Two essays. (Considerations on the alliance between Christianity and commerce. An essay on Christian humility).


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Página 100 - Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, Or close the wall up with our English dead ! In peace there's nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility ; But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger...
Página 99 - But if any provide not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Página 28 - The separation of different trades and employments from one another seems to have taken place in consequence of this advantage. This separation, too, is generally carried furthest in those countries which enjoy the highest degree of industry and improvement; what is the work of one man in a rude state of society being generally that of several in an improved one.
Página 33 - They feel themselves, each individually, more respectable, and more likely to obtain the respect of their lawful superiors, and they are therefore more disposed to respect those superiors.
Página 34 - In free countries, where the safety of government depends very much upon the favourable judgment which the people may form of its conduct, it must surely be of the highest importance that they should not be disposed to judge rashly or capriciously concerning it.
Página 33 - They are more disposed to examine, and more capable of seeing through, the interested complaints of faction and sedition, and they are, upon that account, less apt to be misled into any wanton or unnecessary opposition to the measures of government.
Página 140 - ... broke the fourth commandment, or violated any of the moral laws. He never said or did any thing which countenanced the idea that there was not to be a weekly Sabbath under the Gospel, or that it was not to be kept in as holy a manner as under the law. But all that he said and did was adapted to show that " the Sabbath was made for man :" not for the Jews only, or for any particular part of the human race, in one age or country, but for the whole human family. Of course, in proportion to the light...
Página 33 - An instructed and intelligent people are always more decent and orderly than an ignorant and stupid one.
Página 44 - Go, swift messengers unto a nation dragged away and plucked, unto a people wonderful from their beginning hitherto, a nation expecting, expecting, and trampled under foot, whose land rivers have spoiled i 3.
Página 86 - Paradise and the order went forth to man that in the sweat of his face he should eat bread, and to the woman that in sorrow she should bring forth her young.

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