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|The word implies more than merely hiring himself. He had glued himself (literally)|
, so that he was practically his slave. "How Many Hired Servants . . . Have Bread
Enough?" — He soon contrasts himself, in this, to a freeman, most abject ...
|Paul in the Mamextine dungeon, chained to a Roman soldier, was infinitely more |
free than Nero in his palace. ... in the gloom of the dungeon of Machaerus castle
knew more of the blessings of liberty in one hour than Herod in a lifetime. ... Vs.
35, 36. "And the servant abideth not in the house forever: but the Son abideth
ever. If the Son therefore shall make you free ... will of God is not merely'
accepted, but loved and desired as that which is wholly good ; when the love of
God, of his will, ...
|wondrous utterances of angel and of Child, had not walked half a life time hand |
in hand with such a Son as hers, to be ignorant of ... He understood well that he
might now call upon her for the last self-renunciation; he might tell her that this,
their loved ... claimed him ; but ihe sword with which he thus pierced her heart
was forged by infinite love and carried its own balm. ... The amazing calm of her
admonition to the servants shows, better than any words of description could do,
the deep ...
|Soon after our conversion he professed sanctification, and urged me to seek for it|
. ... I considered the subject of sanctification in the light of loving God with all my
heart, and loving my neighbor as myself — not so much ... a work not of one
moment but of a life-time ; agreement, union, and harmony with God ; self lost in
humanity ; self lost in God ; living for ... Peter said, 'I did not think them valuable;
but I believe you, for- you and your brother know more about horses than any
men I ever ...
|Or, Laughter for a Lifetime Samuel Putnam Avery ... of husbands with untidy |
wives, and compared her self-imposed continuousness of action to the unrest of
a galley-slave, ... She thought of Mark's abounding love for her (a tithe of which
she had not deserved) in the early days of their ... housemaid than her duties as a
wife and mother ; and here a pang (if possible more sharp than those occasioned
Francis Ellington Abbot, William James Potter, Benjamin Franklin Underwood - 1870 - Read - More editions
|He was self-sacrificing, — devoted so unselfishly to science, that he quietly |
surrendered the comfort and ease and indolence of a ... and savageness of
miserable wretches, who called themselves servants ol a religion whose first
command is love of one's neighbor?' (Life of Humboldt, p. 221.) Quite as strong
as his hatred of cruelty and slavery, was his love of freedom. ... There are nations
more susceptible of cultivation, more highly civilized, more ennobled by mental
cultivation than ...
|If, Basi , I once admitted that my mother was harsh, it was during her life-time, |
when she might have chan ed. Her death-bed ... You have found patience and
resignation; I love you still l" “Not resignation,” she cried, seizing his hand and
pressing it between both her own, “for I know only regret. I would ... "Alice," he
whispered, and the voice was full of hope, of a self-conquering, too, which cost
his pride much, "I have decided. ... I can never be more to you than a sister—5h,
let me be that !
|19 And am no more worthy to be called thy son : make me as one of thy hired |
servants. ... To them He says substantially: God seeks for the sinner as the
shepherd for n lost sheep or as an anxious woman for n lost coin, and when they
... to this arrangement, although it may be questioned whether the younger son
had any real claim during his father's lifetime. .... The appalling power of sin is
nowhere so detestably exhibited than in turning a son's heart away from the love
of a kind father ...
|gratification of a boundless love of admiration, and the kind of power which |
results from it. If Miss ... With one or the other of the two women Henry Esmond's
thoughts are almost always engaged ; and it is to win the reluctant love of the
daughter that he seeks ... A dowager Viscountess is a more faithful than flattering
portrait of a class of ladies of rank of that time. ... Mr. Thackeray has overcome not
only this self-imposed difficulty, but one greater still, which he could not avoid —
his own ...
|If, Bdsil, I once admitted that my mother was harsh, it was during her life-time, |
when she might have chzui ed. ... You have found patience and resignation; I
love you still I" “Not resignation," she cried, seizing his hand and pressing it ...
Alice," he whispered, and the voice was full of hope, of a. self-conquering, too,
which cost his pride much, “I have decided. ... Basil, I dare not 've you a. hope; it
would be tacitly deceiving you. can never be more to you than n. sister—Oh, let
me he that !