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" ... a sufficiency out of contentedness. If the soul itself be out of tune, outward things will do no more good than a fair shoe to a gouty foot. And seek not ourselves abroad out of ourselves in the conceits of other men. A man shall never live quietly... "
Mysteries and Revelations. Or, The Explication and Application of Severall ... - Page 21
by Ralph Venning - 1652 - 104 pages
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Maxims, observations & reflections on morality and religion; selected from ...

T Nixon - 1806 - 176 pages
...large revenue. All countries are a wise man's home. The best things, .when corrupted, become the worst. He that is little in his own eyes, will not be troubled to be thought so in others. It is as great a point of wisdom to hide ignorance, as to discover knowledge....
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The Rule of Life: Or a Collection of Select Moral Sentences ...

Watson Adams - Conduct of life - 1834 - 290 pages
...Gent. lib. He that is ashamed to be seen in a mean condition, would be proud of a splendid one. Seneca. He that is little in his own eyes, will not be troubled to be thought so in the eyes of others. Nothing violent is of long continuance. Seneca. It is commonly said,...
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The American Quarterly Register, Volume 12

Clergy - 1840 - 434 pages
...contemns a small fault, commits a great one. What the heart doth not, is as if not done, in religion. He that is little in his own eyes, will not be troubled to be little in the eyes of others. What we are afraid to do before men, we should be afraid to think before God. As there is a vanity...
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The Gospel banner and biblical treasury [ed. by W.J. Dawson]., Volume 1

William John Dawson - 1848 - 1186 pages
...is observed to defeat its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt. HE that is little in his own eyes, will not be troubled to be little in the eyes of others. MANY afflictions \vill not clond and obstruct peace of mind so much as one sin ; therefore, if ye would...
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Gleanings from many fields, by the author of 'Portugal'.

Gleanings - Bible - 1849 - 232 pages
...to obey, till he cease to be."— Anon. FEBRUARY 12. " My soul is humbled in me."—Lam. iii. 20. " He that is little in his own eyes, will not be troubled to be little in the eyes of others."—Anon. FEBRUARY 13. " Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith."—Heb. xii....
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The Complete Works of Richard Sibbes, D.D.

Richard Sibbes - Puritans - 1862 - 574 pages
...conceits of other men. A man shall never live quietly that hath not learned to be set lightby of others. He that is little in his own eyes will not be troubled to be little in the eyes of others. Men that set too high a price upon themselves, when others will not come to their price, are discontent....
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The Guide to holiness, and class-leader's magazine, ed. by J. Bate, Volume 1

John Bate - 1870 - 394 pages
...a small fault, commits a great one 155. A Christian should be neither a dead sea, nor a raing Bea. 156. He that is little in his own eyes, will not be to be little in the eyes of others. 157. What the heart cloth not, is as not done- in religion. 158....
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Light from Heaven

Richard Sibbes - Religion - 1995 - 376 pages
...conceits of other men. A man shall never live quietly that hath not learned to be set lightby of others. He that is little in his own eyes will not be troubled to be little in the eyes of others. Men that set too high a price upon themselves, when others will not come to their price, are discontent....
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Publications, Issue 97

Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Publication - 1842 - 308 pages
...conceits of other men. A man shall never live quietly that hath not learned to be set light by of others. He that is little in his own eyes will not be troubled to be little in the eyes of others. Men that set too high a price upon themselves, when others will not come to their price, are discontent....
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