An Ethical Essay: Or, an Attempt to Enumerate the Several Duties which We Owe to God, Our Saviour, Our Neighbour and Ourselves, and the Virtues and Graces of the Christian Life; Contrasted on the Opposite Pages with Their Opposite Vices and Ill Dispositions. To Each of which are Subjoined Some Loose Notes, Imperfect Hints, and Common Observations, Serving to Illustrate, Limit, Or Enforce Them. Intended to Assist in the Important Duty of Self-examination

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Foote, & Brown, prs., 1830 - Christian ethics - 183 pages
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Page 73 - And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due unto him.
Page ii - Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the thirtieth day of June, AD 1826, and in the fiftieth year of the independence of the United States of America, JP DABNEY, of the said District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the ' right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : — A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for social and private worship.
Page 149 - If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.
Page 43 - How, and in what particular way it had this efficacy, there are not wanting persons who have endeavoured to explain ; but I do not find that the Scripture has explained it.
Page 19 - And now, Israel, what doth the Lord thy God require of thee, but to fear the Lord thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul...
Page 173 - Thus, we repeat, He admonishes men to return to God ; to reestablish their original likeness to him ; and He, who is " the brightness of his Father's glory, and the express image of his person...
Page 161 - When he was reviled, he reviled not again. When he suffered he threatened not, but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously.
Page 103 - He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls.
Page 17 - And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all His ways, and to love Him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul...
Page 87 - A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.

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