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" A soft answer turneth away wrath : but grievous words stir up anger. "
Lectures on the Essentials of Religion, Personal, Domestic, and Social - Page 201
by Henry Forster Burder - 1825 - 377 pages
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 3

Missions - 1825
...; and wilt tliou rail at thy brother ? The best way to succeed, is to treat him with tenderness. " A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger." From the meek and gentle do portment • of the archangel, the Apos-3e takes occasion to arraign and...
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The Works of Nathaniel Lardner, Volume 5

Nathaniel Lardner - Dissenters, Religious - 1815
...10. 32. Solomon's observation may be reckoned applicable here, as well as upon other occasions : " A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger." Prov. xv. 1. In this way redeem time to yourselves, for all the good purposes of life. In this way...
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Ezra to Malachi

1815
...king's favour is toward a wise servant : but his wrath is against him that causeth shame. CHAP. XV. A Soft answer turneth away wrath : but grievous words stir up anger. 2 The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness. 3...
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The Panoplist, and Missionary Magazine, Volume 12

Congregational churches - 1816
...words which stir up anger; and by satirical, contemptuous, or ill-natured remarks, and insinuations. "A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger. The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright, but the mouth of fools pourcth out foolishness." It...
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Sermons. Designed chiefly for the use of villages and families

Thornhill Kidd - 1817
...allay the rising of hateful passions ; while the opposite tend only to irritate and inflame them. " A soft answer turneth away wrath ; but grievous words stir up anger." Let us, therefore, in all our intercourse with others, be " gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men."...
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Discourses on Some of the Most Important Doctrines and Duties of Christianity

Peter Smith - Sermons - 1818 - 484 pages
...convince our adversary, than all the vociferations of passionate invective. For, as the wise man says, " a soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger." " The beginning of strife is, as when one letteth out water : wherefore leave off contention before...
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An Attempt Towards an Improved Translation of the Proverbs of Solomon,: From ...

George Holden - Bible - 1819 - 396 pages
...favour is toward a wise servant ; But his wrath is against him that causeth shame. p CHAPTER XV. 1 A SOFT answer turneth away wrath ; But grievous words stir up anger. 2 The tongue of the wise maketh knowledge agree- / able; But the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 253 pages
...VIII. HE that hath no rule over his own spirit, is like a city that is broken down, and without walls. A soft answer turneth away wrath ; but grievous words stir up anger. Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith. Pride goeth before...
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The English reading book, in prose

William Jillard Hort - English prose literature - 1822 - 249 pages
...integrity of the upright shall guide them, but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them. A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger. Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasure and trouble therewith. Better is...
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Twenty-four Sermons, on Various Subjects

Brian Hill - Sermons, English - 1822 - 433 pages
...generally attended to, and if not, in what manner we may avoid transgression upon any future occasion. " A soft answer turneth away wrath ; but grievous words stir up anger." Could any person, who goes much abroad into the world, suppose that these words were contained in a...
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