The Sermons of Mr. Yorick, Volume 2

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R. and J. Dodsley, 1760 - Sermons, English - 238 pages

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Page 149 - Let us make a little chamber, I pray thee, on the wall; and let us set for him there a bed, and a table, and a stool, and a candlestick : and it shall be, when he cometh to us, that he shall turn in thither.
Page 47 - In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.
Page 84 - Man that is born of a woman Is of few days, and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down : He fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.
Page 130 - So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee, now, the trespass of thy brethren, and their sin ; for they did unto thee evil : and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God of thy father.
Page 139 - Admonish a friend, it may be he hath not done it: and if he have done it, that he do it no more. Admonish thy friend, it may be he hath not said it: and if he have, that he speak it not again. Admonish a friend: for many times it is a slander, and believe not every tale.
Page 29 - ... even the race is not to the fwift, nor the battle to the ftrong...
Page 207 - ... these are able to encounter the worst emergencies ; and to bear us up under all the changes and chances to which our life is subject.
Page 214 - ... mixture of good and evil, and therefore, the true way to contentment is to know how to receive these certain vicissitudes of life, — the returns of good and evil, so as neither to be exalted by the one, or overthrown...
Page 40 - All hiftory is full of fuch teftimonies, which though they may convince thofe who look no deeper than the furface of things, that time and chance happen to all, — yet, to thofe who...

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