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Holy Writ.

SIN—(continued). · The Lord God is merciful and gracious, abundant in goodness and truth; forgiving iniquity, transgression, and sin.

O Lord ! pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for Thine inheritance.

Exodus, xxxiv. And God said, I withheld thee from sinning against Me.

GENESIS, XX. If thou sinnest, what dost thou against Him ?

JOB, xxxv. If one man sin against another, the judge shall judge him.

1 SAMUEL, ii.

SOUL. My soul is weary of my life : I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

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Fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul ; but rather fear Him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

MATTHEW, x.

Why art thou so full of heaviness, O my soul ! and why art thou so disquieted within me ?

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Then shall they give every man a ransom for his soul unto the Lord.

EXODUS, xxx.

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SOUL-(continued).
And there I 'll rest, as, after much turmoil,
A blessed soul doth in Elysium.

Two GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, ii. 7.

This look of thine will hurl my soul from Heaven,
And fiends will snatch at it!

OTHELLO, v. 2.

All the souls that were, were forfeit once :
And He, that might the vantage best have took,
Found out the remedy.

MEASURE FOR MEASURE, ii. 2.

SPARROW. I will buy nine sparrows for a penny, and his “ pia materis not worth the ninth part of a sparrow.

TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, ii. 1.

SPIRIT.
When that this body did contain a spirit,
A kingdom for it was too small a bound ;
But now, two paces of the vilest earth
Is room enough.

1 HENRY IV. v. 4.

STARS.

I see thy glory, like a shooting star,
Fall to the base earth from the firmament.

RICHARD II. ii. 4.

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Holy Curit.

SOUL—(continued). Stand ye in the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.

JEREMIAH, vi.

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Man became a living soul; and the Lord God put the man into the Garden of Eden, saying, Of every tree of the garden mayest thou freely eat; but of the tree of knowledge, of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it; for the day that thou eatest thereof, thou shalt surely die.

GENESIS, ii.

SPARROW. Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings ? more value than many sparrows.

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SPIRIT.

Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was : and the spirit shall return unto God, who gave it.

ECCLESIASTES, xii.

STARS.
God set stars in the firmament of Heaven.

GENESIS, i.
The stars shall fall from Heaven.

MATTHEW, xxiv.
And the stars of Heaven fell unto the earth.

REVELATION, vi.

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STRENGTH.

Praised be God, and not our strength, for it!

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I would to God, all strifes were well compounded !

RICHARD III. ii. 1. If thou keep promise, I shall end this strife ; Become a christian, and thy loving wife.

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Ask God for temperance ; that 's the appliance only, Which your disease requires.

HENRY VIII. i. 1.

TEMPEST OF FIRE.

Never till to-night, never till now, Did I go through a tempest dropping fire.

JULIUS CÆSAR, i. 3.

Holy Cwrit.

STRENGTH.

The Lord is my strength, and my shield ; my heart hath trusted in Him, and I am helped.

PSALM xxviii.

STRIFE.
Let nothing be done through strife.

PHILIPPIANS, ii.

It is an honour for a man to cease from strife.

PROVERBS, xx.

SWEAR. Now, therefore, swear unto me here, by God, that thou wilt not deal falsely with me. And Abraham said, I will swear.

GENESIS, xxi.

TEMPERANCE. Add to your faith, virtue ; to virtue, knowledge ; to knowledge, temperance; and to temperance, patience.

2 PETER, i.

TEMPEST OF FIRE. And the Lord rained hail upon the land, and fire mingled with the hail, such as there was none like in the land.

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The same day it rained fire and brimstone from Heaven.

LUKE, xvii.

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