The Philanthropist: Or, Repository for Hints and Suggestions Calculated to Promote the Comfort and Happiness of Man, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Longman and Company, 1812 - Social service
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Page 111 - But the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom, and was unto him as a daughter.
Page 214 - THEY also are to be had accursed, that presume to say, that every man shall be saved by the law or sect which he professeth, so that he be diligent to frame his life according to that law, and the light of nature. For holy Scripture doth set out unto us only the name of Jesus Christ, whereby men must be saved.
Page 403 - Ye lust, and have not : ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain : ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not. Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.
Page 169 - Brother, listen to what we say. There was a time when our forefathers owned this great island. Their seats extended from the rising to the setting sun. The Great Spirit had made it for the use of Indians.
Page 403 - Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we ? for this man doeth many miracles. If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him : and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation.
Page 403 - If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him: and the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation.
Page 120 - But all punishment is mischief: all punishment in itself is evil. Upon the principle of utility, if it ought at all to be admitted, it ought only to be admitted in as far as it promises to exclude some greater evil.
Page 169 - He made the bear and the beaver, and their skins served us for clothing. He had scattered them over the country, and taught us how to take them. He had caused the earth to produce corn for bread. All this he had done for his red children because he loved them.
Page 169 - ... requested us to speak our minds freely; this gives us great joy, for we now consider that we stand upright before you, and can speak what we think, all have heard your voice, and all speak to you as one man; our minds are agreed.
Page 255 - From my own observations in 1773, 1774, and 1775, 1 was fully convinced that many more prisoners were destroyed by it than were put to death by all the public executions in the kingdom.

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