Progress of Education and Manners

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Francis Ray, 1801 - Education - 180 pages

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Page 159 - Submit yourfelves to every ordinance of man " for the Lord's fake : whether it be to the King " as fupreme ; or unto Governors, as unto them " that are fent by him for the punifhment of evil " doers, and for the praife of them that do well.
Page 159 - For so is the will of God that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men.
Page 169 - Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of His dear Son: in whom we have redemption through His blood, even the forgiveness of sins...
Page 177 - ... political liberty does not consist in an unlimited freedom. In governments, that is, in societies directed by laws, liberty can consist only in the power of doing what we ought to will, and in not being constrained to do what we ought not to will.
Page 164 - him from the creation of the world are clearly feen, " being underftood by the things that are made, even " his eternal power and godhead...
Page 173 - ... to be in the fame ftation as the accufed, or in other words, his peers, to the end that he may not imagine he is fallen into the hands of perfons inclined to treat him with rigour. If the...
Page 170 - That ye may approve things that are excellent, that ye may be fincere, and without offence till the day of Chrift ; being filled with the fruits of righteoufnefs, which are by Jefus Chrift, unto the glory and praife of God, The Gofpel.
Page 34 - Thus they were in danger of being loft as foon as they were produced, by the misfortune of the age, a want of tafte for learning, or the manner in which they were left to pofterity, when they fell into the hands of Lycurgus. He was a man of great learning, a law-giver to a people divided and untractable, and one who had a notion that poetry influenced and civilized the minds of men ; which made him fmooth the way to his conftitution by the fongs of Thales the Cretan, whom he engaged to write upon...
Page 80 - I place virtue as the first and most necessary of those endowments that belong to a man or a gentleman, as absolutely requisite to make him valued and beloved by others, acceptable or tolerable to himself. Without that, I think, he will be happy neither in this, nor the other world.
Page 80 - And I think it would be better, if men generally rested in such an idea of God, without being too curious in their notions about a Being, which all must acknowledge incomprehensible...

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