Of all graces, faith honours Christ the most; of all graces, Christ honours faith the most
In the marsh pink orchid's faces, With their coy and dainty graces, Lure us to their hiding places , Laugh, O murmuring Spring!
Virtues neglected then, adored become, And graces slighted, blossom on the tomb.George Crabbe
Every man of any education would rather be called a rascal, than accused of deficiency in the graces.
How then can the curious drawer watch, and as it were catch these lovely graces, witty smilings, and those stolen glances which suddenly like lightning pass, and another countenance taketh place, except to behold and very well note and conceit to like.nicholas hilliard
Patience and perseverance are never more thoroughly Christian graces than when features of prayer.samuel i. prime
Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half-empty one are contained in that word.alan k. simpson
People have the powerTo redeem the work of foolsUpon the meek the graces showerIt's decreed the people rule.Patti Smith
The Americans never use the word peasant, because they have no idea of the class which that term denotes; the ignorance of more remote ages, the simplicity of rural life, and the rusticity of the villager have not been preserved among them; and they are alike unacquainted with the virtues, the vices, the coarse habits, and the simple graces of an early stage of civilization.alexis de tocqueville
There are Batavian graces in all he says.
From every blush that kindles in thy cheeks, Ten thousand little loves and graces spring To revel in the roses.nicholas rowe
Not prayer without faith, nor faith without prayer, but prayer in faith, is the cost of spiritual gifts and graces.
Patience and perseverance are never more thoroughly Christian graces than when features of prayer.
Take time enough: all other graces Will soon fill up their proper places.john byrom
The invention of an author is a species of property unknown to the common law of England. Its usages are immemorial; and the views of it tend to the benefit and advantage of the public with respect to the necessaries of life, and not to the improvement and graces of mind.
A man may as certainly miscarry by his seeming righteousness and supposed graces, as by gross sins; and that is, when a man doth trust in these as his righteousness before God, for the satisfying His justice, appeasing His wrath, procuring His favor, and obtaining his own pardon.
Every time your enemy fires a curse, you must fire a blessing , and so you are to bombard back and forth with this kind of artillery. The mother grace of all the graces is Christian good-will.
O, then, what graces in my love do dwell, That he hath turn'd a heaven unto a hell!william shakespeare
The three black graces, Law, Physic, and Divinity.
Two goddesses now must Cyprus adore;The Muses are ten, the graces are four;Stella's wit is so charming, so sweet her fair face;She shines a new Venus, a Muse, and a Grace.callimachus
Plato was continually saying to Xenocrates , "Sacrifice to the graces."
Worship be to the graces! Who do from sowre faces, And lungs that wo'd infect me, For evermore protect me.
Two goddesses now must Cyprus adore; The Muses are ten, the graces are four; Stella's wit is so charming, so sweet her fair face; She shines a new Venus, a Muse, and a Grace.
To the down Bow of Death His Forte gave way, All the graces in sorrow were drown'd; Hallelujah Cresendo Shall be his glad lay When Da'Capo the Trumpet shall sound.