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Page 42 - Moreover, if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone : if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established. And if he shall neglect lo hear them, tell it unto the church : but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Page 67 - But words are things, and a small drop of ink . , Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think...
Page 139 - Heaven forming each on other to depend. A master, or a servant, or a friend, Bids each on other for assistance call, Till one man's weakness grows the strength of alL Wants, frailties, passions, closer still ally The common interest, or endear the tie.
Page 25 - Scorn also to depress thy competitor by any dishonest or unworthy method : strive to raise thyself above him only by excelling him; so shall thy contest for superiority be crowned with honour, if not with success.
Page 33 - See yonder poor, o'erlabour'd wight, So abject, mean and vile, Who begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil ; And see his lordly fellow-worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful though a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn.
Page 127 - THIS INDENTURE made the twenty sixth day of June in the thirtieth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 96 - That tinkle in the withered leaves below. Stillness, accompanied with sounds so soft, Charms more than silence. Meditation here May think down hours to moments. Here the heart May give a useful lesson to the head, And Learning wiser grow without his books.
Page 27 - Miliuyr, or triplet, and the warriors' verse. Several sticks, with writing upon them, were put together, forming a kind of frame, as represented in the annexed page, which was called Peithynen, or Elucidator; and was so constructed, that each stick might be turned for the facility of reading, the end of each running out alternately on both sides of the frame. The following is a literal reading of this curious specimen in the modern orthography, with a corren translation.
Page 4 - ... and furthermore, where there be a great number of the King's subjects within this realm, which live by the craft and mystery of binding of books, and that there be a great multitude well expert in the same...
Page 129 - A taste for the exterior decoration of books has lately arisen in this country, in the gratification of which no small share of ingenuity has been displayed ; but if we are to judge of the present predilection for learning by the degree of expense thus incurred, we must consider it as greatly inferior...

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