A sermon [on Jonah i. 8,9] preached at the Oxford-shire feast, at St. Mary le Bow

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Page 19 - Who knows not that there is a mutual bond of amity and brotherhood between man and man over all the world...
Page 19 - But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Page 21 - ... recommended by his great charity, so well known to them, and of which they had so long had the experience and benefit. But where there was no such need, he was very well contented to hear others persuade men to goodness and to practise it himself. He was clothed with humility, and had, in a most eminent degree, that ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which St Peter says, is in the sight of God of so great price; so that there was not the least appearance either of pride or passion in any of...
Page 20 - There are few Hearts, that are •not double ; few Tongues, that are not Cloven, •and a Man muft have Recourfe to the age of Poetry^ the golden Times, to find fuch a happy Pair, as entirely love one another. Let this Ra...
Page 34 - that all places did not bring forth all things for Clothing, Food, and Defence'. — in course of Time, the small Clans, and Naturall Commonwealths, were devour'd by the strength of the greater; or else some of the wiser men seduc'd the Rude multitude into one place, and persuaded them to live quietly under Laws. From thence Mankind began to have the face of Civility. These very questions were touched on by Neville in a sequel printed later in 1668, first separately and then together with the first...
Page 28 - Beholders ; and to allure them to fubmit to the honourablenefs, the gentlenefs, the eafinefs of its Yoke. And this methinks is evident in our Saviour's .Life : For whenever he intended to convert any to his; Faith, he did it by fome vittchz good Work, in the fight of the Multitude.

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