Golden sayings of the wise king on the conduct of life, with metrical illustrations by T.B. Murray

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Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1849 - 101 pages

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Page 70 - The lip of truth shall be established for ever : but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
Page 96 - I know but one way of fortifying my soul against these gloomy presages and terrors of mind; and that is, by securing to myself the friendship and protection of that Being, who disposes of events and governs futurity.
Page 96 - When I lay me down to sleep, I recommend myself to his care ; when I awake, I give myself up to his direction. Amidst all the evils that threaten me, I will look up to him for help, and question not but he will either avert them, or turn them to my advantage. Though I know neither the time nor the manner of the death I am to die, I am not at all solicitous about it ; because I am sure that he knows them both, and that he will not fail to comfort and support me under them.
Page 81 - Labour not to be rich : cease from thine own wisdom. Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings ; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.
Page 68 - Who hath woe ? who hath sorrow ? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause ? who hath redness of eyes ? They that tarry long at the wine ; they that go to seek mixed wine.
Page 13 - The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.
Page 75 - A sound heart is the life of the flesh : but envy the rottenness of the bones.
Page 49 - Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets; She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying.
Page 22 - He that gathereth in summer is a wise son : but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
Page 97 - Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my Spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.

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