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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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The Presbyterian Historical Almanac and Annual Remembrancer of the ..., Volume 3

Joseph M. Wilson - Presbyterian Church - 1861
...China, 1859. Saturday. 17 Solemn League and Covenant between England n ad Scotland, 1643. SABBATH. 18 HE THAT RULETH HIS SPIRIT IS BETTER THAN HE THAT TAKETH A CITY. Monday. 19 Henderson died at Edinburgh, 1646. [Prov. xvi. 32. Tuesday. 20 Austrians entered Wallachia,...
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No work, no wages: and other stories

No work - 1861
...the apostle Paul says, ' Walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us ;' nor the words of Solomon — ' HE THAT RULETH HIS SPIRIT IS BETTER THAN HE THAT TAKETH A CITY.' " * * Ephes. T. 2 i Prov. xvi. 32. 81 WOBKING FOR THE PRIZE; OB, THE FIRST DUTY FIRST. IF you look...
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Lectures Delivered Before the Young Men's Christian Association ..., Volume 16

Young Men's Christian Associations (London, England) - Christianity - 1861
...Earth's most masterful and strongest monarchs have never grasped; I mean the empire of the heart. " He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city." Czar Peter, certainly, was something superior to the vulgar herd of mere crowncircled fighting men...
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A Memoir of the Rev. Thomas Gajetan Ragland: Fellow of the Corpus Christi ...

Thomas Thomason Perowne - Christian biography - 1861 - 356 pages
...or give a reply. Wisdom, wisdom, Lord, for thy glory only, only ! Give me power to command myself. " He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city." "A fool hath no delight in understanding, hut that he may discover lumself." Make me abhor display,...
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Patience to Work and Patience to Wait

Marion Eliza Weir - 1861 - 279 pages
...thoughtfully, "I am not sure that those are always the greatest whom the world calls great. The Bible says, 'He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a DE. BAENAED DISCOVERS TOll's GENIUS. 221 city.' I often think of a bit in a hymn Miss Harcourt taught...
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The Kindergarten-primary Magazine, Volumes 37-38

Bertha Johnston, E. Lyell Earle - Kindergarten - 1925
...not to get angry, or to scold or punish them for getting angry, or to have them read the Bible verse, "He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city," when there is someone in the house, especially someone they love and reverence very much, who once...
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Young England, Volume 4

..."There's the hardest foe you have in the world to fight against, and that is yourself. Remember, ' He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city.'" " Aunt Miriam, it is all very well in theory," moaned Alison, laying her head in her aunt's lap ; "...
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Lyndon B. Johnson: Containing the Public Messages, Speeches, and ..., Volume 2

United States. President (1963-1969 : Johnson) - Presidents - 1965
...of such enormous power must remember that "He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city." These common purposes — prosperity, justice, and peace — are the foundation of American unity....
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Records, Volume 12

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - 1909
...and he might well regard it as a triumph; but Dr. Spofford 's real triumph was yet to come, for as "he that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city" so now he was called upon to perform a great act of self-sacrifice and devotion to duty. That he accomplished...
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The Sword and the trowel; ed. by C.H. Spurgeon

London metrop. tabernacle - 1884
...Empire " ; for while victorious in war, he remained a conquered captive to the inlluences of opium. "He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city." Wilson's Tales of the Borders, and of Scotland. Edinburgh : James Gemmell. THE people who dwell on...
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