The Doctor, Etc

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Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1862 - 694 pages

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Page 165 - Never indeed was any man more contented with doing his duty in that state of life to which it had pleased God to call him.
Page 291 - Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.
Page 231 - They say, miracles are past; and we -have our philosophical persons, to make modern and familiar things, supernatural and causeless. Hence is it, that we make trifles of terrors; ensconcing ourselves into seeming knowledge, when we should submit ourselves to an unknown fear.
Page 242 - I am to be gathered unto my people. Bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite, in the cave that is in the field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron the Hittite for a possession of a burying place. There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife ; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife ; and there I buried Leah.
Page 292 - More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold; sweeter also than honey, and the honey-comb. 11 Moreover, by them is thy servant taught ; and in keeping of them there is great reward. 12 Who can tell how oft he offendeth ? O cleanse thou me from my secret faults.
Page 278 - That place, that does Contain my books, the best companions, is To me a glorious court, where hourly I Converse with the old sages and philosophers ; And sometimes for variety I confer With kings and emperors, and weigh their counsels ; Calling their victories, if unjustly got, Unto a strict account ; and in my fancy, Deface their ill-placed statues.
Page 59 - For she is the brightness of the everlasting light, the unspotted mirror of the power of God, and the image of His goodness.
Page 319 - OLD King Cole was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he; He called for his pipe, and he called for his bowl, And he called for his fiddlers three.
Page 114 - There is no action of man in this life, that is not the beginning of so long a chain of consequences, as no human providence is high enough, to give a man a prospect to the end.
Page 56 - The same we say of lead and other metals, Which would be gold if they had time. MAM. And that Our art doth further. SUB. Ay, for 'twere absurd To think that nature in the earth bred gold Perfect i' the instant: something went before.

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