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Page 47 - Shall it fail a good man ? Is God so negligent of His own institutions, of His servants, of His witnesses, whom alone He uses for examples to the uninstructed, to show that He exists, and. that He administers the universe rightly, and doth not neglect human affairs ; and that no evil can happen to a good man, either living or dead ? What, then, is the case, when He doth not bestow food?
Page 77 - ... countervailed the anguish of his frame, so as to leave him at all times master of himself. To him might well be applied that fine observation of Tully — " When the wounded are carried off the field, the raw soldier uses the most mean and indecent exclamations ; but the old weather-beaten veteran, made bold by his wounds, only calls for the surgeon to bind them up !" ' The application of this passage will not perhaps appear less apposite, by the relation of the following remark which he made...