Memoir of the Late James Hope ...

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J. Hatchard and son, 1844 - Classical education - 365 pages

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Page 13 - All the performances of human art, at which we look with praise or wonder, are instances of the resistless force of perseverance : it is by this that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that distant countries are united with canals.
Page 256 - Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.
Page 178 - Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate jewel of their souls : Who steals my purse, steals trash ; 'tis something, nothing ; 'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands : But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed, Oth.
Page 326 - For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts ; and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people. And they shall not teach every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying ; Know the Lord ; for all shall know me, from the least to the greatest.
Page 331 - Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him, let him know that he which converteth a sinner from the error of his ways shall save a soul from death, and hide a multitude of sins.
Page 332 - I my brother's keeper ?" and as the priest and the Levite, in the parable of the good Samaritan, were probably willing to persuade themselves that their spiritual functions imposed upon them no obligation to afford bodily succour to the
Page 348 - The History of Etruria. Part I. Tarchun and his Times. From the Foundation of Tarquinia to the Foundation of Rome. Part II. From the Foundation of Rome to the General Peace of Anno Tarquiniensis, 839, BC 348. 2 vols. post 8vo. cloth, each 12*. ' " A work which we strongly recommend as certain to afford pleasure and profit to every reader.
Page 257 - Ask, and it shall be given unto you ; seek, and ye shall find ; knock, and it shall be opened unto you...
Page 254 - There is none righteous, no, not one ; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.'* So much therefore for your own righteousness.
Page 13 - If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of the pickaxe, or of one impression of the spade, with the general design and last result, he would be overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion ; yet those petty operations, incessantly continued, in time surmount the greatest difficulties, and mountains are levelled, and oceans bounded, by the slender force of human beings.

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