The Student's Manual: Designed by Specific Directions, to Aid in Forming and Strengthening the Intellectual and Moral Character and Habits of the Student

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J.H. Butler, 1841 - 392 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 278 - But we their sons, a pamper'd race of men, Are dwindled down to threescore years and ten. Better to hunt in fields for health unbought Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught. The wise for cure on exercise depend : God never made His work for man to mend.
الصفحة 77 - ... a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.
الصفحة 101 - Forsake not an old friend, for the new is not comparable to him : a new friend is as new wine ; when it is old thou shalt drink it with pleasure.
الصفحة 77 - It is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black .... fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.
الصفحة 100 - ... trouble. And there is a .friend, who, being turned to enmity and strife, will discover thy reproach.' Again, ' Some friend is a companion at the table, and will not continue in the day of thy affliction : but in thy prosperity he will be as thyself, and will be bold over thy servants.
الصفحة 137 - I have lived," said Dr. Adam Clarke, " long enough to know that the great secret of human happiness is this : never suffer your energies to stagnate. The old adage of " too many irons in the fire,
الصفحة 170 - When we have deducted all that is absorbed in sleep, all that is inevitably appropriated to the demands of nature, or irresistibly engrossed by the tyranny of custom ; all that passes in regulating the superficial decorations of life, or is given up in the reciprocations of civility...
الصفحة 182 - Punctuality is important as it gains time ; it is like packing things in a box ; a good packer will get in half as much more as a bad one.
الصفحة 386 - Fear not: when thou passest through the waters I will be with thee : and through the rivers they shall not overflow thee.
الصفحة 190 - After his first plunge into the sea, he no sooner raised his head above the water but he found himself standing by the side of the tub, with the great men of his court about him, and the holy man at his side. He immediately upbraided his teacher for having sent him on such a course of adventures, and betrayed him into so long a state of misery and servitude; but was wonderfully...

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