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The Srimad Bhagavata Purana is a chronicle of the various Avataras of Lord Vishnu. Something, however, within the maiden's bosom---that modest pride, which throws fetters even on love itself---forbade her, notwithstanding the superiority of her condition, to make those advances, which, in every case, delicacy assigns to the other sex; above all, Sir Kenneth was a knight so gentle and honourable, so highly accomplished---as her imagination at least suggested, together with the strictest feelings of what was due to himself and to her---that however constrained her attitude might be while receiving his adorations, like the image of some deity, who is neither supposed to feel nor to reply to the homage of its votaries, still the idol feared that to step prematurely from her pedestal would be to degrade herself in the eyes of her devoted worshipper.

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You are the Risen Jesus, the vanquisher of death, of sin and of hell, who longs to communicate the treasures of Divine Life, which You possess in all its fullness. My Jesus, You are here, present in the Consecrated Holy Host, with a Heart overflowing with tenderness, a Heart, which loves infinitely online. She is so pure and holy and loves all of you even those who treat Her with such dishonor. My children, if you have Mary in your life and ask for Her intercession, you won’t go too far astray Abiding in Nondual Awareness: Exploring the Further Implications of Living Nonduality. From Him whatever comes to us, we ought to receive, and embrace, with a ready and hearty accord: and think l nothing better, m nothing more convenient, n more advantageous, o more fortunate, or more seasonable, than that, Edition: current; Page: [157] whatever it be, which He has willed. p Wherever He thinks fit to lead us, there we ought to follow; q without Edition: 1741; Page: [300] turning our back, or murmuring. r Whatever place, or station, He has assigned us; that we ought strenuously to keep, and with all our might maintain; were we, even, by that, to meet a thousand deaths.” II: Of Man; and the social duties and affection to men, as, by nature, our kinsmen. “Mankind we ought a. from the heart to love, b. have a tender care of, c. and bear with their weakness; d. abstain from all kind of injury, e. that being even impiety: f. do them all the good we can; g. and not Edition: 1741; Page: [301] believe, we are born, and to live, for ourselves alone; h. but let all behold us dedicate ourselves, to the utmost of our strength and abilities, for the public good; i. and kindly beneficent to all men. k “We ought to live satisfied with acting our part well, and with the inward consciousness of having done so: l without concern for the reputation of it; m. without witnesses; n. without hope of reward; o. without any view at all of our own advantage. p But go on from one good deed to another; q. and never be weary of doing good; r. esteeming it the true fruit of living, to make life one uninterrupted series of good actions, so closely linked to one Edition: 1741; Page: [302] another, s. that, thro’ the whole, there be not found the t. least break or interval: u. deeming it our own good that we have done good to others; x. and, that we have served ourselves, if we have been useful to any man: y. and all, without catching at, or wishing for any external praise, or glory, among mankind. z “The culture of our own heart deserves, of all other, the greatest and most reverential care.” a “To love the moral charm, to act the fair, the lovely, the honourable part, are, of all pursuits, the most excellent, the most precious. b “From that which we are conscious is our duty, c. no desires, neither of life, nor of any thing whatever, shou’d we allow to draw us away; no fears of death, or torture, much less of loss or harm, to deterr us.” These (says Gataker,) are the maxims and precepts of the Stoics; perfectly agreeable to their principles: all holy, righteous, strict, and Edition: 1741; Page: [303] manly: all breathing piety, affection, humanity, and greatness of soul Loving God: Daily Reflections for Intimacy With God.

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