On the Functions of the Brain and of Each of Its Parts: Organology; or, An exposition of the instincts, propensities, sentiments, and talents, or the moral qualities, and the fundamental intellectual faculties in man and animals, and the seat of their organs

Marsh, Capen & Lyon, 1835

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128 ページ - Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick ; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
128 ページ - Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles ? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit ; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
7 ページ - ... at something beyond this world. How one of his order came by it, Heaven above, who let it fall upon a monk's shoulders, best knows ; but it would have suited a Brahmin, and, had I met it upon the plains of Indostan, I had reverenced it.
128 ページ - Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost its savor, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out and trodden under foot of men.
8 ページ - She had superadded likewise to her jacket, a pale green ribband, which fell across her shoulder to the waist; at the end of which hung her pipe. — Her goat had been as faithless as her lover ; and she had got a little dog in lieu of him, which she had kept tied by a string to her girdle ; as I looked at her dog, she drew him towards her with the string...
8 ページ - ... more than it lost by it. When he had entered the room three paces, he stood still; and laying his left hand upon his breast (a slender white staff with which he journeyed being in his right) — when I had got close up to him, he introduced himself with the little story of the wants of his convent, and the poverty of his order; — and did it with so simple a grace, — and such an air of deprecation was there in the whole cast of his look and figure, — I was bewitched not to have been struck...
7 ページ - ... of it — might be about seventy; but from his eyes, and that sort of fire which was in them — which seemed more tempered by courtesy than years — could be no more than sixty. Truth might lie between — He was certainly sixty-five; and the general air of his countenance— notwithstanding something seemed to have been planting wrinkles in it before their time — agreed to the account.
7 ページ - The rest of his outline may be given in a few strokes; one might put it into the hands of any one to design ; for it was neither elegant nor otherwise, but as character and expression made it so.
7 ページ - The monk, as I judged from the break in his tonsure (a few scattered white hairs upon his temples being all that remained of it), might be about seventy; but from his eyes, and that sort of fire which was in them, which seemed more tempered by courtesy than years, could be no more than sixty...
129 ページ - And every one who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house upon the sand; and the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell; and great was the fall of it.