Either Zeus came to earth to shew his form to thee, Phidias, or thou to heaven hast gone the god to see.
See thou tell no man; but go thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.jesus christ
To entitle a plaintiff to maintain an action, it is necessary to shew a breach of some legal duty due from the defendant to the plaintiff.C. J. Erie
Now the L had said unto Abram,Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee: And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.Bible (Old Testament)
Even so we in like manner, as soon as we were born, began to draw to our end, and had no sign of virtue to shew; but were consumed in our own wickedness. For the hope of the ungodly is like dust that is blown away with the wind; like a thin froth that is driven away with the storm; like as the smoke which is dispersed here and there with a tempest, and passeth away as the remembrance of a guest that tarrieth but a day.Bible (Apocrypha)
Therefore if any man can shew any just cause, why they may not lawfully be joined together, let him now speak, or else hereafter for ever hold his peace.Solemnization of Marriage, Exhortation.
And may at last my weary age Find out the peaceful hermitage, The hairy gown and mossy cell, Where I may sit and rightly spell Of every star that heaven doth shew, And every herb that sips the dew, Till old experience to attain To something like prophetic strain.john milton
My object in this chapter is solely to shew that there is no fundamental difference between man and the higher mammals in their mental faculties.charles darwin
How much education may reconcile young people to pain and sufference, the examples of Sparta do sufficiently shew; and they who have once brought themselves not to think bodily pain the greatest of evils, or that which they ought to stand most in fear of, have made no small advance toward virtue.john locke
Though the managing ourselves well in this part of our behavior has the name good-breeding , as if a peculiar effect of education; yet... young children should not be much perplexed about it... Teach them humility, and to be good-natur'd, if you can, and this sort of manners will not be wanting; civility being in truth nothing but a care not to shew any slighting or contempt of any one in conversation.john locke
It is burning a farthing candle at Dover, to shew light at Calais.Samuel Johnson, of Thomas Sheridan's influence on the English language; reported in Boswell's Life of Johnson (28 July 1763).
See thou tell no man; but go thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.8:4 (KJV) Said to a man cured of leprosy.
I commend the Judge that seems fine and ingenious, so it tend to right and equity. And I condemn them, that either out of pleasure to shew a subtil wit will destroy, or out of incuriousness or negligence will not labour to support the act of the party by the art or act of the law.Lord Hobart, Pits v. James (1614), Hob. Rep. 125.
Those who act under a jurisdiction given by Act of Parliament, must shew their jurisdiction.Probyn, J., Rex v. Inhabitants of Stepney (1735), Burrow (Settlement Cases), 25.
It is necessary for Courts of Justice to hold a strict hand over summary proceedings before magistrates, and I never will agree to relax any of the rules by which they have been bound. Their jurisdiction is of a limited nature, and they must shew that the party was brought within it.Lord Kenyon, C.J., King v. Stone (1800), 1 East, 650.
These facts clearly shew how all the various organic forms of our world are bound up in one how a fundamental unity pervades and embraces them all, collecting them, from the humblest lichen up to the highest mammifer, in one system, the whole creation of which must have depended upon one law or decree of the Almighty, though it did not all come forth at one time. After what we have seen, the idea of a separate exertion for each must appear totally inadmissible.p.197 (Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation (1844))
This I take notice of, only to shew an uncertainty as to time.Parker, L.C.J., Purchase's Case (1710), 16 How. St. Tr. 686.
Ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation , a peculiar people ; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light ; which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God : which had not obtained mercy , but now have obtained mercy.Anonymous, in First Epistle of Peter 2:6 - 10 (traditionally attributed to Saint Peter); this is one of the passages through which Quakers (or Friends) indicate divine sanction of the universal priesthood of all believers.
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