John Ploughman's Pictures

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H. Altemus, 1896 - Conduct of life - 219 pages
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Page 191 - ... godliness hath promise of the life that now is," as well as of that which is to come.
Page 215 - Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam. Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home; A charm from the sky seems to hallow us there, Which, seek through the world, is ne'er met with elsewhere. Home, Home, sweet, sweet Home ! There's no place like Home...
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Page 93 - Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labor for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto Me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
Page 82 - ... with a good conscience. He is sensible of no calamity but the burning a stack of corn, or the overflowing of a meadow, and thinks Noah's flood the greatest plague that ever was, not because it drowned the world, but spoiled the grass. For death he is never troubled, and if he get in but his harvest before, let it come when it will, he cares not.
Page 88 - If I were a cobbler, it would be my pride The best of all cobblers to be; If I were a tinker, no tinker beside Should mend an old kettle like me.
Page 163 - How bitter that cup, No heart can conceive, Which He drank quite up, That sinners might live. His way was much rougher And darker than mine. Did...
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Page 218 - Two birds within one nest; Two hearts within one breast; Two spirits in one fair, Firm league of love and prayer, Together bound for aye, together blest. An ear that waits to catch A hand upon the latch; A step that hastens its sweet rest to win; A world of care without, A world of strife shut out, A world of love shut in.
Page 128 - Who judgeth evil, God them amend; To judge the best therefore intend, For I am as I am and so will I end. Yet some there be that take delight To judge folks

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