A letter of advice to his grand-children, by sir Matthew Hale

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Σελίδα 108 - Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
Σελίδα 94 - Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath : for it is written, Vengeance is mine ; I will repay, saith the Lord. Therefore, if thine enemy hunger, feed him ; if he thirst, give him drink : for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head. Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
Σελίδα 71 - ... if any man will do the will of God, he shall know of the doctrine whether it be of God.
Σελίδα 12 - God and our Saviour Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
Σελίδα 95 - Be ye angry, and sin not : let not the sun go down upon your wrath : neither give place to the devil.
Σελίδα 74 - Though my hands and mind have been as full of secular business, both before and since I was a judge, as it may be any man's in England, yet I never wanted time in my six days to ripen and fit myself for the business and employments I had to do, though I borrowed not one minute from the Lord's day to prepare for it, by study or otherwise.
Σελίδα 121 - ... hasty in committing yourself to them: stand off awhile till you have inquired of some that you know by experience to be faithful, what they are ; observe what company they keep; be not too easy to gain acquaintance, but stand off and keep a distance yet awhile, till you have observed and learnt touching them.
Σελίδα 107 - ... than other notional speculations in logic or philosophy delivered by others ; and the rather, because bare speculations and notions have little experience and external observation to confirm them, and they rarely fix the minds, especially of young men. But that part of philosophy that is real, may be improved and confirmed by daily observation; and is more stable, and yet more certain and delightful, and goes along with a man all his life, whatever employment or profession he undertakes. 4. When...
Σελίδα 108 - ... offered to Hercules; on the left hand, a way of pleasure, of luxury, of idleness, intemperance, wantonness, which though it first be tempting and flattering, yet it ends in dishonor, in shame, in infamy, in poverty ; such a way as the wise man spoke of, " There is a way that is pleasant and delightful, but the end of that way is death;" and that which the same wise man speaks of, (Eccles.
Σελίδα 126 - I have long held in this kingdom have given me an opportunity to observe the original cause of most of the enormities that...

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