Epitome of English literature; or, A concentration of the matter of standard English authors, ed. under the superintendence of A. J. Valpy

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Página 38 - Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Página 169 - Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience" sake ; for, for this cause, pay ye tribute also; for they are God's ministers, attending continually upon this very thing. Render therefore to all their dues ; tribute, to whom tribute is due ; custom, to whom custom ; fear, to whom fear ; honor, to whom honor.
Página 172 - Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evil-doers, and for the praise of them that do well. For so is the will of God, that with well-doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men: As free, and not using your liberty for a cloak of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.
Página 129 - For ye have need of patience; that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise. For yet a little while, and he that shall come will come, and will not tarry.
Página 89 - And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church : but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Página 43 - Temures promised the garrison of Sebastia, that, if they would surrender, no blood should be shed. The garrison surrendered ; and Temures buried them all alive. Now Temures fulfilled the promise in one sense, and in the sense too in which he intended it at the time; but not in the sense in which the garrison of Sebastia actually received it, nor in the sense in which Temures himself knew...
Página 169 - For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid .of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same: for he is the minister of God to thee for good.
Página 173 - To do what we will, is natural liberty ; to do what we will, consistently with the interest of the community to which we belong, is civil liberty; that is to say, the only liberty to be desired in a state of civil society.
Página 143 - Wherefore I caused them to go forth out of the land of Egypt, and brought them into the wilderness. And I gave them my statutes, and shewed them my judgments, which if a man do, he shall even live in them. Moreover also I gave them my sabbaths, to be a sign between me and them, that they might know that I am the Lord that sanctify them.
Página 15 - the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness.

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