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Holy Curit.

CRUEL.
The tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

PROVERBS, xii.

They are cruel, and have no mercy.

JEREMIAH, vi.

CURSES. It shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the Lord thy God, to observe to do all His commandments and His statutes, that all curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee.

DEUTERONOMY, xxviii.

DAMNATION. Then, in the audience of all the people, He said unto His disciples, Beware of the Scribes, which devour widows' houses, and for a shew make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.

LUKE, XX. Whosoever resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God; and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.

ROMANS, xiii.

DEATH. The hand of the Lord hath wrought this, in Whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.

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Shakespeare,

DEATH—(continued).

The dread of something after death Makes us rather bear those ills we have, Than fly to others that we know not of.

HAMLET, iii. 1.

My joy is death!
Death, at whose name I oft have been afear’d,
Because I wish'd this world's eternity!

2 HENRY VI. ii. 4.

All, that live, must die, Passing through nature to eternity,

HAMLET, i. 2.

Ah! what a sign it is of evil life,
When death's approach is seen so terrible.

2 HENRY VI. iii. 3.

'Tis a vile thing to die, When men are unprepar'd, and look not for it.

RICHARD III. iii. 2.

Th' unguided days that you shall look upon When I am sleeping with my ancestors.

2 HENRY IV. iv. 4.

Make of your prayers one sweet sacrifice,
And lift my soul to Heaven.

Heaven has an end in all : the last hour
Of my long weary life is come upon me.

HENRY VIII. ii. 1.

Holy uwrit.

DEATH—(continued). If a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness, for they shall be

many.

ECCLESIASTES, xi.

Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul; which long for death, but it cometh not,—which are glad when they can find the grave ?

JOB, iii.

As sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life.

ROMANS, v.

And now my soul is poured out upon me : the days of affliction have taken hold upon me; for I know that Thou wilt bring me to death, and to the house appointed for all

living.

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So David slept with his fathers, and was buried in the city of David.

1 KINGS, ii.

Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his.

NUMBERS, xxiii.

Shakespeare,

DEVOTION.

Let never day nor night unhallow'd pass,
But still remember what the Lord hath done.

2 HENRY VI. ii. I.

DEW—(or Heaven).
The benediction of these covering Heavens
Fall on their heads like dew !

CYMBELINE, v. 5.

The dews of Heaven fall thick in blessings on her!

HENRY VIII. iv. 2.

DIE.

Now, quiet soul, depart when Heaven shall please :
What is the trust or strength of foolish man?
E’en Kings and mightiest potentates must die,
For that 's the end of human misery.

1 HENRY VI. iii. 2.

DIVINITY—(SPIRIT OF).
Our indiscretion sometimes serves us well,
* * * * and that should teach us
There 's a divinity that shapes our ends,
Rough-hew them how we will.

HAMLET, v. 2.

Holy Writ.

DEVOTION. I thank God, whom I serve from my forefathers, with pure conscience, that without ceasing I have remembrance of thee in my prayers night and day.

2 TIMOTHY, i.

DEW—(of Heaven). The fountain of Jacob shall be upon a land of corn and wine ; also his Heavens shall drop down dew.

DEUTERONOMY, XXXVI.

The seed shall be prosperous, the vine shall give her fruit, and the ground shall give her increase, and the Heavens shall give their dew.

ZECHARIAH, viii.

DIE.

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under Heaven : a time to be born, and a time to die.

ECCLESIASTES, iii.

It is appointed unto men once to die.

HEBREWS, ix.

DIVINITY—(SPIRIT OF).

There is a spirit in man, and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

JOB, xxxii.

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