The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Felltham's Resolves
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Página 240 - Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.
Página 206 - Though prayer should be the key of the day, and the lock of the night, yet I hold it more needful in the morning, than when our bodies do take their repose.
Página 18 - God as if he were nearer hand. I persuade no man to make it his whole life's business. We have bodies as well as souls. And even this world, while we are in it, ought somewhat to be cared for. As those states are likely to flourish, where execution follows sound advisements, so is man, when contemplation is seconded by action. Contemplation generates ; action propagates.
Página 240 - What shall we do that we may work the works of God?" He answered: "This is the work of God, that ye believe on Him Whom He hath sent.
Página 93 - Nulli se dicit mulier mea nubere malle quam mihi, non si se luppiter ipse petat. dicit; sed mulier cupido quod dicit amanti, in vento et rapida scribere oportet aqua.
Página xix - Then the master of the house being angry said to his servant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind.
Página 254 - With the religious and well-disposed, a- slight deviation from wisdom's laws will disturb the mind's fair peace. Macarius did penance for only killing a gnat in anger. Like the Jewish touch of things unclean, the least miscarriage requires purification. Man is like a watch ; if evening and morning he be not wound up with prayer •and circumspection, he is unprofitable and false ; or serves to mislead.
Página 253 - Our life is a warfare ; and we ought not, while passing through it, to sleep without a sentinel, or march without a scout. He who neglects either of these precautions, exposes himself to surprise, and to becoming a prey to the diligence and perseverance of his adversary.
Página 217 - Mihi quidem nunquam persuaderi potuit animos dum in corporibus essent mortalibus vivere, quum...
Página 67 - Surely that oration is most powerful where the tongue is eloquent, and speaks in a native decency, even in every limb. A good orator should pierce the ear, allure the eye, and invade the mind of his hearer. And this is Seneca's opinion : fit words are better than fine ones...