The Sermons of Mr. Yorick ...

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J. Dodsley, 1775

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Page 19 - Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do: and, behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun.
Page 92 - There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor. The rich man had exceeding many flocks and herds : but the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children ; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom and was unto him as a daughter.
Page 27 - It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.
Page 107 - Try me, O God, and seek the ground of my heart ; prove me, and examine my thoughts. Look well if there be any way of wickedness in me ; and lead me in the way everlasting.
Page 120 - And Elijah said unto her, fear not; go and do as thou hast said; but make me thereof a little cake first and bring it unto me and after make for thee and for thy son.
Page 92 - And there came a traveller unto the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flock and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man that was come unto him; but took the poor man's lamb, and dressed it for the man that was come to him.
Page 37 - ... when music likewise hath lent her aid, and tried her power upon the passions, — when the voice of singing men and the voice of singing women with the sound of the viol and the lute have broke in upon his soul, and in some tender notes have touched the secret springs of rapture...
Page 160 - ... upon his breaft, faying' GOD be merciful to me a finner. I tell you, adds our SAVIOUR, this man went down to his houfe juftified rather than the other.
Page 5 - Ambition takes him by the hand and carries him into the world, shows him all the kingdoms of the earth and the glory of them, — points out the many ways of advancing his fortune and...
Page 127 - LORD my God, hast thou also brought evil upon the widow with whom I sojourn, by slaying her son? And he stretched himself upon the child three times, and cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, I pray thee, let this child's soul come into him again.

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