Proverbial Philosophy: A Book of Thoughts and Arguments, Originally Treated

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E.H. Butler & Company, 1851 - Proverbs - 276 pages

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Page 497 - Thou art not yet fifty years old, and hast Thou seen Abraham?" Jesus said unto them, "Verily, verily, I say unto you, before Abraham was, I am.
Page 497 - Behold, my servant shall deal prudently, he shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high. As many were astonied at thee, (his visage was so marred more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men...
Page 6 - APOSTOLICAL PREACHING CONSIDERED, in an Examination of St. Paul's Epistles. Also, Four Sermons on Subjects relating to the Christian Ministry, and preached on different occasions.
Page 221 - A BABE in a house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love : A resting place for innocence on earth ; a link between angels and men...
Page 6 - A TREATISE on the RECORDS of the CREATION, and on the MORAL ATTRIBUTES of the CREATOR.
Page 210 - LOVE : — what a volume in a word, an ocean in a tear, A seventh heaven in a glance, a whirlwind in a sigh, The lightning in a touch, a millennium in a moment...
Page 508 - And he set up the pillars in the porch of the temple : and he set up the right pillar, and called the name thereof Jachin : and he set up the left pillar, and called the name thereof Boaz.
Page 15 - They are, in truth, as appears to us, compositions of very rare merit, and realise a notion we have always entertained, that a sermon for our rural congregations there somewhere was, if it could be hit off, which in language should be familiar without being plain, and in matter solid without being abstruse."— Quarterly Review.
Page 498 - Thus saith the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel ; Because ye have obeyed the commandment of Jonadab your father, and kept all his precepts, and done according unto all that he hath commanded you: therefore thus saith the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel; Jonadab the son of Rechab shall not want a man to stand before me for ever.
Page 21 - NIGHT of TOIL ; or, a Familiar Account of the Labours of the First Missionaries in the South Sea. Islands. By the Author of " The Peep of Day," *' Near Home,

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