The Counsels of a Father, in Four Letters of Sir Matthew Hale to His Children. To which is Added, The Practical Life of a True Christian ... With a New Memoir of the Author's Life ... Second Edition
Taylor and Hessey, 1817 - 207 páginas
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Página 166 - Man knoweth not the price thereof; neither is it found in the land of the living. The depth saith, It is not in me; and the sea saith, It is not with me.
Página 81 - If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, From doing thy pleasure on my holy day ; And call the sabbath a delight, The holy of the Lord, honourable; And shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, Nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words: Then shalt thou delight thyself in the Lord...
Página 24 - Not to be solicitous what men will say or think, so long as I keep myself exactly according to the rules of justice. " XIII. If in criminals it be a measuring cast, to incline to mercy and acquittal.
Página 204 - THE STUDENT'S JOURNAL. Arranged, Printed, and Ruled for receiving an Account of every Day's Employment for the space of One Year. With an Index and Appendix.
Página 50 - If any person, that you do not very well know to be a person of truth, sobriety and weight, relate strange stories, be not too ready or easy to believe them, nor report them after him. And yet, unless he be one of your familiar acquaintance, be not too forward to contradict him ; or, if the necessity of the occasion...
Página 203 - We are happy to announce another publication of this judicious and useful writer, particularly as we think that the present •will be found among the most valuable of Mrs Taylor's productions The...
Página 105 - Do ye thus requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he thy father that hath bought thee? hath he not made thee, and established thee?
Página 204 - LETTERS from an ELDER to a YOUNGER BROTHER, on the CONDUCT to be pursued in LIFE. By W. HUSSEY. Third Edition, in 2 vols.