The World's Great Classics, Volume 40
Library Committee: Timothy Dwight ... Richard Henry Stoddard, Arthur Richmond Marsh, A.B. [and others] ... Illustrated with nearly two hundred photogravures, etchings, colored plates and full page portraits of great authors. Clarence Cook, art editor.
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Page 115 - All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts, it is made up of our thoughts.
Page 245 - And the Jews devised a stratagem against him ; but God devised a stratagem against them ; and God is the best deviser of stratagems. When God said, O Jesus, verily I will cause thee to die, and I will take thee up unto me...
Page 125 - Let no man think lightly of evil, saying in his heart, It will not come "nigh unto me. Even by the falling of waterdrops a water-pot is filled; the fool becomes full of evil, even if he gather it little by little.
Page 136 - The fault of others is easily perceived, but that of one's self is difficult to perceive; a man winnows his neighbour's faults like chaff, but his own fault he hides, as a cheat hides the bad die from the player.
Page 182 - Really his utterances, are they not a kind of ' revelation ' ; — what we must call such for want of other name ? It is from the heart of the world that he comes ; he is portion of the primal reality of things. God has made many revelations : but this man too, has not God made him, the latest and newest of all ? The ' inspiration of the Almighty giveth him understanding ' : we must listen before all to him.
Page 134 - Let a man overcome anger by love, let him overcome evil by good; let him overcome the greedy by liberality, the liar by truth!
Page 289 - I have not spoken to them any other than what thou didst command me ; namely, Worship GOD, my LORD and your LORD...
Page 227 - GOD'S sake unto his kindred, and unto orphans and the needy, and the stranger, and those who ask, and for redemption of captives ; who is constant at prayer and giveth alms ; and of those who perform their covenant, when they have covenanted, and who behave themselves patiently in adversity, and hardships, and in time of violence : these are they who are true, and these are they who fear GOD.