On the Mental Illumination and Moral Improvement of Mankind: Or, An Inquiry Into the Means by which a General Diffusion of Knowledge and Moral Principle May be Promoted. Illustrated with Engravings
Key & Biddle, 1836 - Всего страниц: 425
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Стр. 160 - Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps: who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth : who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously...
Стр. 382 - But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly after this sort ? for all things come of thee, and of thine own have we given thee.
Стр. 25 - For the purpose of public instruction, we hold every man subject to taxation in proportion to his property, and we look not to the question whether he himself have, or have not, children to be benefited by the education for which he pays. We regard it as a wise and liberal system of policy, by which property and life, and the peace of society are secured.
Стр. 350 - And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing hearted, and brought bracelets, and earrings, and rings, and tablets, all jewels of gold : and every man that offered offered an offering of gold unto the LORD. 23 And every man, with whom was found blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' hair, and red skins of rams, and badgers
Стр. 418 - Consider the lilies of the field; they toil not, neither do they spin: yet Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Стр. 25 - By general instruction, we seek, as far as possible, to purify the whole moral atmosphere ; to keep good sentiments uppermost, and to turn the strong current of feeling and opinion, as well as the censures of the law, and the denunciations of religion, against immorality and crime. We hope for a security, beyond the law, and above the law, in the prevalence of enlightened and well-principled moral sentiment.
Стр. 165 - The length of the peacock, from the tip of the bill to the end of the tail, is about three feet eight inches.
Стр. 25 - We hope to excite a feeling of respectability and a sense of character by enlarging the capacity and increasing the sphere of intellectual enjoyment. By general instruction, we seek, as far as possible, to purify the whole moral atmosphere...
Стр. 416 - He was to be •' despised and rejected of men ;" he was to be " taken from prison and from judgment," and to be " led as a lamb to the slaughter." Though He was "a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief," yet "the Gentiles were to come to His light, and kings to the brightness of His rising.