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Halaman 219 - A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.
Halaman 237 - Lord, who shall abide in Thy tabernacle? " Who shall dwell in Thy holy hill? He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, And speaketh the truth in his heart.
Halaman 11 - When accompanying two beautiful young ladies ' with their mother on a tour in France, he was seriously angry that more attention was paid to them than to him ; and once at the exhibition of the Fantoccini in London, when those who sat next him observed with what dexterity a puppet was made to toss a pike, he could not bear that it should have such praise, and exclaimed with some warmth, " Pshaw ! I can do it better myself.
Halaman 227 - Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things before, beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own stedfastness. But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Halaman 31 - ... displeasure. What a wretched and apostate state is this ! to be offended with excellence, and to hate a man because we approve him ! The condition of the envious man is the most emphatically miserable ; he is not only incapable of rejoicing in another's merit or success, but lives in a world wherein all mankind are in a plot against his quiet, by studying their own happiness and advantage. Will Prosper* is an honest tale-bearer. He makes it his business to join in conversation with envious men....
Halaman 148 - Now thy living wreath is won. Crown'd of Rome! — Oh! art thou not Happy in that glorious lot? — Happier, happier far than thou, With the laurel on thy brow, She that makes the humblest hearth Lovely but to one on earth ! THE RUIN.
Halaman 31 - The Envious Man is in Pain upon all Occasions which ought to give him Pleasure. The Relish of his Life is inverted; and the Objects which administer the highest Satisfaction to those who are exempt from this Passion, give the quickest Pangs to Persons who are subject to it. All the Perfections of their Fellow-Creatures are odious : Youth, Beauty, Valour and Wisdom are Provocations of their Displeasure.
Halaman 157 - Here sober duchesses are seen, Chaste wits, and critics void of spleen Physicians, fraught with real science And whigs and tories in alliance ; Poets, fulfilling Christian duties, Just lawyers, reasonable beauties ; Bishops who preach, and peers who pay . And countesses who seldom play ; Learn'd antiquaries, who from College, Reject the rust, and bring the knowledge • And, hear it. Age, believe it, Youth, — Polemics, really seeking truth ; And travellers of that rare tribe, Who've...