Addresses to Young Men, Volume 2

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T. Cadell, 1777

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Page 43 - Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away.
Page 128 - For what is our hope, our joy, our crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming? For ye are our glory and joy.
Page 260 - Celibacy, fasting, penance, mortification, self-denial, humility, silence, solitude, and the whole train of monkish virtues ; for what reason are they everywhere rejected by men of sense, but because they serve to no manner of purpose ; neither advance a man's fortune in the world, nor render him a more valuable member of society ; neither qualify him for the entertainment of company, nor increase his power of self-enjoyment...
Page 196 - WOLFE, who, surmounting by ability and valor, all obstacles of art and nature, was slain in the moment of victory, at the head of his conquering troops, in the arduous and...
Page 73 - And the multitude of *' them that believed were of one heart and of *' one foul ; neither faid any of them that aught " of the things which he pofTeffed was his " own; but they had all things in common.
Page 210 - He that is flow to anger, is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his fpirit, than he that taketh a city.
Page 290 - Modefty has a natural tendency to conceal a man's talents, as Impudence difplays them to the utmoft, and has been the only caufe why many. have rifen in the world, under all the difadvantages of low birth and little merit. Such indolence and incapacity is there in the generality of mankind, that they are apt to receive a man for whatever he has a mind to put himfelf off for, and admit his overbearing airs as proofs of that merit which he aflumes to himfelf.
Page 38 - For they fleep not .except they have .done mifchief ; and their fleep is taken away unlefs they caufe fome to fall ; for they eat the bread of wickednefs, aad drink.
Page 216 - It should mingle with our daily life as "a spirit of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
Page 289 - But I have ufed none of thefe things : neither have I written thefe things that it fhould be fo done unto me : for it were better for me to die, than that any man fhould make my glorying void.

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