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A Juvenile Guide, Or, Manual of Good Manners, by Lovers of Youth
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Page 38 - Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours ; And ask them, what report they bore to heaven : And how they might have borne more welcome news.
Page 54 - For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth ; and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth. If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons ; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not 1 But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all . are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.
Page 62 - True wit, or sense, never yet made anybody laugh ; they are above it : they please the mind, and give a cheerfulness to the countenance. But it is low buffoonery, or silly accidents, that always excite laughter ; and that is what people of sense and breeding should show themselves above.
Page 71 - ... have despised his mercy, and persisted in rebellion against him : when all the hidden things of darkness shall be brought to light, and the counsels of the heart...
Page 37 - Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears; while the used key is always bright, as Poor Richard says. But dost thou love life, then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of, as Poor Richard says.
Page 80 - In disputes be not so desirous to overcome, as not to give liberty to each one to deliver his opinion, and submit to the judgment of the major part, especially if they are judges of the dispute.
Page 131 - For at the first she will walk with him by crooked ways, and bring fear and dread upon him, and torment him with her discipline, until she may trust his soul, and try him by her laws.
Page 131 - Honor and shame from no condition rise ; Act well your part, there all the honor lies.
Page 53 - Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility : for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.