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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 ...
Elias Smith - 1922
|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, ...
|Soon after our conversion be professed sauctification, and urged me to seek for it|
. ... I considered the subset of sanctification in the light of loving ed with all my
heart, and loving my neighbor as myself—not so ... one moment but of a life-time;
agreement, union, and harmony with God; self lost in humanity; self lost in God;
living for the honor of God and ... 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 saw; ...
|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 ...
|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 !
|But these are only trilling inconveniences in the by-ways of life. Time was when |
the highways were no better, and in many ... and display the gaudy colours of his
newly painted wagon undefiled by mud : while the farm servant, male or female,
... It is difficult to imagine anything more lovely than the AVater-laue, of which we
give an illustration from the pencil of M. Le ... but it is a mutual love of goodness
and beauty, a mutual forgetfulness of self, a consciousness that both are seeking
Samuel Putnam Avery - 1858 - 368 pages
|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
|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 !
Henry Mills Alden - 1853
|gratification of a boundless love of admiration, and the kind of power which |
results from -it. If Miss ... \Vith one or the other of the two women Henry Esmoud'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 difi'iculty, but one greater still, which he could not avoid—
his own ...
Francis Ellington Abbot, William James Potter, Benjamin Franklin Underwood - 1870
|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 ...