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The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.
We are constantly railing against the passions; we ascribe to them all of man's afflictions, and we forget that they are also the ...
The wise man, knowing how to enjoy achieved results without having constantly to replace them with others, finds in them an attach ...
But I choose to think he is escaped from the possibility of falling into any future afflictions, and that neither the malice of hi ...
The thanksgiving of the old Jew, "Lord, I thank Thee that Thou didst not make me a woman," doubtless came from a careful review of ...
Lord, with what care hast Thou begirt us round!
Parents first season us; then schoolmasters
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Whatever pretended causes we may blame our afflictions upon, it is often nothing but self-interest and vanity that produce them.
Hast thou, which art but air, a touch, a feeling
Of their afflictions, and shall not myself,
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Prostitution is the most hideous of the afflictions produced by the unequal distribution of the world's goods; this infamy stigmat ...
The happiest youth, viewing his progress through,
What perils past, what crosses to ensue,
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