Jeremy Taylor

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Macmillan & Company, limited, 1903 - 234 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 102 - Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and doeth his will, him he heareth.
الصفحة 94 - Since we stay not here, being people but of a day's abode, and our age is like that of a fly, and contemporary with a gourd, we must look somewhere else for an abiding city, a place in another country to fix our house in, whose walls and foundation is God, where we must find rest, or else be restless for ever.
الصفحة 210 - To sum up all in a few words ; this great prelate had the good humor of a gentleman, the eloquence of an orator, the fancy of a poet, the acuteness of a schoolman, the profoundness of a philosopher, the wisdom of a chancellor, the sagacity of a prophet, the reason of an angel, and the piety of a saint...
الصفحة 201 - ... sole unbusy thing, Nor honey make, nor pair, nor build, nor sing. Yet well I ken the banks where Amaranths blow, Have traced the fount whence streams of nectar flow. Bloom, O ye Amaranths ! bloom for whom ye may, For me ye bloom not ! Glide, rich streams, away ! With lips unbrightened, wreathless brow, I stroll : And would you learn the spells that drowse my soul ? WORK WITHOUT HOPE draws nectar in a sieve, And HOPE without an object cannot live.
الصفحة 32 - They also that dwell in the uttermost parts of the earth shall be afraid at Thy tokens : Thou that makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to praise Thee. 9 Thou visitest the earth, and blessest it: Thou makest it very plenteous. 10 The river of God...
الصفحة 140 - Just so is it in friendships : some are worthy, and some are necessary ; some dwell hard by, and are fitted for converse ; nature joins some to us, and religion combines us with others ; society and accidents, parity of fortune, and equal dispositions, do actuate our friendships : which of themselves and in their prime disposition are prepared for all mankind according as any one can receive them.
الصفحة 77 - If we consider her person, she was in the flower of her age, " jucundum cum a;tas florida ver ageret ; " ' of a temperate, plain, and natural diet, without curiosity or an intemperate palate ; she spent less time in dressing than many servants ; her recreations were little and seldom, her prayers often, her reading much ; she was of a most noble and charitable soul, a great lover of honourable actions, and as great a despiser of base things...
الصفحة 46 - Discourse of the Liberty of Prophesying, showing the Unreasonableness of prescribing to other Men's Faith, and the Iniquity of persecuting Different Opinions.
الصفحة 20 - And now, after such a sublimity of malice, I will not instance in the sacrilegious ruin of the neighbouring temples, which needs must have perished in the flame, — nor in the disturbing the ashes of our intombed kings, devouring their dead ruins like sepulchral dogs...

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