Memoirs of Eliphalet Nott: For Sixty-two Years President of Union College

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Sheldon, 1876 - Clergy - 390 pages
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Page 192 - Who hath wounds without cause? Who hath redness of eyes? They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine. Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright: at the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
Page 299 - But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and action may be more nearly and straitly conjoined and united together than they have been; a conjunction like unto that of the two highest planets, Saturn, the planet of rest and contemplation, and Jupiter, the planet of civil society and action.
Page 57 - Therefore, seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not ; but have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully, but, by manifestation of the truth, commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
Page 53 - She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.
Page 255 - What mean ye to weep, and to break my heart ? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
Page 192 - Yea, thou shalt be as he that lieth down in the midst of the sea, or as he that lieth upon the top of a mast. They have stricken me, shalt thou say, and I was not sick; they have beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.
Page 74 - Inasmuch as ye have done it unto the least of these, ye have done it unto Me.
Page 96 - ... of truth was luminous as its path ; whose argument no change of circumstances could embarrass ; whose knowledge appeared intuitive; and who, by a single glance, and with as much facility as the eye of the eagle passes over the landscape, surveyed the whole field of controversy...
Page 206 - Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing ? and not one of them shall fall on the ground without your Father: but the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
Page 96 - ... could embarrass; whose knowledge appeared intuitive ; and who by a single glance, and with as much facility as the eye of the eagle passes over the landscape, surveyed the whole field of controversy, saw in what way truth might be most successfully defended, and how error must be approached ; and who, without ever stopping, ever hesitating, by a rapid and manly march led the listening judge and the fascinated juror, step by step, through a delightsome region...

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