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IN SIX VOLUMES ;
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENT....A
There be many that say, Who will shew us any good ?-Lord, lift
thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.
It is better to go to the house of mourning than to the house of
Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was neighbour unto him
that fell amongst the thieves ? —And he said, He that shewed mer-
cy on him. Then said Jesus unto him,--Go, and do thou like.
PHARISEE AND PUBLICAN IN THE TEMPLE.
I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than
I returned and saw. under the sun, that the race is not to the swift,
- or the battle to the strong ;-neither yet bread to the wise,
nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men
of skill, but time and chance happeneth to them all.-
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet,
saying-In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and
weeping, and great mourning; Rachel weeping for her children,
and would not be comforted, because they are not. - -Matt. xi.
JOB'S ACCOUNT OF THE SHORTNESS AND
Man that is born of a woman, is of few days, and full of trouble :
He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down : he fleeth also