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Page 139 - Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath : for it is written, Vengeance is 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 410 - And besides, it may be doubted whether they will say anything at all about you. Many unhappy persons seem to imagine that they are always in an amphitheatre, with the assembled world as spectators ; whereas all the while they are playing to empty benches. They fancy too, that they form the particular theme of every passer-by. If, however, they must listen to imaginary conversations about themselves, they might, at any rate, defy the proverb, and insist upon hearing themselves well spoken of.
Page 136 - Be careful for nothing ; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
Page 26 - A Christian builds his fortitude on a better foundation than Stoicism ; he is pleased with every thing that happens, because he knows it could not happen unless it had first pleased God, and that which pleases him must be the best.
Page 241 - Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in death they were not divided : they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.
Page 494 - The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.
Page 420 - ... people by way of precaution. In hot weather the chief thing to be aimed at is, to produce a light and cool feeling, both by the management of the room and the nature of the repast. In winter, warmth and substantial diet afford the most satisfaction. In damp weather, when the digestion is the weakest, the diet ought to be most moderate in quantity, but rather of a warm and stimulating nature; and in bracing weather, I think plain substantial food the most appropriate. By studying to suit the repast...
Page 230 - And if your ample fortune incline you to regard the sum as scarcely worth the little trouble which would have been required to prevent the loss, consider the extent of good which it might have accomplished, had it been employed in feeding the hungry and clothing the naked. Be regular in requiring, and punctual in examining, your weekly accounts. Be frugal without parsimony ; save, that you may distribute. Study the comfort of all under your roof, even of the humblest inhabitant of the kitchen. Pinch...
Page 135 - LORD, raise up, we pray thee, thy power, and come among us, and with great might succour us ; that whereas, through our sins and wickedness, we are sore let and hindered in running the race that is set before us, thy bountiful grace and mercy may speedily help and deliver us, through the satisfaction of thy Son our LORD : to whom, with thee and the HOLY GHOST, be honour and glory, world without end. Amen.