The Way of All Flesh

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A. C. Fifield, 1908 - 420 pages

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Page 98 - And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, "Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make them fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue. "And it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it and remember all the commandments of the Lord, and do them, and that ye seek not after your own heart and your own eyes.
Page 139 - For it cost more to redeem their souls, so that he must let that alone for ever ; 9 Yea, though he live long, and see not the grave.
Page 102 - The lion is strong; when he raiseth up himself from his lair, when he shaketh his mane, when the voice of his roaring is heard, the cattle of the field fly, and the wild beasts of the desert hide themselves, for he is very terrible.
Page 62 - Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music, or pictures, or architecture, or anything else, is always a portrait of himself, and the more he tries to conceal himself the more clearly will his character appear in spite of him.
Page 261 - It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones.
Page 84 - OUT of the deep have I called unto Thee, O LORD : LORD, hear my voice. 0 let Thine ears consider well : the voice of my complaint. If Thou, LORD, wilt be extreme to mark what is done amiss: O LORD, who may abide it ? For there is mercy with Thee : therefore shalt Thou be feared.
Page 98 - And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man that gathered sticks upon the sabbath day.
Page 20 - With the dead there is no rivalry. In the dead there is no change. Plato is never sullen. Cervantes is never petulant. Demosthenes never comes unseasonably. Dante never stays too long. No difference of political opinion can alienate Cicero. No heresy can excite the horror of Bossuet.
Page 385 - He assures me that this was the only spiteful thing he did during the whole time he was at Battersby. When he went up to his bedroom, in which to do them justice they had given him a fire, he noticed what indeed he had noticed as soon as he was shown into it on his arrival — that there was an illuminated card framed and glazed over his bed with the words, "Be the day weary or be the day long, at last it ringeth to even-song.

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