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" He that ruleth his spirit, is better than he that taketh a city, "
Sermons Translated from the Original French of the Late Rev. James Saurin ... - Page 273
by Jacques Saurin, Robert Robinson - 1805
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Sermons, tr. by R. Robinson (H. Hunter)

Jacques Saurin - 1800
...diem. ' Neither is it necessary precisely to fix the bounds of this general expression, is better. He, that ruleth his spirit, is better than he, that taketh a city. The sense is easily understood: in general, it signifies, that he that rultth his fpirit discovers...
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Sermons Translated from the Original French of the Late Rev. James ..., Volume 5

Jacques Saurin, Robert Robinson - Sermons, French - 1806
...constantly follow your steps ! While you subdue your enemies, may you experience this maxim of the wise man, he that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city. Young people receive our blessing : may you ever be preserved from the contagion of t'he world you...
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Eleven Select Sermons of the Late Rev. James Saurin: On Various Important ...

Jacques Saurin - Sermons, American - 1806 - 298 pages
...after foher and ferious drfcuflion. In this firft view, then, the advantage is wholly in favor of.hiinj that ruleth his spirit, is better than he, that taketh a city. ' i • • 2. Compare, in the fecond place, the exploits of him that ruleth hit spirit, with the exploits...
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Sermons Translated from the Original French of the Late Rev. James Saurin ...

Jacques Saurin, Robert Robinson - Sermons, English - 1813
...it be necessary to reduce hyperbole to precision, is it not so now in explaining the text before us, "He that ruleth his spirit, is better than he that taketh a city ?" What justness can there be in comparing a man, who by reflection corrects his passions, with an...
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An Apology for the Book of Psalms: In Five Letters; Addressed to the Friends ...

Gilbert McMaster - Bible - 1818 - 180 pages
...party ! more worthy of memorial, than those victories that are recorded in the blood of thousands. He that ruleth his spirit, is better than he that taketh a city, Admit, for a moment, that it is a narrow prejudice which makes some more than hesitate to use, in solemn...
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Sermons, Volume 2

Thomas Wilson - Sermons, English - 1822
...a conquest greater than those the world so much magnifies. It is Solomon's assertion, not mine, He that ruleth his spirit, is better than he that taketh a city. What hinders us then from obtaining this peace? Do we think it will be time enough hereafter? When,...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine, Volume 44

Arminianism - 1821
...endured the contradiction of sinners against himself. It brought to my mind those words of Solomon, 'He that ruleth his spirit, is better than he that taketh a city.' " When we reflect on the resolutions by which Mr. S. governed his mind, we shall not wonder he made...
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Suicide and its antidotes

Solomon Piggott - Suicide - 1824 - 386 pages
...blood. Well may it be said, " Anger is a short madness. " It resteth only in the bosom of fools. " He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city." , ' This daring deed and dreadful catastrophe were quickly known throughout Pentonville and Clerkenwell....
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Some Thoughts on the Doctrine of Justification: To which is Subjoined a Few ...

Samuel H. Dean - Apologetics - 1826 - 137 pages
...the noblest feats of courage ; and require the exertions of a firm, resolute, and determined soul. " He that ruleth his spirit, is better than he that taketh a city." The false opinions, and depraved customs of the world, make sad havoc among human souls, and it is...
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A Comparative View of Christianity: And of the Other Forms of ..., Volume 2

William Laurence Brown - Christianity and other religions - 1826
..." delivers him from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God."a " He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city."b It is this purifying and exalting energy that has exhibited all the illustrious and magnificent...
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