The Manual Of Peace; Exhibiting The Evils And Remedies Of War

Paperback | May 20, 2014

byThomas Cogswell Upham

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...in their import nearly identical, though opposite in expression from those which have just been brought forward, viz., those which reprove and condemn a spirit of contention and strife.--" Who will render to every man according to his deeds; unto them that are contentious, &c., tribulation and anguish." Rom. ii. 6--9. " Let us walk honestly as in the day, not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying." Rom. xiii. 13. " Let nothing be done through strife or vain glory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than themselves." Phil. ii. 3. " But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and be not against the truth. This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish. For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work." James iii. 14, 15, 16.--It may, perhaps, be said here, that, in the act of self-defence, we may attack, smite, and injure another, and at the same time be under the influence of truly pacific and benevolent feelings, rather than those of a different character. We do not absolutely deny the possibility of this; but we assert without hesitation that it is seldom the case. Writers on the philosophy of the mind (among others, Mr. Stewart, who is exceedingly cautious in the expression of his opinions) give us to understand, that human nature is so constituted as to involve, as one of its fundamental laws, a correspondence between the outward sign and the inward emotion. If there is anger within, there is naturally a correspondent expression in the gesture, voice, eye, countenance. And on the other hand, any violent action, or violent and agitated expression of the countenance, naturally calls up an...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...in their import nearly identical, though opposite in expression from those which have just been brought forward...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217598048

ISBN - 13:9780217598040

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