Mentor; or, the Moral Conductor of Youth from the Academy to Manhood, ... being a sequel to the Art of Teaching ... To which is added; ... an essay on the ... utility ... of mathematical learning

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Knight and Compton, 1801 - Moral education - 286 pages
 

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Page 184 - He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks ; till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.
Page 183 - For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil: but her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword. Her feet go down to death; her steps take hold on hell.
Page 183 - Remove thy way far from her, and come not nigh the door of her house : lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel...
Page 183 - To deliver thee from the strange woman, even from the stranger which flattereth with her words; 17 Which forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God.
Page 75 - Go to the Ant, thou Sluggard, consider her ways, and be wise: which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.
Page 218 - And Moses brought forth the people out of the camp to meet with God ; and they stood at the nether part of the mount. And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke, because the LORD descended upon it in fire : and the smoke thereof ascended as the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly.
Page 13 - I cannot refrain from adding,' says he, 'that the collection of tracts, which we call from their excellence the Scriptures, contain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected within the same compass, from all the other books that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom.
Page 109 - Time, in advance, behind him hides his wings, And seems to creep, decrepit with his age ; Behold him, when past by ; what then is seen, But his broad pinions, swifter than the winds ? And all mankind, in contradiction strong, Rueful, aghast ! cry out on his career.
Page 184 - For she hath cast down many wounded : yea, many strong men have been slain by her.
Page 200 - Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth. Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe ; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love.

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