The Pulpit, Or, A Biographical and Literary Account of Eminent Popular Preachers ..., المجلد 1

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Mathews and Leigh, 1809 - 367 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 29 - But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak. For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you.
الصفحة viii - My boast is not that I deduce my birth From loins enthroned, and rulers of the earth; But higher far my proud pretensions rise, — The son of parents passed into the skies!
الصفحة 52 - A messenger of grace to guilty men. Behold the picture ! — Is it like ? — Like whom ? The things that mount the rostrum with a skip, And then skip down again : pronounce a text, Cry, hem ! and, reading -what they never wrote Just fifteen minutes, huddle up their work, And with a well-bred whisper close the scene.
الصفحة 356 - Let not him that girdeth on his harness boast himself as he that putteth it off.
الصفحة 180 - Him that sitteth upon the throne, and liveth for ever and ever," they will protect Freedom in her last asylum, and never desert that cause which you sustained by your labours, and cemented with your blood. And Thou, sole Ruler among the children of men, to whom the shields of the earth belong, " gird on Thy sword, thou Most Mighty...
الصفحة 294 - But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do : for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.
الصفحة 292 - That now this good time,• there might be four or five principal prisoners more released • those were the four evangelists and the apostle St. Paul, who had been long shut up in an unknown tongue, as it were in prison ; so as they could not converse with the common people. The Queen answered very gravely, " That it was best first to inquire of them, whether they would be released or no.
الصفحة 180 - I cannot but imagine the virtuous heroes, legislators, and patriots, of every age and country, are bending from their elevated seats to witness this contest, as if they were incapable, till it be brought to a favourable issue, of enjoying their eternal repose.
الصفحة 184 - He that negotiates between God and man, As God's ambassador, the grand concerns Of judgment and of mercy, should beware Of lightness in his speech. 'Tis pitiful To court a grin, when you should woo a soul ; To break a jest, when pity would inspire Pathetic exhortation ; and to address The skittish fancy with facetious tales, When sent with God's commission to the heart.

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