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Good Thoughts in Bad Times, Good Thoughts in Worse Times, Mixt Contemplations in Better Times; To Which Is Added the Cause and Cure of a Wounded Conscience (Paperback) Loot Price: R292
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Good Thoughts in Bad Times, Good Thoughts in Worse Times, Mixt Contemplations in Better Times; To Which Is Added the Cause and...
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Good Thoughts in Bad Times, Good Thoughts in Worse Times, Mixt Contemplations in Better Times; To Which Is Added the Cause and Cure of a Wounded Conscience (Paperback)

unknownauthor, Thomas Fuller; Created by General Books

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841. Excerpt: ... MIXT CONTEMPLATIONS ON THESE TIMES. I. PLAY AN AFTER-GAME. WE read how at the rebuilding of the walls of Jerusalem, Neh. iii. 12: Next unto him repaired Shallum the son of Halohesh, he and his daughters. Was it woman's work to handle a trowel? Did it consist with the modesty of that sex to clamber scaffolds? Surely those females did only repair by the proxy of their purses, in which sense Solomon is said to have built the temple. Our weaker sex hath been overstrong in making and widening the breaches in our English Zion, both by their purses and persuasions. To redeem their credit, let them hereafter be as active in building as heretofore they were in breaking down. Such wives, who not only lie in the bosoms, but lodge in the affections of loving husbands, who are empowered with places of command, joining Importunity to their Opportunity, may be marvellously instrumental to the happiness of our nation. We read of Ahab, 1 Kings, xxi. 25, that none was like him, who sold himself to work wickedness in the sight of the Lord, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up. By the same proportion that person will prove peerless in piety, who hath a godly consort in his bosom, seasonably to incite him, who is so forward in himself to all honourable actions. II. MIRACULOUS CURE. WE read, Luke xiii. 11, of a woman who had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in nowise lift up herself. This woman may pass for the lively emblem of the English nation; from the year of our Lord 1642 (when our wars first began) unto this present 1660, are eighteen years in my arithmetic; all which time our land hath been bowed together, past possibility of standing upright. Some will say that the weight of heavy taxes have caused this crookedness. But alas this is ..

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: unknownauthor • Thomas Fuller
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 72
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-44383-1
Barcode: 9781150443831
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-44383-9

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