Fanatic Or Christian: A Story of the Pennsylvania Dutch

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Doubleday, Page, 1918 - Pennsylvania - 305 pages

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Page 116 - Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth : and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.
Page 158 - Not at all because he liked it, but because 'twas good for trade ; That the people might have calico he clothed himself in silk, And surfeited himself on cream that they might have more milk. He fed five hundred servants that the poor might not lack bread, And had his vessels made of gold that they might have more lead ; And e'en to show his sympathy with the deserving poor, He did no useful work himself, that they might do the more.
Page 5 - The mathematics and the metaphysics, Fall to them as you find your stomach serves you ; No profit grows where is no pleasure ta'en : In brief, sir, study what you most affect.
Page 171 - Paul's prayer that this present affliction, which is but for a moment, will work out for you a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.
Page 117 - the chastening rod,' And look up to my betters, and then thank God...
Page 64 - ... love. And you will have thought that you witnessed the triumph of hatred or love, of truth or of falsehood, in exact accord with the lofty or baser idea as to the happiness and aim of your life that will slowly have arisen within you. For it is our most secret desire that governs and dominates all. If your eyes look for nothing but evil, you will always see evil triumphant ; but if you have learned to let your glance rest on sincerity, simpleness, truth, you will ever discover, deep down in all...
Page 116 - Sell all that thou hast, and give it to the poor"; and when the priest says, "Sell all that thou hast and...give it to me

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