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Page 59 - All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient : all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.
Page 83 - Johnson appeared bustling about, with an ink-horn and pen in his button-hole, like an exciseman ; and on being asked what he really considered to be the value of the property which was to be disposed of, answered, " We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams of avarice.
Page 151 - I have wandered a good deal about the world, and never followed any prescribed rule in anything ; my health has been tried in all ways ; and, by the aids of temperance and hard work, I have worn out two armies in two wars, and probably could wear out another before my period of old age arrives ; I eat no animal food, drink no wine, or malt liquor, or spirits of any kind ; I wear no flannel, and neither regard wind nor rain, heat nor cold, where business is in the way.
Page 98 - That persons accustomed to such drinks may with perfect safety discontinue them entirely, either at once, or gradually after a short time.
Page 2 - God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not. In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed; Then he openeth the ears of men, and sealeth their instruction, That he may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man.
Page 70 - The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between men, between the feeble and the powerful, the great and the insignificant, is energy — invincible determination ; a purpose once fixed and then death or victory.
Page 137 - Cursed be he that maketh the blind to wander out of the way: and all the people shall say, Amen.
Page 60 - Though in the path of battle darkest waves of blood may roll; yet while I killed the body, I have damned the very soul. The cholera, the plagues, the sword, such ruin never wrought, as I in mirth or malice on the innocent have brought, and still I breathe upon them and they shrink before my breath, and year by year my thousands tread the dismal road of death.
Page 84 - It was a sad habit ; but it grew out of his love of " story-telling ; and that also is a bad habit, a very bad habit, " for a minister of the Gospel. As he grew old, his animal " spirits flagged, and his stories became defective in vivacity : " he therefore took to brandy-and-water ; weak enough, it is " true, at first, but soon nearly