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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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Lectures on Christian Character

Joshua Bates - Christian life - 1846 - 468 pages
...can be obtained without effort, without strenuous and continued effort Solomon has wisely said : " He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city." It does, indeed, require more calculation, more resolution, more courage and more untiring energy and...
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The Congregational Visiter, Volume 3

Christian life - 1846
...portions of its existence ; which will attend a person 6* 66 Family Government. [March, while he lives. " He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city." Such a conquest must be commenced in youth ; its principles fixed in early life. It can only be begun,...
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Q. Horatii Flacci opera. The works of Horace: the Odes on the ..., Volume 1

Quintus Horatius Flaccus - 1846
...locupletes esei>e reges dicuntur, ut Od. I. 4, 15 : Regnmque turres. Orell. Сотр. Prov. XVI. 32: " He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city. "--11. Gadihus. Gades, now Cadiz, in Spain. — Uterque Pœnus. Alluding to the Carthaginian power,...
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The Life of Julius Caesar

Rome - 1846 - 161 pages
...character will not be wanting. Divine wisdom has taught us a weighty truth, in one short sentence : " He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city." To be a conqueror requires forethought, arrangement, boldness, patience, courage ; but how much more...
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The sabbath-day book; or, Scriptural meditations

John Leifchild - 1846 - 120 pages
...tameness, but nobleness of spirit. Such a man is greatly above his enemy; he has power over himself, and " he that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city," Prov. xvi. 32. The spirit of the world, when put to the test, is always one of pusillanimity. What...
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The Englishwoman's magazine and Christian mother's miscellany ..., Volume 3

Mary Milner - 1848
...is at hand in the hour of danger ; and the prize of victory is bestowed by One, in whose estimation, he that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city ; and often will the Christian, who but lately deemed himself on the point of sinking unhonoured beneath...
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Q. Horatii Flacci opera. The works of Horace: the Odes on the ..., Volume 1

Quintus Horatius Flaccus - 1846
...locuplctea asei>e reges dicuntur, ut Od. I. 4, 15 : Reg unique turres. Orell. Comp. Prow. XVI. 32: "He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city."--11. Gadibus. Gades, now Cadiz, in Spain.— Uterque Pcenus. Alluding to the Carthaginian power,...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1847
...alas! he was governed by a naturally bad temper, and too often forgot the words of the wise man — "He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city;" and in consequence of his unrestrained temper, the meetings for the chapel business were the constant...
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The Life and Power of True Godliness: Described in a Series of Discourses

Alexander M'Leod - Christian life - 1847 - 280 pages
...contrary, one of the chief instances in which Christian joy appears, is deliverance from temptation. " He that ruleth his spirit, is better than he that taketh a city:" and so, when a good man obtains a victory over his own passions, he has, through grace, reason to rejoice....
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 23

1848
...an object of contempt, the successful struggler against it should be an object of admiration — " He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city." And such was Mr. Simeon. It followed him to his dying-bed, and elicited from him, as he lay there,...
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