Works of the Right Reverend Beilby Porteus, Late Bishop of London: With His Life, Volume 1

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Page 97 - IX. 0 how canst thou renounce the boundless store Of charms which Nature to her votary yields! The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves, and garniture of fields; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, And all that echoes to the song of even, All that the mountain's sheltering bosom shields, And all the dread magnificence of heaven, O how canst thou renounce, and hope to be forgiven ! X.
Page 236 - Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein : for the time is at hand.
Page 308 - He that soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly ; and he that soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.
Page 299 - ... according to what he hath, and not according to what he hath not.
Page 307 - Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; that they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate; laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
Page 11 - Will you be ready with all faithful diligence, to banish and drive away all erroneous and strange doctrines, contrary to God's word...
Page 296 - Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, with all thy soul, with all thy mind, and with all thy strength : This is the first and great commandment.
Page 221 - The applause he received was such, as was scarcely ever before given to any man sitting in his place in either House of Parliament: but, had it been even greater than it was, he would have deserved it all, for the unceasing • efforts, efforts, the firm, unshaken, intrepid perseverance, with which he maintained, and finally brought to a successful?
Page 257 - The residuum of the whole personal property of the testatrix to be paid to the last-mentioned governors ; with liberty for them to pay over to the charitable institution called, " the Society of Stewards and Subscribers for maintaining and educating poor Orphans of Clergymen until of age to be put out Apprentices," such proportion of these funds as they shall think proper.
Page 254 - At thy good time Let Death approach ; I reck not — let him but come In genuine form, not with thy vengeance arm'd, Too much for man to bear.

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