A Multitude of Counsellors: Being a Collection of Codes, Precepts and Rules of Life from the Wise of All Ages

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Josephus Nelson Larned
Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1901 - 499 Seiten

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Seite 49 - Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.
Seite 132 - Ye have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth : but I say unto you, Resist not him that is evil : but whosoever smiteth thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Seite 462 - I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived...
Seite 61 - Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.
Seite 41 - And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud ; so that all the people that was in the camp trembled.
Seite 51 - Go to the ant, thou sluggard ; consider her ways, and be wise : Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.
Seite 131 - Raca, shall be in danger of the council ; but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire. Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath aught against thee, leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way ; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
Seite 29 - Foolish soul! What act of Legislature was there that thou shouldst be Happy? /A little while ago thou hadst no right to be at all. What if thou wert born and predestined not to be Happy, but to be Unhappy!
Seite 42 - Thou shalt not -covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.
Seite 281 - t that the opposed may beware of thee. Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice : Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment. Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, But not express'd in fancy; rich, not gaudy: For the apparel oft proclaims the man ; And they in France of the best rank and station Are most select and generous chief in that. Neither a borrower nor a lender be : For loan oft loses both itself and friend; And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all, — to thine...

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