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A System of Practical Duties, Moral and Evangelical: Rev. and Corr - Page 241
by Thomas Stackhouse - 1760 - 329 pages
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments and the ..., Volume 7

1611
...spring. It is not good to eat much honey: So for men to search their own glory is not glory. He that hath no rule over his own spirit Is like a city that is broken down, and without walls. As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, So honour is not seemly for a fool. As the bird by wandering,...
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Sermons on the following subjects viz. 'I. Concerning Christ's not appearing ...

William Clagett - 1720
...this Life. SER. C 474 J SERMON XVII. The Government of the Pafficns. PRO V. XXV. xxviii. He that hath no Rule over his own Spirit, is like a City that is broken down* and without Walls. BY a Man's own Spirit here, which he ought to rule, is meant thofe Affeftions wherewith we variously...
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Brett's Miscellany: Being a Collection of Divine, Moral, Historical, and ...

Peter Brett - Maxims - 1748 - 228 pages
...cruel, and Anger is outragious ; but who is able to lrand before Envy. Prov. xxv. 28. He that hath no Rule over his own Spirit, is like a City that is broken down and without Walls. Pro'v. xxix. 2o, 22, 23. Seeft thoa a Man that is hafly in his Words? There is more hope of a Fool,...
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Sermons upon the following subjects: the natural advantages of men for ...

John Orr (Archdeacon of Ferns.) - Religion - 1749
...State of Mind, and can be found only in a Man, who has Prov. xxv. no Rule over his own Spirit , and is like a City that is broken down, and -without. Walls. ., £. A meek and quiet Spirit farther im» plies a fincere Delire of the Harmony and Happinefs of Society,...
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The popular educator

Popular educator - 1767
...Prosperity || gains friends, adversity [j tries them. . Time || once passed || never returns. He I that hath no rule ' over his own spirit, is like a city ' that is broken down, and_without walls. Bettor ' is a dinner of herbe '. where love | is, than a stalled ox || and hatred...
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The doctrine of the passions explained and improved. Or, A brief and ...

Isaac Watts - 1770
...Government of them. By I. WATTS, DD The FIFTH EDITION, Corrected and Enlarged. PR 0 V. XX7. 28. He that hath no Rule over his own Spirit, is like a City that is broken down, and without Walls. LONDON: Printed for J. BUCKLAND, and T. LONGMAN, in Pater-nofter-Row; E. and C. DULY, in the Poultry;...
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Sermons on several subjects, publ. by B. Porteus and G. Stinton

Thomas Secker (abp. of Canterbury.) - 1771
...themfelves open without Defence, and verify the Saying of the wife King : He that hath no Rule over his oien Spirit, is like a City that is broken down, and without Walls c. Nothing requires more Coolnefs, than what ufually raifes the moft Heat : meeting with unreafonable...
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Sermons on practical subjects. To which is prefixed, some account of the ...

Henry Stebbing (barrister) - 1788
...himfelf from not governing his paffions. Solomon fays, " He that hath no rule over his own *' fpirit is like a city that is broken down, ".and without walls." — A city in this ftate affords a fcene of confufion and ruin i and fuch, Solomon fays, is the ftate of a mind where...
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Discourses on the malevolent sentiments

John Hey - 1801
...Go not " forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do " in the end thereof. " He that hath no rule over his " own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and '•* without walls". 28. In order to avoid being guided by prejudice, we should learn to discern genuine worth. St. Paul...
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The Monthly Epitome, Volume 1

William Clarke - Great Britain - 1802
...them to strike. The man of temper places himself beyond vexatious interruption. ' lie that hath • no rule over his own spirit, is like a • city that is broken down and without 1 walls,' into which enter over the ruins, toads, • serpents, vagrants, thieves, enemies — while...
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