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From David learn to give thanks for everything. Every furrow in the Book of Psalms is sown with the seeds of thanksgiving.

    Topics: Thankfulness

God is pleased with no music below so much as with the thanksgiving songs of relieved widows and supported orphans; of rejoicing, comforted, and thankful persons.

    Topics: Thankfulness, Music

The best theology is rather a divine life than a divine knowledge.

    Topics: Theology

Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth.

    Topics: Truth, Men

Every act of virtue is an ingredient unto reward.

    Topics: Virtue, Rewards

Modesty is the appendage of sobriety, and is to chastity, to temperance, and to humility as the fringes are to a garment.

    Topics: Virtue, Modesty

Temperance is reason's girdle, and passion's bride, the strength of the soul, and the foundation of virtue.

    Topics: Virtue, Strength

The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living which are to be desired when dying.

    Topics: Wisdom

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