The life of William Wilberforce. By R.I. and S. Wilberforce

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Page 107 - Finally, thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength, and thy neighbour as thyself ; for this is the whole of the law and the prophets, and none other commandment is greater than these.
Page 84 - Christ is made unto us sanctification, and our heavenly Father will give His Holy Spirit to them that ask Him.
Page 294 - What profit is there in my blood when I go down to the pit ? Shall the dust give thanks unto Thee : or shall it declare Thy truth?
Page 15 - Government," he says in a letter on this subject, " had been for some months before the breaking out of the war, negotiating with the principal European powers, for the purpose of obtaining a joint representation to France, assuring her that if she would formally engage to keep within her limits, and not molest her neighbours, she should be suffered to settle her own internal government and constitution without interference. I never was so earnest with Mr. Pitt on any other occasion...
Page 40 - That the influence of the Crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished:
Page 382 - Behold I stand at the door, and knock : if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him and will sup with him, and he with me.
Page 365 - And he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? give an account of thy stewardship; for thou mayest be no longer steward.
Page 243 - ... may my light so shine before men, that they may see my good works, and glorify thee.
Page 56 - what seemed a mere shrimp, mount upon the table, but, as I listened, he grew and grew, until the shrimp became a whale.
Page 153 - At length, I well remember, after a conversation in the open air at the root of an old tree at Pitt's, at Holwood, just above the steep descent into the vale of Keston, I resolved to give notice on a fit occasion in the House of Commons of my intention to bring the subject forward.

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