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|Distress commonly implies conditions or circumstances that cause physical or |
mental stress or strain: usually also it connotes the possibility of relief or the need
of assistance <to pity distress is human; to relieve it is Godlike — Mann) The word
is applicable to ... or as due, or as accordant to need (dispense alms to the needy
) <if every just man that now pines with want had but a moderate and beseeming
|5 His house was known to all the vagrant train, He chid their wanderings but |
reliev'd their pain; The long remembered beggar ... famine, would vote for nothing
but a supply of toothpicks. ... 22 To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is
|Sean O'Faolain (1900 - 1991) ** To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is |
Godlike. ** Horace Mann (1796 - 1859) ** Even if it's a little thing, do something
for those who have need of help, something for which you get no pay but the
|... may be a millstone about the neck; spent on others, it may give us wings like |
eagles. — Roswell D. Hitchcock. To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is
Godlike. ... Such help as we can give each other in this world is a debt to each
|People seldom improve when they have no model but themselves to copy after.|
— Goldsmith. ... Not Infallible judgment, but sincere endeavor to follow a Higher
wisdom. 3. Not freedom ... To pity distress is but human ; to relieve it is God-like.
|Thomas Browne To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike.... — Horace |
Mann Your charity is not genuine if your words, no matter how true, are not
charitable.... — Jean P. Camus Charity is the queen of virtues. As the pearls are
|"To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is God-like." While Paul and Barnabas |
were at Antioch, there came "prophets from Jerusalem," one of whom was named
Agabus. He is thought to have been one ga us, of the seventy chosen by the ...
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|To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike. Horace Mann Charity. To |
love human beings insofar as they are nothing. That is to love them as God does.
Simone Weil Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a ...
|2842 W. Grand Blvd. L. L. Parker To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is |
Godlike. — Horace Mann. The dawn of Christ is beaming blessings o'er the new-
born world. — H. H. Boyesen. So shalt thou always live jollily, for a good
|Lois Kerr. "Is this one of our tribe or a stranger?" is the question of the narrow-|
minded; but to those of a noble disposition the world is but one family.
HITOPADESA (Hindu scripture) To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is
Godlike. HORACE ...