The Works of Armand de Bovrbon, Prince of Conti...: With a Short Account of His Life

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W. B[ray] and sold, 1713 - Kings and rulers - 525 pages

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Page 15 - But ye shall not be so : but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.
Page 8 - THEREFORE, O YE KINGS, AND UNDERSTAND; LEARN, YE that be judges of the ends of the earth. Give ear, ye that rule the people, and glory in the multitude of nations. For power is given you of the Lord, and sovereignty from the Highest, who shall try your works, and search out your counsels.
Page 5 - God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty ; and base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen; yea, and things that are not, to bring to nought things that are, that no flesh should glory in his presence.
Page xiv - Bonaparte's career, and yet could earnestly desire that war, in its later stages, " to be carried on with all the heart, and all the soul, and all the strength of this mighty empire...
Page 39 - ... yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement defire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge ! in all things ye have approved your felves to be clear in this matter.
Page 8 - For power is given you of the Lord, and sovereignty from the Highest, who shall try your works, and search out your counsels. Because, being ministers of his kingdom, ye have not judged aright, nor kept the law, nor walked after the counsel of God...
Page 5 - ... our great Master hath taught us, by saying, it is more easy for a camel to pass through a needle's eye.

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