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War its thousands slays, Peace its ten thousands.
Whom soft-eyed Pity once led down from Heaven
To bleed for Man, to teach him how to live,
"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.
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
Am I my brother's keeper?
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
† Man shall turn again into dust.
Job chap. xxxiv. Verse 15.
Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his
blood be shed.
A land flowing, with milk and honey.*
* See also Exodus iii. 17; xiii. 5; xxxiii. 3. Jeremiah
xi. 5; xxxii. 22. Ezekiel xx. 6, 15.
He kept him as the apple of his eye.
The Lord hath sought him a man after his own
Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of
Chap. 1. Verse 20.
Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided.
* "Quit you like men, be strong."xvi. 13.
Thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of
Israel shall be a proverb and a by-word among all
My father hath chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.*
Now, behold, thou trustest upon the staff of this
* See also 2 Chronicles x. 11-14.