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IN SIX VOLUMES
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENT..............A
A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR,
WRITTEN BY HIMSELF.
PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM DURELL AND CO.
C. Stebbins, Printer, Boston.
And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets,
neither will they be persuaded though one should rise from the
But thou, when thou art bidden, go and sit down in the lowest room,
that when he that bade thee cometh, he may say to thee, Friend,
go up higher; then shalt thou have worship in the presence of
them who sit at meat with thee; for whosoever exalteth himself
shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
Learn of me, for I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find
TEMPORAL ADVANTAGES OF RELIGION.
Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
Seeing, then, that all these things shall be dissolved,-what manner
of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness?
looking and hastening unto the coming of God.-2 Pet. iii. xi.
And when Peter saw it, he answered unto the people, Ye men of
Israel, why marvel ye at this? or why look ye so earnestly on
us, as though by our own power or holiness we had made this
And I said, O my God, I am ashamed, and blush to lift up my face
to thee, my God:--for our iniquities are increased over our
head, and our trespass is grown up unto the heavens. Since the
days of our fathers have we been in a great trespass unto this
day.--Ezra ix. 6, 7.
Despisest thou the riches of his goodness, and forbearance, and long-
suffering, knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to
Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, there-
fore the hearts of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.