The Works of Hannah More, in Four Volumes: Including Several Pieces Never Before Published, Volume 3

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D. Graisberry, 1803 - Conduct of life - 393 pages

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Page 20 - Art Thou He that cometh or look we for another? And Jesus answered and said unto them, Go your way and tell John the things which ye do hear and see : the blind receive their sight and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up and the poor have good tidings preached to them : and blessed is he whosoever shall find none occasion of stumbling in Me.
Page 99 - But the end of all things is at hand : be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.
Page 154 - What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?
Page 148 - Jones, those who teach the poor must indeed give line upon line, precept upon precept, here a little and there a little, as they can receive it. So that teaching must be a great grievance to those who do not really make it a labour of love.
Page 114 - ... godliness hath promise of the life that now is," as well as of that which is to come.
Page 399 - How small, of all that human hearts endure, That part which kings or laws can cause or cure!
Page 4 - Yet he does what he can, and more than many richer men do, and more than he can well afford. Besides that, his prayers and good advice we are always sure of; and we are truly thankful for that, for a man must give, you know, sir, according to what he hath, and not according to what he hath not.
Page 354 - So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found, Among the faithless faithful only he; Among innumerable false unmoved, Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal ; Nor number nor example with him wrought To swerve from truth, or change his constant mind, Though single.
Page 279 - I take encouragement tb,at that glorious prophecy, that " of the increase of his government there shall be no " end," seems to be gradually accomplishing; and in no instance more, perhaps, than in the noble attempt about to be made for the abolition of the African Slave-trade*.

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