The Works of the Most Illustrious and Pious Armand de Bourbon, Prince of Conti: With a Short Account of His Life

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Page vii - House and riches are the inheritance of fathers ; but a prudent wife is from, the Lord,
Page 8 - THEREFORE, O YE KINGS, AND UNDERSTAND; LEARN, YE that be judges of the ends of the earth. Give ear, ye that rule the people, and glory in the multitude of nations. For power is given you of the Lord, and sovereignty from the Highest, who shall try your works, and search out your counsels.
Page 11 - ... running in profound darkness after a phantom. They are like a man in a dream, who thinks that he is awake, and who imagines that the objects he sees are real. Thus deceived are they, who are called great in the world, wise in their generation, who are the victims of deceitful pleasures. It is only the children of God who walk in the light of pure truth. What awaits these men who are so full of their own vain and ambitious thoughts ? Often disgrace, always death, the judgment of God, and eternity....
Page 39 - ... yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement defire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge ! in all things ye have approved your felves to be clear in this matter.
Page 69 - eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, nor hath the heart of man conceived the things which God hath prepared for them that love Him.

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