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Page 252 - Come now, therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into some pit, and we will say some evil beast hath devoured him, and we shall see what will become of his dreams.
Page 306 - Thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter ; for thy heart is not right in the sight of God. Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray God, if perhaps the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee.
Page 19 - For the vile person will speak villany, And his heart will work iniquity, To practise hypocrisy, and to utter error against the Lord, To make empty the soul of the hungry, And he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail. The instruments also of the churl are evil: He deviseth wicked devices To destroy the poor with lying words, Even when the needy speaketh right. But the liberal deviseth liberal things; And by liberal things shall he stand.
Page 250 - Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight, and inquire in the house of Judas for one called Saul of Tarsus; for behold he prayeth, and hath seen in a vision a man named Ananias, coming in, and putting his hand on him, that he might receive his sight.
Page 44 - The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise or wealth to the brilliant or favor to the learned; but time and chance happen to them alL...
Page 2 - What are the sorrows of other men to us, and what their joy ? Something we may be touched indeed with by the power of sympathy, and a secret turn of the affections; but all the solid reflection is directed to ourselves. Our meditations are all solitude in perfection ; our passions are all exercised in retirement; we love, we hate, we covet, we enjoy, all in privacy and solitude. All that we communicate of those things to any other is but for their assistance in the pursuit of our desires...
Page iii - Serious Reflections During the Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe: With his Vision of the Angelick World. Written by Himself . London: Printed for W.
Page 320 - At his first coming on board us, he had so much forgot his language, for want of use, that we could scarce understand him, for he seemed to speak his words by halves.
Page 320 - When his clothes were worn out, he made himself a coat and a cap of goat-skins, which he stitched together with little thongs of the same that he cut with his knife. He had no other needle but a nail ; and when his knife was worn to the back, he made others, as well as he could, of some iron hoops that were left ashore, which he beat thin, and ground upon stones. Having some...