Memoir of John Cotton

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Perkins & Marvin, 1834 - Clergy - 108 pages

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Page 67 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth ; And there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty. The liberal soul shall be made fat: And he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
Page 59 - Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men that were upon the face of the earth.
Page 70 - ... open enemy, that hath done me this dishonour : for then I could have borne it.
Page 56 - And she came to Jerusalem with a very great train, with camels that bare spices, and very much gold, and precious stones : and when she was come to Solomon, she communed with him of all that was in her heart. And Solomon told her all her questions : there was not any thing hid from the king, which he told her not.
Page 29 - Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost its savor, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out and trodden under foot of men.
Page 102 - s heart had each its column, * His head an index to the sacred volume. * His very name a title-page ; and next, * His life a commentary on the text. * O what a monument of glorious worth, * When in a new edition he comes forth, • Without erratas, may we think he'll be, * In leaves and covers of eternity...
Page 44 - Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil. Moreover he must have a good report of them that are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
Page 23 - A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
Page 71 - But his bow abode in strength, And the arms of his hands were made strong By the hands of the mighty God of Jacob ; ( From thence is the shepherd, the stone of Israel...
Page 38 - Last of all we had the recent and later example of the wayes and practices (and those improved to a better edition and greater refinement by all the fore-mentioned helps) of those multitudes of godly men of our own Nation, almost to the number...

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