Leaflets of Memory, Volumen11

Reynell Coates
Butler and Williams, 1855
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Página 194 - Was it in order to raise a fortune that you consumed the sprightly hours of youth in study and retirement ? Was it to be rich that you grew pale over the midnight lamp, and distilled the sweetness from the Greek and Roman spring?
Página 193 - T is well : be above it, then, only do not repine that you are not rich. Is knowledge the pearl of price ? That too may be purchased — by steady application, and long, solitary hours of study and reflection. Bestow these, and you shall be wise.
Página 72 - Great were the hearts and strong the minds Of those who framed, in high debate, The immortal league of love that binds Our fair broad empire, state with state. And...
Página 212 - Every good act, he would say, is charity. Your smiling in your brother's face is charity; an exhortation of your fellow man to virtuous deeds is equal to alms-giving; your putting a wanderer in the right road is charity; your assisting the blind is charity; your removing stones and thorns and other obstructions from the road is charity; your giving water to the thirsty is charity.
Página 194 - What reward! A large comprehensive soul, well purged from vulgar fears, and perturbations, and prejudices; able to comprehend and interpret the works of man — of God. A rich, flourishing, cultivated mind, pregnant with inexhaustible stores of entertainment and reflection. A perpetual spring of fresh ideas; and the conscious dignity of superior intelligence. Good heaven! and what reward can you ask besides?
Página 212 - He who is not affectionate to God's creatures, and to his own children," would he say, '' God will not be affectionate to him. Every Moslem who clothes the naked of his faith, will be clothed by Allah in the green robes of paradise.
Página 212 - Your smiling in your brother's face is charity ; an exhortation of your fellow-man to virtuous deeds is equal to alms-giving ; your putting a wanderer in the right road is charity ; your assisting the blind is charity ; your removing stones and thorns and other obstructions from the road is charity ; your giving water to the thirsty is charity. " A man's true wealth hereafter is the good he does in this world to his fellowman. When he dies, people will say, What property has he left behind him ?...
Página 215 - ... power by the miracles he wrought. None of these attributes, however, have been sufficient to enforce conviction, and even the miracles of Moses and Jesus have been treated with unbelief. I, therefore, the last of the prophets, am sent with the sword ! Let those who promulgate my faith enter into no argument nor discussion; but slay all who refuse obedience to the law. Whoever fights for the true faith, whether he fall or conquer, will assuredly receive a glorious reward.
Página 293 - Call not that man wretched who, whatever else he suffers, as to pain inflicted or pleasure denied, has a child for whom he hopes and on whom he dotes.
Página 17 - She sings the wild song of her dear native plains, Every note which he loved awaking — Ah! little they think, who delight in her strains, How the heart of the minstrel is breaking!

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