Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors, Printers, and Correctors of the Press; and for the Use of Schools and Academies ...

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American book Company, 1871 - Abbreviations, English - 334 pages
 

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Page 158 - Here hung those lips that I have kissed I know not how oft. Where be your gibes now? your gambols? your songs? your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table on a roar?
Page 136 - A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them : a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate, or beg, and a number of the like : but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own.
Page 169 - But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven ? (that is to bring Christ down from above ;) Or, who shall descend into the deep ? (that is to bring up Christ again from the dead.) But what saith it ? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart ; that is, the word of faith which we preach ; that if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the...
Page 173 - For I say unto you, that unto every one which hath shall be given ; and from him that hath not, even that he hath shall be taken away from him. But those mine enemies, which would not that I should reign over them, bring hither, and slay them before me.
Page 53 - Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believed not: the works that I do in my Father's name, they bear witness of me.
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Page 139 - All our conduct towards men should be influenced by this important precept "Do unto others as you would that others should do unto you.
Page 114 - Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared ; for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
Page 231 - Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works, Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered. Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin.

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