The Counsels of a Father: In Four Letters of Sir Matthew Hale to His Children. To which is Added, the Practical Life of a True Christian, in the Account of the Good Steward at the Great Audit

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Taylor and Hessey, 1821 - 207 sidor
 

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Sidan 168 - Man knoweth not the price thereof; neither is it found in the land of the living. The depth saith, It is not in me; and the sea saith, It is not with me.
Sidan 85 - If thou turn away thy foot from the Sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day ; and call the Sabbath a Delight, the Holy of the Lord, Honourable ; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words : then shall thou delight thyself in the Lord...
Sidan 85 - If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day ; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honourable ; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words : " Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD ; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob ihy father : for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.
Sidan 30 - Let him that will ascend the tottering seat Of courtly grandeur, and become as great As are his mounting wishes : As for me, Let sweet repose and rest my portion be.
Sidan 67 - Be frugal in my family: but let there be no want; and provide conveniently for the poor. I pray God to fill your hearts with his grace, fear, and love, and to let you see the comfort and advantage of serving him ; and that his blessing, and presence, and direction, may be with you, and over you all. I am your ever loving father, Matthew Hale.
Sidan 25 - Not to be solicitous what men will say or think, so long as I keep myself exactly according to the rule of justice. 13. If in criminals it be a measuring cast, to incline to mercy and acquittal.
Sidan 31 - I A good old innccent plebeian die. Death is a mere surprise, a very snare To him, that makes it his life's greatest care To be a public pageant, known to all, But unacquainted with himself doth fall.
Sidan 73 - ... been blessed and prosperous to me ; and, on the other side, when I have been negligent of the duties of this day, the rest of the week...
Sidan 76 - ... under that covenant, confined to the seventh day, is, by the example of Christ and His apostles to us Gentiles, transferred to the first day of the week ; and that which would have been morally a violation of the morality of the fourth command under the Jewish Sabbath, is a violation of the morality of the...
Sidan 24 - That I suffer not myself to be prepossessed with any judgment at all, till the whole business and both parties be heard.

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