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Your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions.
Joel ii. 28. Multitudes in the valley of decision.
iii. 14. They shall sit every man under his vine and under his fiy-tree.
Micah iv. 4. Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.
Habakkuk ii, 2. Your fathers, where are they? And the prophets, do they live forever ?
Zechariah i, 5. For who hath despised the day of small things ?
iv. 10. Prisoners of hope. I was wounded in the house of my friends. xiii. 6.
But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings.
Malachi iv. 2. Great is truth, and mighty above all things.
1 Esdrus iv. 41. Unto you is paradise opened.
2 Esdras viï. 52. I shall light a candle of understanding in thine heart, which shall not be put out.
xiv, 25. So they [Azarias and Tobias] went forth both, and the young man's dog went with them.
Tobit v. 16. So they went their way, and the dog went after them.
ri. 4. Our time is a very shadow that passeth away.
Wisdom of Solomon ii. 5. Let us crown ourselves with rosebuds before they be withered.
ü. 8. Wisdom is the gray hair unto men, and an unspotted life is old age.
1 Magna est veritas et prævalet. – The Vulyate.
Usually quoted “Magna est veritas et prævalebit."
When I was born I drew in the common air, and fell upon the earth, which is of like nature, and the first voice which I uttered was crying, as all others do."
Wisdom of Solomon rii. 3. Observe the opportunity.
Ecclesiasticus iv. 20. Be not ignorant of anything in a great matter or a small,
Whatsoever thou takest in hand, remember the end, and thou shalt never do amiss.
Miss not the discourse of the elders.
Forsake not an old friend, for the new is not comparable unto him. A new friend is as new wine : when it is old thou shalt drink it with pleasure. He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith.
xiii. 1. He will laugh thee to scorn.
Gladness of heart is the life of man, and the joyfulness of a man prolongeth his days.
Consider that I laboured not for myself only, but for all them that seek learning.
xxriii. 17. For of the most High cometh healing.
Whose talk is of bullocks.
These were honoured in their generations, and were the glory of the times.
There be of them that have left a name behind them.
Nicanor lay dead in his harness. 2 Maccabees xv. 28.
If I have done well, and as is fitting, ... it is that which I desired; but if slenderly and meanly, it is that which I could attain unto.
1 See Pliny, page 717.
Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.
Matthew ii. 18; Jeremiah xxxi. 15. Man shall not live by bread alone.
iv. 4; Deuteronomy riii. 3. Ye are the salt of the earth : but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted ?
Matthew v. 13. Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.
Ye have heard that it have been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.
43. Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them.
ri. 1. When thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth.
3. They think that they shall be heard for their much speaking
7. Lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven.
20. Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
The light of the body is the eye.
Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink.
Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin.
28. Take therefore no thought for the morrow; for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. Neither cast ye your pearls before swine.
Ask, and it shall be given you ; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
Matthew vii. 7. Every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth.
Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone ?
Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them : for this is the law and the prophets.
Wide is the gate and broad is the way that leadeth to destruction.
Strait is the gate and narrow is the way.
25. The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests ;
but the Son of Man hath not where to lay his head.
viii. 20. The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few.
ix. 37. Be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. The very hairs of
head are all numbered. Wisdom is justified of her children.
xi. 19; Luke viï. 35. The tree is known by his fruit.
xii. 33. Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. Pearl of great price.
xiii. 46. A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country and in his own house.
Be of good cheer: it is I; be not afraid.
Matthew ziv. 27. If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
The dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters' table.
When it is evening, ye say it will be fair weather: for the sky is red.
tr. 2. The signs of the times. Get thee behind me, Satan.
What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul ? It is good for us to be here.
xvii. 4. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
xix. 6. Love thy neighbour as thyself.
It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
24. Borne the burden and heat of the day.
Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own ?
For many are called, but few are chosen. xxii, 14. They made light of it.
Render therefore unto Cæsar the things which are Cæsar's.
21. Woe unto you, . . . for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin.
xxiii. 23. Blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel.