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Page 9 - He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations. 9 Which covenant he made with Abraham, and his oath unto Isaac; '"and confirmed the same unto Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant, " saying, 'Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance/ "when they were but a few men in number; yea, very few, and strangers in it.
Page 230 - The prospect of beauty, of safety, and of wealth, united in a single spot, was sufficient to justify the choice of Constantine. But as some decent mixture of prodigy and fable has, in every age, been supposed to reflect a becoming majesty on the origin of great...
Page 168 - His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.
Page 9 - When they went from one nation to another, from one kingdom to another people; He suffered no man to do them wrong: yea, he reproved kings for their sakes; Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.
Page 358 - It is our pleasure (such is the Imperial style) that all the nations, which are governed by our clemency and moderation, should steadfastly adhere to the religion which was taught by St. Peter to the Romans; which faithful tradition has preserved; and which is now professed by the pontiff Damasus, and by Peter, bishop of Alexandria, a man of apostolic holiness.
Page 574 - THUS saith the Lord, Keep ye judgment, and do justice: For my salvation is near to come, And my righteousness to be revealed. Blessed is the man that doeth this, And the son of man that layeth hold on it; That keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, And keepeth his hand from doing any evil.
Page 596 - And after these things I saw four angels standing on the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth nor on the sea nor on any tree.
Page 568 - Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses; Nor scrip for your journey, neither two coats, neither shoes, nor yet staves: for the workman is worthy of his meat.
Page 167 - This he naturally interpreted of his overcoming the Persians, though the oracle was so framed as to admit of an opposite meaning. Croesus made war against the Persians, and was ruined ; and the oracle continued to maintain its credit.
Page 216 - The latter should meet with no mercy ; he assumes the office of the Tempter, and, so far forth as his error goes, must be dealt with by the competent authority, as if he were embodied evil. To spare him is a false and dangerous pity. It is to endanger the souls of thousands, and it is uncharitable towards himself.