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War its thousands slays, Peace its ten thousands.

Line 178.

Whom soft-eyed Pity once led down from Heaven
To bleed for Man, to teach him how to live,
And oh ! still harder lesson, how to die !*

Lines 316-319.

* “ There taught us how to live, and (oh! too high The price for knowledge) taught us how to die."

Tickell's Lines on the Death of Addison.


Scriptural Quotations.*



In the sweat of thy face † shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken ; for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return. I

Chap. III.

Verse 19.

Am I my brother's keeper ?

Chap. iv.

Verse 9.

* The facility afforded for references to the Holy Scriptures through the various Concordances, renders it unnecessary to insert here more than a few of the most salient passages. Did not these facilities exist, a volume such as this might easily be compiled consisting solely of quotations constantly in use, from the Old and New Testaments.

† Not in the sweat of thy brow, as it is ofttimes quoted. | Man shall turn again into dust.

Job chap. xxxiv. Verse 15.

Whoso sheddeth man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed.

Chap. ix. Verse 6.

His hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him. Chap. xvi. Verse 12.

Then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow

Chap. XLII.

to the grave.

Verse 38.

Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel.

Chap. XLIX.

Verse 4.



A land flowing with milk and honey.*

Chap. III. Verse 8.


for life, eye

Life shall


tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Chap. xIx.

Verse 21.

* See also Exodus iii.


5 ; xi. 5 ; xxxii. 22.

Ezekiel xx. 6, 15.

xxxiii. 3. Jeremiah He kept him as the apple of his eye.

Chap. XXXII.

Verse 10.


Quit yourselves like men.*

Chap. iv.

Verse 9.

The Lord hath sought him a man after his own heart

Chap. xl.

Verse 14.


Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon.

Chap. 1.

Verse 20.

Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided.

Chap 1. · Verse 23.

How are the mighty fallen!
Chap. 1. Verses



* “Quit you like men, be strong."-1 CORINTHIANS

xvi. 13.

Thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of

Chap. 1. Verse 26.




Israel shall be a proverb and a by-word among people.

Chap. ix.

Verse 7.

My father hath chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.*

Chap. XII.

Verses 11 and 14.

How long halt ye between two opinions ?

Chap. XVIII.

Verse 21.

And after the fire a still small voice.

Chap. xix.

Verse 12.


Now, behold, thou trustest upon the staff of this bruised reed.

Chap. xviii.

Verse 2 1.

* See also 2 Chronicles X. 11-14.

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