Crystal Fount and Rechabite Recorder, Volumes 5-6

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Página 39 - Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty: For in my youth I never did apply Hot and rebellious liquors in my blood; Nor did not with unbashful forehead woo The means of weakness and debility; Therefore my age is as a lusty winter, Frosty, but kindly: let me go with you; I'll do the service of a younger man In all your business and necessities.
Página 23 - I END with a story which I find in the Jews' books. ' When Abraham sat at his tent-door, according to his custom, waiting to entertain strangers; he espied an old man stooping and leaning on his staff, weary with age and travel, coming towards him, who was a hundred years of age.
Página 23 - God answered him, I have suffered him these hundred years, although he dishonoured me; and couldst not thou endure him one night, when he gave thee no trouble ? Upon this, saith the story, Abraham fetched him back again, and gave him hospitable entertainment and wise instruction." Go thou, and do likewise, and thy charity will be rewarded by the God of Abraham.
Página 405 - There's a good time coming, boys, A good time coming : The pen shall supersede the sword, And right, not might, shall be the lord, In the good time coming. Worth, not birth, shall rule mankind, And be acknowledged stronger ; The proper impulse has been given ; — Wait a little longer.
Página 208 - If you have an enemy act kindly to him, and make him your friend. You may not win him over at once, but try again. Let one kindness be followed by another, till you have compassed your end. By little and little, great things are completed. Water falling day by day, Wears the hardest rock away.
Página 208 - Whatever you do, do it willingly. A boy that is whipped to school, never learns his lesson well. A man that is compelled to work, cares not how badly it is performed. He that pulls off his coat cheerfully, strips up his sleeves in earnest, and sings while he works, is the man for me.
Página 23 - The old man told him that he worshipped the fire only, and acknowledged no other God. At which answer Abraham grew so zealously angry that he thrust the old man out of his tent, and exposed him to all the evils of the night, and an unguarded condition.
Página 405 - Wait a little longer. There's a good time coming, boys, A good time coming : War in all men's eyes shall be A monster of iniquity In the good time coming.
Página 405 - ... Wait a little longer. There's a good time coming, boys, A good time coming : The pen shall supersede the sword : And Right, not Might, shall be the lord In the good time coming.
Página 52 - The learn'd is happy Nature to explore, The fool is happy that he knows no more; The rich is happy in the plenty given, The poor contents him with the care of Heaven. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple sing, The sot a hero, lunatic a king; The starving chemist in his golden views Supremely blest, the poet in his muse.

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