The Living Age ..., Volume 245

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Page 636 - Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth: * lest the Lord see it, and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath from him.
Page 527 - I think that the poorest he that is in England hath a life to live as the greatest he; and therefore truly, sir, I think it's clear, that every man that is to live under a government ought first by his own consent to put himself under that government...
Page 462 - I will not cease from Mental Fight, Nor shall my Sword sleep in my hand Till we have built Jerusalem In England's green and pleasant Land.
Page 637 - He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.
Page 265 - In place of ruthless selfassertion, it demands self-restraint; in place of thrusting aside or treading down all competitors, it requires that the individual shall not merely respect, but shall help his fellows; its influence is directed not so much to the survival of the fittest as to the fitting of as many as possible to survive.
Page 336 - We see in needleworks and embroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground : judge therefore of the pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed ; for Prosperity doth best discover vice, but Adversity doth best discover virtue.
Page 611 - And why? I was grieved at the wicked : I do also see the ungodly in such prosperity.
Page 258 - I have already urged, the practice of that which is ethically best — what we call goodness or virtue — involves a course of conduct which, in all respects, is opposed to that which leads to success in the cosmic struggle for existence.
Page 269 - ... them; and that these primitive particles being solids are incomparably harder than any porous bodies compounded of them, even so very hard as never to wear or break in pieces, no ordinary power being able to divide what God himself made one in the first creation.
Page 523 - the progress of all through all, under the leadership of the best and the wisest.

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