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" Behold also the ships, which, though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth. "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 41
1813
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Gospel truth demonstrated, in a collection of doctrinal books, given forth ...

George Fox - Society of Friends - 1831
...behold, we put bits in the horses' mouths, that they may obey us, and we turn about their whole body : behold also the ships, which though they be so great,...tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things : behold how great a matter a little fire kindleth ; and the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity,'...
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Short Discourses to be Read in Families

William Jay - Families - 1833 - 493 pages
...consequence of which, especially if the beast be spirited aad fierce. may be easily conjectured. — " Behold also the ships, which though they be so great,...very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth." Do you see the force of the comparison! The man that lias not the control of his tongue is like a passenger...
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Memoirs of Andrew Sherburne: A Pensioner of the Navy of the Revolution ...

Andrew Sherburne - Etats-Unis - 1831 - 312 pages
...also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet they arc turned by a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth....tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold how great a matter a Uttle fire kindleth. And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity, in...
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Memoirs of Andrew Sherburne: A Pensioner of the Navy of the Revolution ...

Andrew Sherburne - Etats-Unis - 1831 - 312 pages
...restrain your tongues; you must restrain your passions. Hear a word from the Apostle James, my brethren. "Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet they are turned by a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth. Even so the tongue is .a...
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Twenty-four Short Sermons: On the Doctrine of Universal Salvation

John Bovee Dods - Sermons, American - 1832 - 214 pages
...Great effects. not unfrequeutly flow from small causes. The apostle James says, see chap, iii — " Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet they are turned about with a very small helm whithersoever the governor listeth. Even so the tongue...
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God's Terrible Voice in the City ... the History of the ... Plague and Fire ...

Thomas Vincent - 1832 - 236 pages
...Behold, we put bits into the horses' mouths, that they may obey us, and we turn about their whole body. Behold also the ships, which, though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet they are turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth." Put a bit upon this...
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The Biblical Reader: Consisting of Rhetorical Extracts from the Old and New ...

Ebenezer Porter - Bible - 1834 - 263 pages
...Behold, we put bits in the horses' mouths, that they may obey us ; and we turn about their whole body. 4 Behold also the ships, which, though they be so great,...very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth. 5 Even so the tongue is a little member and boasteth great things. Behold how great a matter a little...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1834 - 332 pages
...fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth. 5 Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth ! 6 And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity...
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The Preacher.., Volumes 1-2

Sermons, English - 1830
...Behold we put bits in the horses' mouths, that they may obey us : and we turn about their whole body. Behold also the ships, which though they be so great,...very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth." One fact I am sure will be interesting to you, particularly to the congregation generally ass'embled...
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The Pilot, or Sailors' magazine. [Continued as] Sailors' magazine

British and foreign sailors' society - 1836
...horse's mouth :" and — as though he had in thought the wild passions of seamen — he adverts to ships ; " which, though they be so great, and are...with a very small helm whithersoever the governor (helmsman) listeth." He shows thereby what may be done by using the proper means : and then, to urge...
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