Let the Bible be diffused among them, and all earthly good would follow.
But it is a grievous thing to me that he should have toiled so hard to translate the Bible, and now the language and the people are gone!
"We have not," says she, "had a morsel to eat, nor have these poor children had a rag to put on, but what his goodness hath bestowed on us." For, indeed, besides the horse and the Bible, Tom had sacrificed a night-gown, and other things, to the use of this distressed family.
That to sell Bibles was strictly lawful by all laws both Divine and human, and consequently there was no unfitness in it.
Caedmon gladly did her bidding, and when he had been received among them, his brother monks taught to him all the Bible
And you never can be sorry for the trouble you took to learn them; for knowl- edge is worth more than anything there is in the world; it's what makes great men and good men; you'll be a great man and a good man yourself, some day, Thomas, and then you'll look back and say, It's all owing to the precious Sunday-school privileges of my boyhood -- it's all owing to my dear teachers that taught me to learn -- it's all owing to the good superintendent, who en- couraged me, and watched over me, and gave me a beautiful Bible
-- a splendid elegant Bible
-- to keep and have it all for my own, always -- it's all owing to right bringing up!
"But they ought to read the Bible
, mamma, to learn God's will."
The stately language of the Bible
refers to a crown of life whose lustre will reflect the day- beams of the endless ages of eternity, not the butterfly existence of a city built by men's hands, which must pass to dust with the builders and be forgotten even in the mere handful of centuries vouchsafed to the solid world itself between its cradle and its grave.
"If it says so in the Bible
it is so, Philip," said Mrs.
Sure no man was ever more thankful in the world for anything of its kind than he was for the Bible
, nor, I believe, never any man was glad of a Bible
from a better principle; and though he had been a most profligate creature, headstrong, furious, and desperately wicked, yet this man is a standing rule to us all for the well instructing children, viz.
Tom entered with his usual saddened evening face, but his eyes fell immediately on the open Bible
and the inkstand, and he glanced with a look of anxious surprise at his father, who was saying,--
They can pray for him, pay money to have the Bible
put into his hand, and missionaries to instruct him; while they despise and totally neglect the heathen at their own doors.
"Come, Ben," said Adam, rather sternly, "you let the words o' the Bible
alone; you're going too far now."
"Alas!" replied Rosa, "it is the Bible
of your poor godfather, Cornelius de Witt.
A CELEBRATED Divine having affirmed the fallibility of the Bible
, was asked why, then, he preached the religion founded upon it.