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"GIVE me," said an ancient, "what
ever may be good for me, though I should neglect to pray for it; and deny me whatever may be hurtful, though I should ignorantly make it the object of my supplications."
This laconic prayer has been much admired. The perfect resignation to the Divine will which it implies, renders it a model for the imitation of christian piety.
The language of a prayer should be natural and warm from the heart, yet
at the same time restrained and chastised by good sense, otherwise it must degenerate to the nonsense of the dotard, or the madness of the enthusiast. Dr. Johnsen deserves great praise for the simplerty and energy of many of his Nothing of his usual style,
is long words, or formal perods, is to be dosened a dem. Es good understanding suggested a im the imprografeesten when he hid INCE 1. PRISCUS U WSTEM, and 30graciel de sene af the Amyšty,