The Power of Kindness: Inculcating the Principles of Benevolence and Love

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Fowler and Wells, 1856 - Kindness - 180 pages
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Page 63 - Speak gently! — It is better far To rule by love than fear — Speak gently — let no harsh words mar The good we might do here!
Page 41 - This is the portion of a wicked man with God, And the heritage of oppressors, which they shall receive of the Almighty. If his children be multiplied, it is for the sword : And his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.
Page 56 - My little finger shall be thicker than my father's loins. For, whereas my father put a heavy yoke upon you, I will put more to your yoke : my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.
Page 41 - Some angel guide my pencil, while I draw, What nothing less than angel can exceed, A man on earth devoted to the skies; Like ships in seas, while in, above the world. With aspect mild, and elevated eye, Behold him seated on a mount serene, Above the fogs of sense, and passion's storm ; All the black cares and tumults of this life, Like harmless thunders, breaking at his feet, Excite his pity, not impair his peace.
Page 14 - ... accomplishment of it as one of the chief felicities attendant on a fortunate man. But how much more magnanimous, how much more beneficial to mankind, is forgiveness! It is more magnanimous, because every generous and exalted disposition of the human mind is. requisite to the practice of it; for...
Page 53 - The first man on whom the experiment was to be tried was an English captain, whose history no one knew, as he had been in chains forty years. He was thought to be one of the most furious among them ; his keepers approached him with caution, as he had in a fit of fury killed one of them on the spot with a blow from his manacles. He was chained more rigorously than any of the others. Pinel entered his cell unattended, and calmly...
Page 63 - Speak gently to the young ; for they Will have enough to bear, Pass through this life as best they may,. 'Tis full of anxious care. Speak gently to the aged one, — Grieve not the care-worn heart; The sands of life are nearly run: Let such in peace depart. Speak gently...
Page 7 - And when he had thus spoken, one of the officers which stood by struck Jesus with the palm of his hand, saying, Answerest thou the high priest so ? 23 Jesus answered him, If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil : but if well, why smitest thou me?
Page 75 - This Is one of the most ingenious inventions of the age. A cast made of plaster of Paris, the size of the human head, on which the exact location of each of the Phrenological organs is represented, fully developed, with all the divisions and classification?.

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