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Page 338 - For if the casting away of them be the reconciling of the world, what shall the receiving of them be, but life from the dead...
Page 128 - I do not mean to cast any reflection upon any sect or person whatsoever; but, as there is such a multitude of sects, and such a diversity of opinion amongst them, I desire to keep the tender minds of the orphans, who are to derive advantage from this bequest, free from the excitement which clashing doctrines and sectarian controversy are so apt to produce.
Page 571 - A Pronoun is a word used instead of a noun, to avoid the too frequent repetition of the same word ; as, the man is happy, he is benevolent, he is useful.
Page 426 - ... we hold every man subject to taxation in proportion to his property, and we look not to the question whether he himself have or have not children to be benefited by the education for which he pays. We regard it as a wise and liberal system of police, by which property and life and the peace of society are secured. We seek to prevent, in some measure, the extension of the penal code, by inspiring a salutary and conservative principle of virtue and of knowledge in an early age.
Page 434 - perish for lack of knowledge;", or, to " support the weak, to lift up the hands that hang down, and the feeble knees;" or, to bring back and heal that which was lame and turned out of the way.
Page 338 - I wrong her much — entenders us for ever. Of friendship's fairest fruits, the fruit most fair Is virtue kindling at a rival fire, And, emulously, rapid in her race. O the soft enmity ! endearing strife ! This carries friendship to her noon-tide point, And gives the rivet of eternity.
Page 426 - We hope to excite a feeling of respectability and a sense of character by enlarging the capacity and increasing the sphere of intellectual enjoyment. By general instruction, we seek, as far as possible, to purify the whole moral atmosphere...
Page 530 - Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience' sake. For, for this cause pay ye tribute also : for they are God's ministers, attending continually upon this very thing. Render therefore to all, their dues : tribute, to whom tribute is due ; custom, to whom custom ; fear, to whom fear; honor, to whom honor.
Page 580 - They have placed in the same class the ambitious, who love the praise of men more than the praise of God ; and the voluptuous, who love pleasure more than God.