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Página 56 - Christian, the person you have killed is my son : his body is now in my house. You ought to suffer ; but you have eaten with me, and I have given you my faith, which must not be broken.
Página 72 - Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evil-doers, and for the praise of them that do well. For so is the will of God, that with well-doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men: As free, and not using your liberty for a cloak of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.
Página 60 - I see God will have all my heart, and he shall have it," was a fine reflection made by a lady when news was brought of two children drowned, whom she loved very much.
Página 50 - The good old man walked before and conducted them out of the valley. After a quarter of an hour's march they found a fine field of barley. "This is the very thing we want,
Página 44 - This is a small matter in itself, but a great one as it regards me ; for a king ought ever to be just, because he is an example to his subjects ; and if he swerves in trifles, they will become dissolute. If I cannot make all my people just in the smallest things, I can at least show them that it is possible to be so.
Página 48 - In truth,' replied Goldsmith, 'I think so too, it is much more than the honest man can afford, or the piece is worth, I have not been easy since I received it; therefore I will go back and return him his note...
Página 64 - ... in the course of his attendance, to persuade his patient to adopt his creed as well as to take his medicines. He frequently insisted, with a considerable degree of dogmatism, that repentance and reformation were all that either God or man could require of us, and that consequently there was no necessity for an atonement by the sufferings of the Son of God. As this was a doctrine the lady did not believe, she contented herself with following his medical prescriptions, without embracing his religious,...
Página 66 - Porphyry, who was a most inveterate enemy to the christian religion, yet confesses, that there was wanting some universal method of delivering men's souls, which no sect of philosophy had ever yet found out\.
Página 28 - Saracen conqueror, that after he had subdued Egypt, passed the Euphrates, and conquered cities without number; after he had retaken Jerusalem, and performed exploits almost more than human, in those wars which superstition had stirred up for the recovery of the Holy Land; he finished his life in the performance of an action that ought to be transmitted to the most distant posterity. A moment before he uttered his last sigh, he called the herald who had carried...
Página 42 - Why do you plant trees, who cannot hope to eat the fruit of them?" He raised himself up, and leaning upon his spade, replied : " Some one planted trees for me before I was born, and I have eaten the fruit; I now plant for others, that the memorial of my gratitude may exist when I am dead and gone.