still might make them look Too near into my state. Therefore, my Harry, Be it thy course to busy giddy minds With foreign quarrels.
Page 150 - Then ye shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and destroy all their pictures, and destroy all their molten images, and quite pluck down all their high places. And ye shall dispossess the inhabitants of the land, and dwell therein : for I have given you the laud to possess it.
Page 141 - Because men have cast away the law of the Lord of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel: therefore is the anger of the Lord kindled against his people, and he hath stretched forth his hand, and smitten them.
Page 261 - If the sun be risen upon him, there shall be blood shed for him: for he should make full restitution ; if he have nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft. If the theft be certainly found in his hand alive, whether it be ox, or ass, or sheep, he shall (not be hung by
Page 267 - they shall sit every man under his vine, and under his fig-tree, and none shall make them afraid; for the mouth of the Lord of Hosts hath spoken it.
Page 250 - the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty -man glory in his might: let not the rich man glory in his riches."— Jer. ix.

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