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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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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1825 - 264 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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A Christian Directory, Or, A Body of Practical Divinity and Cases of ...

Richard Baxter - Christian life - 1825
...mild and gentle speech, which savoureth of love, and tendeth to assuage the heat that is kindled. " A soft answer turneth away wrath : but grievous words stir up anger "." And that which mollifieth and appeaseth another, will much conduce to the appeasing of yourselves....
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 286 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 os and hatred therewith. Prideigoeth before...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 7

1827
...part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone.—Rev. xxi. 8. Against Quarrelling, fyc. fyc. A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he'that is slow to anger appeaseth strife. The heart of the...
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The Constitution and Standards of the Associate-Reformed Church in North-America

1827 - 488 pages
...speak no guile; — Let him eschew evil, and do good : let him seek peace, and ensue it. Prov. xv. 1. A soft answer turneth away wrath : but grievous words stir up anger. Judges viii. 1, 2, 3. And the men of Ephraim said unto him, Why hast thou served us thus, that thou...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1827 - 263 pages
...HE that hath no rule over his mm 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 there with*. Pride goeth before...
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The Works of Nathaniel Lardner, D.D.: With a Life by Dr. Kippis, Volume 9

Nathaniel Lardner - 1827
...Cor. x. 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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Biographical notices of the apostles, evangelists, and other saints; with ...

Richard Mant (bp. of Down, Connor and Dromore.) - 1828
...departed asunder the one from the other." It was the observation of the wise king many ages since, " a soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger." Daily experience confirms the j ustness of the observation. Probably the latter member of it may have...
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A common-place-book to the holy Bible: or, The Scriptures' sufficiency ...

William Dodd - 1828
...great understanding: but he that is hasty (or short) of spirit, exalteth folly. — Prov. xiv. 17. 29. A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger, &c. A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife. —Prov. xv....
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The Rubicon; Or, Historical Allusions Familiarized,: In Sketches of Early ...

History, Ancient - 1830 - 171 pages
...him with mildness ; while Remus, had he been acquainted with the Scripture, would have known that ' a soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger.' " "I think, mamma, I shall never forget this story, but it is very difficult to remember anything when...
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