The Church and the Press: Or, Christian Literature the Inheritance of the Church, and the Press an Educator and an Evangelist

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General Protestant Episcopal S. S. Union and Church Book Society, 1859 - Books and reading - 48 pages

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Page 15 - And he spake three thousand proverbs: and his songs were a thousand and five. And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
Page 7 - And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
Page 38 - Lastly, I should not choose this manner of writing, wherein knowing myself inferior to myself, led by the genial power of nature to another task, I have the use, as I may account it, but of my left hand...
Page 3 - And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge ; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out and set in order many proverbs. The preacher sought to find out acceptable words : and that which was written was upright, even words of truth.
Page 14 - And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.
Page 12 - As for the ungodly, it is not so with them; but they are like the chaff, which the wind scattereth away from the face of the earth.
Page 40 - ... of men, which daily thrills upon our ears and syllables our thoughts, which speaks to us through our correspondents, and dictates when we put pen to paper. Whether we will or no, the phraseology and diction of Shakespeare, of the Protestant formularies, of Milton, of Pope, of Johnson's Tabletalk, and of Walter Scott, have become a portion of the vernacular tongue, the household words, of which perhaps we little guess the origin, and the very idioms of our familiar conversation.
Page 9 - The lip of truth shall be established forever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
Page 27 - And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant riches.
Page 12 - Blessed is the man who hath not walked in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stood in the way of sinners...

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