Friends in Council: A Series of Readings and Discourse Theoreon ..., Volume 2

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James Munroe and Company, 1853 - Conduct of life
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Page 155 - And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.
Page 156 - Gather the people together, men, and women, and children, and thy stranger that is within thy gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear the Lord your God, and observe to do all the words of this law...
Page 6 - And as David returned from the slaughter of the Philistine, Abner took him, and brought him before Saul with the head of the Philistine in his hand. And Saul said to him, Whose son art thou, thou young man? And David answered, I am the son of thy servant Jesse the Beth-lehemite.
Page 230 - Happy the man - and happy he alone He who can call today his own, He who, secure within, can say 'Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today: Be fair or foul or rain or shine, The joys I have possessed in spite of Fate are mine: Not Heaven itself upon the Past has power, But what has been has been, and I have had my hour.
Page 145 - If we then cease taking and plundering the infidel ships, and making slaves of the seamen and passengers, our lands will become of no value for want of cultivation; the rents of houses in the city will sink one half; and the revenues of government arising from its share of prizes be totally destroyed!
Page 156 - Did not he that made me in the womb make him? and did not one fashion us in the womb?
Page 170 - It deserves to be remarked, perhaps, that it is in the progressive state, while the society is advancing to the further acquisition, rather than when it has acquired its full complement of riches, that the condition of the labouring poor, of the great body of the people, seems to be the happiest and the most comfortable.
Page 155 - Thou shalt not deliver unto his master the servant which is escaped from his master unto thee: he shall dwell with thee, even among you, in that place which he shall choose in one of thy gates, where it liketh him best : thou shalt not oppress him.
Page 229 - Ille potens sui Laetusque deget, cui licet in diem Dixisse, ' Vixi : cras vel atra Nube polum Pater occupato ' Vel sole puro : non tamen irritum, 45 Quodcumque retro est, efficiet : neque Diffinget infectumque reddet, Quod fugiens semel hora vexit.

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