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Page 46 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Page 45 - The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the LORD.
Page 17 - ... resign without a sigh the dignity of independence. It could be easily proved that if charity were carried to its utmost extent, it would unhinge the constitution of society. It would expel from the land the blessings of industry. Every man would repose on the beneficence of another.
Page 19 - You may depend upon it, religion is, in its essence, the most gentlemanly thing in the world. It will alone gentilize, if unmixed with cant ; and I know nothing else that will, alone. Certainly not the army, which is thought to be the grand embellisher of manners.
Page 59 - I look upon every man as a suicide from the moment he takes the dice-box desperately in hand, and all that follows in his career from that fatal time is only sharpening the dagger before he strikes it to his heart.
Page 33 - It's hardly in a body's pow'r, To keep, at times, frae being sour, To see how things are shar'd ; How best o...
Page 22 - It is possible that a wise and good man may be prevailed on to game ; but it is impossible that a professed gamester should be a wise and good man.
Page 5 - There's no dearth of kindness In this world of ours, Only in our blindness We gather thorns for flowers.