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... it will have many pleasures mixed with it , and become at length itself the greatest : it will not abridge thy appetites of any desirable gratifi- . cations , but give them a new delicious relish of the fountain from which they flow ...
While carnal , he said , Oh , if I were but in great esteem , and rolled in wealth , and swimmed in pleasure , if my debts were paid , and I and mine provided for ! then I were a happy man . But now the tune is changed : Oh , saith the ...
... pleasure of friends , the frowns of the great : nothing sounded so terrible to him as pain , or poverty , or disgrace . Now these are little to him in comparison of God's dishonour or displeasure . How warily doth he walk , lest he ...
He could once swill in it with too much pleasure ; now he loathes the thought of returning to it , as much as of licking up the filthiest vomit . Commune then with thine own heart , and attend the The nature of Conversion .
... or a support to his esteem h carnal friends , yet he will rather throw his gain down the kennel , see his credit fall , or the flower of pleasure wither in his hand , than he will allow himself in any known way of sin , Luke xix .
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