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A Guide to English Composition, Or One Hundred and Twenty Subjects Analysed
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A Guide to English Composition: Or One Hundred and Twenty Subjects Analyzed ...
Ebenezer Coloham Brewer
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5TH REASON action acts affections ancient Bacon beautiful become better body bring brought called carried cause Cicero classical companions compared CONCLUSION contented danger death delight desire destroy dress earth evil excite exercise fable fall familiar fear feel fire give gold habit hand happiness hath heart HISTORICAL ILLUSTRATIONS honest honour hope idle INTRODUCTION judgment king labour learning less light living Lord lost man's means mental mind moral nature needful never object once pain passions person pleasure poor present pride produces Prov proverb punishment REASON REASON.-It Reason.—The rich Roman says Shakspeare SIMILES soon spirit strength subjects suffer taste temper thee THEME things thou thought tree truth turned unto Vice virtue waste whole wicked wisdom wise
Page 369 - Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? Fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer as a Christian is? If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? And if you wrong us, shall we not revenge?
Page 198 - Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
Page 369 - Lands intersected by a narrow frith Abhor each other. Mountains interposed Make enemies of nations, who had else Like kindred drops been mingled into one.
Page 330 - For all things are yours ; whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come ; all are yours ; and ye are Christ's ; and Christ is God's.
Page 273 - For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat. For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies. Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.
Page 82 - OF all the causes which conspire to blind Man's erring judgment, and misguide the mind, What the weak head with strongest bias rules, Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
Page 98 - For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves : 15 "Which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing, or else excusing one another;) 16 In the day when God shall judge the secrets of men, by Jesus Christ, according to my gospel.
Page 240 - Why has not man a microscopic eye? For this plain reason, man is not a fly.
Page 179 - From nature's chain whatever link you strike, Tenth, or ten thousandth, breaks the chain alike. And if each system in gradation roll, Alike essential to the amazing whole, The least confusion but in one, not all That system only, but the whole must fall.