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" Let him not desire to die, let him not desire to live; let him wait for (his appointed) time, as a servant (waits) for the payment of his wages. "
The Abolition of Man - Page 105
by C. S. Lewis - 2009 - 128 pages
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The Laws of Manu

Manu (Lawgiver) - 1886 - 620 pages
...solitude and indifference towards everything, are the marks of one who has attained liberation. 45. Let him not desire to die, let him not desire to live ; let him wait for (his appointed) time, as a servant (waits) for the payment of his wages. 46. Let him put down his foot purified...
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Progress, Volume 3

1897
...in solitude and indifference towards everything, are the marks of one who has attained liberation. conditions of all mankind, with an earnest desire to be useful to each other appointed) time, as a Servant waits for the payment of his wages. Let him go to beg once (a day); let...
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History of Religion: A Sketch of Primitive Religious Beliefs and Practices ...

Allan Menzies - 1897 - 438 pages
...perfection is set forth, which is not demanded at the earlier stages of life. "Let htm not desire to die j let him not desire to live; let him wait for his time as a servant for the payment of his -wages. " Let him patiently bear hard words, let him not insult...
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Historical Survey of Pre-Christian Education

Simon Somerville Laurie - 1900 - 411 pages
...very devoted Brahman. It is chiefly to the concluding period that the words in the Manu Code apply, ' Let him not desire to die ; Let him not desire to live ; let him wait for his time, as a servant for the payment of his wages.' As to the rest of the nation, it would seem certain that...
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The Dhamma of Gotama the Buddha and the Gospel of Jesus the Christ: A ...

Charles Francis Aiken - 1900 - 348 pages
...recognizing fully his identity with Brahman, there is little difference. Of the latter it is said: " Let him not desire to die, let him not desire to live ; let him wait for [his ap1 Oldenberg, Op. cit. p. 264. a Mtt.'p. 265. pointed] time as a servant [waits] for the payment of...
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History of Religion: A Sketch of Primitive Religious Beliefs and Practices ...

Allan Menzies - 1902 - 438 pages
...Manu an ideal of moral perfection is set forth, which is not demanded at the earlier stages of life. " Let him not desire to die; let him not desire to live; let hint wait for his time as a servant for the payment of his wages. " Let him patiently bear hard words,...
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Saitō Mussashi-bō Benkei. (Tales of the Wars of the Gempei)

James Seguin De Benneville - 1910
...Rhys Davids—" Questions of King Milinda " Vol I, 78 ; Vol II, 181.] CHAPTER XV. THE FLIGHT TO OSHU. Let him not desire to die, let him not desire to live ; let him wait for his appointed time, as a servant waits for the payment of his wages. Let him instigate to rebellion those...
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Homiletic Review, Volume 80

1920
...solitude, and indifference toward everything are the marks of one who has attained liberation. "45. Let him not desire to die ; let him not desire to live. Let him wait for his appointed time as a servant waits for the payment of his wages. "47. Let him patiently bear hard words....
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Storytellers, saints and scoundrels: folk narrative in Hindu religious teaching

Kirin Narayan - 1992 - 298 pages
...a person prepares for death. The Laws of Manu enjoins the sannyasi to behave much as Swamiji does: Let him not desire to die, let him not desire to live; let him wait for (his appointed) time as a servant (waits) for the payment of his wages [VI :4j]. . . . Let him quit this...
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Joyful Christian

C.S. Lewis - 1996 - 256 pages
...whereby the highest power of the mind requireth obedience at the hands of all the rest." (English) "Let him not desire to die, let him not desire to...abstaining from bodily pleasures." (Ancient Indian) "He who is unmoved, who has restrained his senses ... is said to be devoted. As a flame in a windless...
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