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Page 366 - And let these my words, wherewith I have made supplication before the Lord, be nigh unto the Lord our God day and night, that he maintain the cause of his servant, and the cause of his people Israel at all times, as the matter shall require : That all the people of the earth may know that the Lord is God, and that there is none else.
Page 393 - M. told me he had called at the gaol, to see a man who was condemned for killing his wife ; and that, from the talk he had with one of the debtors, he verily believed it would do much good, if any one would be at the pains of now and then speaking with them.
Page 53 - And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
Page 123 - What leisure he found from his wars, he employed in the study of polite letters, and especially of eloquence, in which he would have acquired great fame, if his genius had not drawn him to the more dazzling glory of arms ; yet he pleaded several causes with applause, in the defence of his friends and clients ; and some of them in conjunction with Cicero.
Page 356 - Be studious in your profession, and you will be learned. Be industrious and frugal, and you will be rich. Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy. Be in general virtuous, and you will be happy. At least, you will, by such conduct, stand the best chance for such consequences.
Page 124 - Pompey had preferved his life nnd honour, and the republic its liberty. But he was urged to his fate by a natural fuperftition, and attention to thofe vain auguries, with which he was flattered by all the Harufpices ; he had feen the fame temper in Marius and Sylla, and obferved the happy effects of it : but they affumed it only out of policy, he out of principle.
Page 287 - Impeachment must be the sole judge, until they are handed over to the Court competent to give a final decision on their value.
Page 366 - The LORD our GOD be with us, as he was with our fathers : let him not leave us nor forsake us : That he may incline our hearts unto him, to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and his statutes, and his judgments, which he commanded our fathers.
Page 393 - In November, 1729, at which time I came to reside at Oxford, your son, my brother, myself, and one more, agreed to spend three or four evenings in a week together. Our design was to read over the classics, which we had before read in private, on common nights, and on Sunday some book in divinity.
Page 395 - A. We think of them always, wherever we are. We talk of them and to them, at home and abroad ; in peace, in war, before and after we fight ; and, indeed, whenever and wherever we meet together. Q. Where do you think your souls go after death ? A. We believe the souls of red men walk up and down near the place where they died, or where their bodies lie. For we have often heard cries and noises near the place, where any prisoners had been burnt.