A Memorial of Francis Barham: A Selection of Autobiographical and Other Compositions from His Unpublished Manuscripts Together with a Few Papers and Reports of Lectures that Have Already Been Published

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Fred. Pitman, 1873 - English language - 493 pages
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Page xliii - If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink: for thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the Lord shall reward thee.
Page xxxvii - God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth. 7 Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the strength of mine head; Judah is my lawgiver; 8 Moab my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe: Philistia, triumph thou because of me.
Page li - All things come alike to all : there is one event to the righteous, and to the wicked ; to the good and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him that sacrificed!, and to him that sacrificeth not : as is the good, so is the sinner ; and he that sweareth, as he that feareth an oath.
Page xlvii - For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath; so that a man hath no pre-eminence above a beast: for all is vanity. All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.
Page xxvii - No doubt but ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you. But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you: yea, who knoweth not such things as these?
Page xxiii - The things that my soul refused to touch are as my sorrowful meat. O that I might have my request; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for ! Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!
Page xlvii - For there is no remembrance of the wise more than of the fool for ever; seeing that which now is in the days to come shall all be forgotten. And how dieth the wise man? as the fool.
Page xlvii - Yea, I hated all my labour which I had taken under the sun: because I should leave it unto the man that shall be after me. And who knoweth whether he shall be a wise man or a fool...
Page xxxix - Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth. Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe ; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love.
Page xli - A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: And their contentions are like the bars of a castle.

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