Salander and the Dragon: A Romance of the Hartz Prison

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Page 215 - ... not feel the influence of fleeting words that dissolve in air. In times of ignorance and wickedness like this, it is most wise to hear reproach in silence, and in full conversion of thy heart to me not to regard the judgment of men. 2. Let not thy peace then depend upon the commendation or censure of ignorant and fallible creatures like thyself, for they can make no alteration in thy real character. True peace, and true glory, are to be found only in me ; and he that seeking them in me loves...
Page 252 - Heart, the command of Lord Conscienza. that he shall be kept confined, and no one shall know of his existence ; how the jailor finally tells his wife that he has this monster, and she insists on seeing him, and promises never to mention his existence to any one, and keeps her promise for a whole week or so, and then hints it to Mrs.
Page 225 - But the cowardly, unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.
Page 215 - ... than others can form, because thou art conscious of imperfections which they cannot know. If thy attention and care were confined to the life of the internal man, thou wouldst not feel the influence of fleeting words that dissolve in air. In times of ignorance and wickedness like this, it is most wise to hear reproach in silence, and in full conversion of thy heart to me not to regard the judgment of men. 2. Let not thy peace then depend upon the commendation or censure of ignorant and fallible...
Page 214 - Judgments and cruel Censures of Men are not to be regarded. CHRIST. 1. BE not impatient, my son, when men think evil of thee, and speak that which thou art not willing to hear. Thy own opinion of thyself should be much lower than others can form, because thou art conscious of imperfections which they cannot know. If thy attention and care were confined to the life of the internal man, thou wouldst not feel the influence of fleeting words that disSolve in air. In times of ignorance and wickedness...
Page 8 - And some are such ill dissemblers of their joy, that they do it with open scorn and irrision. Others are more artificially malicious ; and, with a deep sigh, and a downcast look, and a whining voice, and an affected slowness, whisper to one : " Alas ! did you not hear of such a gross miscarriage by such a one?
Page 106 - whom the Lord loveth, he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.

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