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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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Essays, Lectures, etc. upon select topics in revealed theology

Nathaniel W. Taylor - 1859
...the forbidden good ; if governed, controlled, denied by the will, the nobler the act of obedience. "He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city." " The trial of your faith is precious." " Blessed is the man that endureth temptation." (5.) Nor does...
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Celebration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Settlement of Hadley ...

Hadley (Mass.) - Hadley (Mass. : Town) - 1859 - 98 pages
...butcher's turn to be angry. "Dr. ," said he, " ain't you a pretty fellow to preach all day yesterday, ' he that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city,' — and now you are as mad as you can live, because you have got to pay an honest bill." The Doctor...
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Jack the Chimney Sweeper: And Other Stories for Children

Madeline Leslie - Children - 1859 - 245 pages
...happy, now, my dear? " " No, mamma." " Then try to put away all your bad feelings. The Bible says, ' He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city.' " This was a new idea to Harry, and, making a great effort, he restrained his anger, and looked up...
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The Congregational Quarterly, Volume 1

Joseph Sylvester Clark, Henry Martyn Dexter, Alonzo Hall Quint, Isaac Pendleton Langworthy, Christopher Cushing, Samuel Burnham - Congregational churches - 1859
...will be regarded by the mass as the culminating point in along life of honorable achievements. But if ''he that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city," the old Puritan Governor performed his greatest exploit in the meek and forgiving spirit with which...
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Whistler

Walter Aimwell - 1859
...never try to meet such a man with his own weapons. The best way is to keep silence, or speak mildly. ' He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city,' as the Bible say.-;. If you had been impudent to Mr. "Walker, it would have made him more furious,...
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The Congregational Quarterly, Volume 1

Joseph Sylvester Clark, Henry Martyn Dexter, Alonzo Hall Quint, Isaac Pendleton Langworthy, Christopher Cushing, Samuel Burnham - Congregational churches - 1859
...regarded by the mass as the culminating point in a long life of honorable achievements. But if •' he that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city," the old Puritan Governor performed his greatest exploit in the meek and forgiving spirit with which...
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The Universal review, Volume 2

1859
...out by more illustrious triumphs than ever led pagan conqueror to the Capitol of Rome. For, truly, he that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city. In Switzerland the young Prince enjoyed peculiar facilities for cultivating his taste for liberty,...
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A selection from the sermons ... of ... Edward Atkyns Bray [ed. by A.E. Bray].

Edward Atkyns Bray - 1860
...emotion not unallied to anger); I shall chiefly direct attention to this most important truth, namely, " He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city." Great in the estimation of the world (and more especially was it so in former ages, ere an ambitious...
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Annual Report of the Board of Education Together with the ..., Volume 23

Massachusetts. Board of Education - Education - 1860
...words, and on no occasion scold or fret ; it only makes bad scholars worse, and good ones indifferent. " He that ruleth his spirit, is better than he that taketh a city." Teachers should not let the scholars know, they have it in their power to vex them. Let them compass...
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Harry's mistakes, and where they led him

Marianne Parrott - 1860
...you ! " was echoed on every side. " Brave boy ! noble boy ! " seemed his mother's voice to say : " He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city." But though these words were spoken to his heart, they were very different ones that sounded in his...
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