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Page 98 - When a man's ways please the Lord, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Page 16 - And the LORD said unto Samuel, Hearken unto the voice of the people in all that they say unto thee: for they have not rejected thee, but they have rejected me, that I should not reign over them.
Page 18 - And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king, which ye shall have chosen you ; and the Lord will not hear you in that day.
Page 15 - Gideon, Rule thou over us, both thou, and thy son, and thy son's son also: for thou hast delivered us from the hand of Midian. 23 And Gideon said unto them, I will not rule over you, neither shall my son rule over you : the LORD shall rule over you.
Page 57 - Ye that tell us of harmony and reconciliation, can ye restore to us the time that is past? Can ye give to prostitution its former innocence?
Page 233 - As Europe is our market for trade, we ought to form no partial connection with any part of it. It is the true interest of America to steer clear of European contentions; which she never can do, while, by her dependence on Britain, she is made the make-weight in the scale of British politics.
Page 33 - But Britain is the parent country, say some. Then the more shame upon her conduct. Even brutes do not devour their young, nor savages make war upon their families...
Page 1 - Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one...