The Oeconomy of Human Life Volume 1, Pts. 1-2

The Oeconomy of Human Life Volume 1, Pts. 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1751 edition. Excerpt: ... through the rivers: so runneth thy life from the heart outwards; and so returneth it unto its place again. Do not both retain their course for ever? behold the same God ordained them Is not thy nose the channel to perfumes? thy mouth the path to delicacies? Yet know thou, that.perfumes long smelt become offensive: that delicacies destroy the appetite they flatter.: Are Are not thine eyes the centinels that watch for thee; yet how often are they unable to distinguish truth from error. Keep thy soul in moderation: teach thy spirit to be attentive to its good: so shall these its mini, sters be always to thee conveyances of truth. Thine hand, is it not a miracle? is there in the creation aught like unto it? wherefore was it given thee; but that thou might'st stretch it out to the assistance of thy brother? Why of all things living art thou alone made capable of blushing? the world shall read thy shame upon thy face; therefore do nothing shameful.. Fear and dismay, why rob they thy countenance of of its ruddy splendour? avoid guilt and thou (halt /halt know that fear is beneath thee; that dismay is unmanly. CHAPTER III. Wherefore to thee alone speak shadows in the visions of thy pillow? reverence them; for know that dreams are from on high. Thou man alone canst speak: wonder at thy glorious prerogative; and pay to him who gave it thee a rational and welcome praise; teaching thy children wisdom; instructing the offspring of thy loins in piety. The Soul of Man, its Origin and Affections. /-jpHE blessings, O man! of j thy external part are health, vigour, and proportion: the greatest of these is health. What health is to the body, even that honesty is to the soul. That thou hast a soul is of all knowledge the most certain; of all truths the most plain...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236609565
  • 9781236609564