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" ... 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. "
The Works of Hannah More - Page 252
by Hannah More - 1836
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The Spiritual Magazine, and Zion's Casket

1838
...great grace. If you have grace to rule your own spirit, you will find a calm in the midst of all : " He that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city." Always think on this; study your own temper in every thing, both towards God and man. As it respects...
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Miscellaneous Works: Stories for persons in the middle ranks. Tales for the ...

Hannah More - 1840
...believe, after all, that trade and business must be sinful in itself, since it brings a man into all theso snares and scrapes. Stock. No, no, Will ; trade and...city." Will. I don't quite understand you, master. Slock. I will try to explain myself. There is no passion more called out by the transactions of trade...
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Things by Their Right Names, and Other Stories, Fables, and Moral Pieces: In ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - 1840 - 263 pages
...censures of his hostess, showed, that he was one of those to whom the Scripture refers, when it says, " he that ruleth his own spirit, is better than he that taketh a city." He was soon after restored to his throne, and did every thing in his power, to make his people happy....
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The Lady's Pearl, Volumes 3-4

1843
...our home." " I seek not enjoyment. Let me in, or I '11 surprise you by a doom you little think of." " He that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city," was the calm reply. " You can enter as a lover of Peace, as a pupil of Wisdom, but never on the authority...
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Domestic Fairy Tales & Allegories: Illustrating Human Life ...

Hannah More - 1844 - 188 pages
...difficulties makes him tender to the failings of others. Will. Then you would make one believe, after all, that trade and business must be sinful in itself,...resisted is an enemy subdued, and he that ruleth his men spirit, is better than he that taketh, a city. Will. I don't quite understand you, master. Stock....
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The Works of Hannah More, Volume 1

Hannah More - 1844
...trials on the one hand, so on the other it holds out more duties If we are called to battle oflener, we have more opportunities of victory. Every temptation resisted, is an enemy subdued ; and Ac that ruletk hit own spirit, i better than he that laketh a rily Will. I don't quite understand...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 50

1847
...into cunning. Labour to acquire dominion over yourself. It is one of the sayings of ancient wisdom, " he that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city." Avoid fictitious delineations of character. This caution is the more necessary that temptations to...
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The Englishwoman's magazine and Christian mother's miscellany ..., Volume 2

Mary Milner - 1847
...under rigid discipline. In confirmation of this truth, we learn from the Word of Inspiration, that " He that ruleth his own spirit, is better than he that taketh a city." Let us not, however, forget, that the same Word teaches us, that in all transactions of moment ...
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The Evil Tendencies of Corporal Punishment: As a Means of Moral Discipline ...

Lyman Cobb - 1847 - 270 pages
...under all circumstances. " The teacher must begin his government with the discipline of himself. ' He that ruleth his own spirit, is better than he that taketh a city.' When he has obtained this victory, he is prepared to govern others. Children are so much the creatures...
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