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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 Principles of English Composition: Illustrated by Examples with Critical ...

David Booth - English language - 1831 - 351 pages
...in opposition to one another, for the purpose of rendering their distinction more apparent : as, " A soft answer turneth away wrath ; but grievous words stir up anger." And the following from the Guardian: " True Honour, though it be a different principle from Religion,...
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God's Terrible Voice in the City ... the History of the ... Plague and Fire ...

Thomas Vincent - 1832 - 236 pages
...second reviling word breeds the strife; give to a hard speech the return of a soft answer, Prov. xv. 1. "A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger." And Prov. xxv. 15. " Long forbearance is of great persuasion and " a soft tongue breaketh a bone."...
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Zohrab, the Hostage, Volume 1

James Justinian Morier - 1832
...excite the wrath of the present director of his fate, whatever might be the provocation. j CHAPTER V. A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger. PROVERBS OF SOLOMON. UPON appearing before the king, Zohrab made no difficulty in going through all...
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A scriptural commentary on the Book of Genesis and the Gospel ..., Volume 1

Charles Lambert Coghlan - 1832
...to wrath it of great understanding ; but hr that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly. Prof. xiv. 59. A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger: better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled x and hatred therewith : a wrathful man...
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The Infantile Instructor [#]: Being a Series of Questions and Answers ...

Eli Mecker - Arithmetic - 1832 - 167 pages
...READING. 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...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral, & philosophical ...

1832
...Passion, like fire, which rarely goes out by casting more fuel upon it, is only increased by contention. " A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger." So Solomon says, and so common life proves ; but this lady had no soft words, or at least but few,...
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Selections from the Old Testament: Or, the Religion, Morality and Poetry of ...

Sarah Austin - 1833 - 304 pages
...thing than the beginning thereof; and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit. 44 A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. 45 Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil. 46 The meek shall...
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A Dictionary of the Holy Bible, for the Use of Schools and Young Persons

Edward Robinson - English language - 1833 - 361 pages
...the wicked shall be overthrown ; But the tabernacte of the upright shall flourish. Proverbs 15 : 1. * A soft answer turneth away wrath ; But grievous words stir up anger. 3. Synthetic ; which is a mere juxtaposition ; or rather the thought is carried forward in the second...
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Christian Ethics: Being Selections from the Writings of Bishop Sanderson

Robert Sanderson - 1833 - 80 pages
...that is slow to wrath is of great understanding : but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly." " 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." " A froward man...
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Self-discipline

Henry Forster Burder - Conduct of life - 1834 - 184 pages
...least, the delay of a moment, before indulgence be conceded to the spirit of rising anger ; and if oven this brief interval be gained, there is some reason...we feel conscious, that our words are not only the utterance, but the instruments, and the excitements of thought ; and if thus they operate when we use...
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