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Página 192 - God, is to believe in him, to fear him, and to love him, with all our heart, with all our mind, and with all our soul, and with all our strength...
Página 358 - And Mesha king of Moab was a sheepmaster, and rendered unto the king of Israel an hundred thousand lambs, and an hundred thousand rams, with the wool.
Página 16 - Therefore, if either the crown or the subject creates an eleemosynary foundation, and vests the charity in the persons who are to receive the benefit of it, since a contest might arise about the government of it, the law allows the founder or his heirs, or the person specially appointed by him to be visitor, to determine concerning his own creature.
Página 9 - ... to make him charitable in our way and upon our principles. If once we discover in him any charitable intention, that is supposed to be so liberal as to take in objects, not only not within his intention, but wholly adverse to it.
Página 149 - ... admission of the truth thereof, the bishop shall proceed to hear the cause, with the assistance of three assessors, to be nominated by the bishop, one of whom shall be an advocate who shall have practised not less than five years in the court of the archbishop of the province, or a sergeant at law, or a barrister of not less than seven years...
Página 360 - ... of produce surrendered, which is clearly impossible." The abolition of the " land-tax," in along settled country like India, would have the inevitable tendency, they concluded, " to raise up a class of landlords to fill the place now occupied by Government." They quoted the opinion of Mr. Trevelyan, in his evidence before the Committee of the House of Commons, that its remission here would lead " to a certain sacrifice of revenue, with only a doubtful prospect of increasing or improving the growth...
Página 247 - The right way to teach them those things, is, to give them a liking and inclination to what you propose to them to be learned, and that will engage their industry and application.
Página 28 - ... seem to him most conducive to the interest and benefit of the objects of the charity, and the furtherance of the intention of the donors thereof.
Página 229 - It is that which makes the great difference in mankind. The little, or almost insensible, impressions on our tender infancies, have very important and lasting consequences : and there it is, as in the fountains of some rivers where a gentle application of the hand turns the flexible waters in channels, that make them take quite contrary courses ; and by this little direction, given them at first, in the source, they receive different tendencies, and arrive at least at very remote and distant places.
Página 385 - ... which were able to make him wise unto salvation ; and so in other instances ; but in this there was not of necessity any mental precocity. It is not said, that Timothy discussed vowel points, and read half a dozen languages, when his age and health required corporeal exercise and mental quietude. The religion of little children ought eminently to be an affection of the heart ; grounded indeed upon scriptural truth, the elements of which are intelligible to a little child, but not ramified into...

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