The Works of Hannah More, Volume 1

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Harper & Brothers, 1836
 

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Page 193 - Art Thou He that cometh or look we for another? And Jesus answered and said unto them, Go your way and tell John the things which ye do hear and see : the blind receive their sight and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up and the poor have good tidings preached to them : and blessed is he whosoever shall find none occasion of stumbling in Me.
Page 161 - For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost, And have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come, If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open shame.
Page 257 - And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares. For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth. Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.
Page 45 - You have heard that it was said to them of old: Thou shalt not commit adultery. But I say to you, that whosoever shall look on a woman to lust after her, hath already committed adultery with her in his heart.
Page 103 - Such a nation might truly say to corruption, thou art my father, and to the worm, thou art my mother and my sister.
Page 276 - But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind : And thou shalt be blessed ; for they cannot recompense thee : but thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.
Page 252 - ... what we really are. But then, as the world offers more trials on the one hand, so on the other it holds out more duties. If we are called to battle oftener, we have more opportunities of victory.
Page 267 - Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.
Page 266 - ... godliness hath promise of the life that now is," as well as of that which is to come.
Page 386 - Our ignorance is the cause Why thus we blame our Maker's laws ; Parts of his ways alone we know ; 'Tis all that man can see below. " Seest thou that carpet, not half done, Which thou, dear Dick, hast well begun'?

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