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CHARITY CHASE, THE
- No sound ought to be heard in the church but the healing voice of Christian charity.
- Bubkb — Reflections on the Revolution in France. (1790)
- Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.
- I Corinthians. XIII. 1.
- Though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.
- I Corinthians. XHI. 2.
Charity suffereth long and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up. / Corinthians. XHI. 4. s And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity. I Corinthians. XHI. 13.
True Charity, a plant divinely nurs'd. Cowper—- Charity. L. 573.
No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode (There they alike in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God. Gray — Elegy in a Country Churchyard. Epitaph. g When your courtyard twists, do not pour the water abroad. Geefs. (See also Beaumont)
Meek and lowly, pure and holy, Chief among the "blessed three." Chako!S Jefferts — Charity. io In silence, * * * Steals on soft-handed Charity, Tempering her gifts, that seem so free, By time and place, Till not a woe the bleak world see, But finds her grace. Keble — The Christian Year. The Sunday After Ascension Day. St. 6. n He is truly great who hath a great charity. Thomas A Kempis — Imitation of Christ. Bk. I. Ch. III. Dibdem's trans.
In necessasariis, unitas; In dubiis, libertas; in omnibus, caritas. In things essential, unity; in doubtful, liberty; in all things, charity. Rupertus Meldenius. So attributed by Canon Farrar at Croyden Church Con- gress, 1877. Also attributed to Melancthon. Quoted as "A gude saying o' auld Mr. Guthrie" in A Crack aboot the Kirk, ap- pended to Memoirs of Norman Maclood, D.D. Vol. I. P. 340.
All crush'd and stone-cast in behaviour, She stood as a marble would stand, Then the Saviour bent down, and the Saviour In silence wrote on in the sand. Joaquin Midler — Charity.
Charity bien ordonn^ commence par soy m&ne. Charity well directed should begin at home. Montluc — La ComMie de Proverbes. Act III. Sc. 7. (See also Beaumont)
Charity shall cover the multitude of sins. I Peter. IV. 8.
In Faith and Hope the world will disagree, But all mankind's concern is charity. Pope— Essay on Man. Ep. III. L. 307.
Soft peace she brings, wherever she arrives: She builds our quiet, as she forms our lives: Lays the rough paths of peevish Nature even, And opens in each heart a little Heaven. Prior — Charity.
Charity itself fulfills the law, And who can sever love from charity? Love's Labour's Lost. Act IV. Sc. 3. L. 364.
Which renders good for bad, blessings for curses. Richard III. Act I. Sc. 2. L. 68.
I believe there is no sentiment he has such faith in as that "charity begins at home" And his, I presume, is of that domestic sort which never stirs abroad at all. Sheridan — School for Scandal. Act. V. Sc. 1. (See also Beaumont)
Our charity begins at home, And mostly ends where it begins. Horace Smith — Horace in London. Bk. H. Ode 15. (See also Beaumont)
Cold is thy hopeless heart, even as charity. Southey — Soldier's Wife.
Proximus sum egomet mihi. Charity begins at home. (Free trans.) Terence — Andria. Act IV. Sc. 1. 12. Greek from Menander. See note to Andria. Act II. Sc. 5. 16. (Valpy'sed.) (See also Beaumont)
Let them learn first to show piety at home. I Timothy. V. 4. (See also Beaumont)
He thought at heart like courtly Chesterfield, Who, after a long chase o'er hills, dales, bushes, And what not, though he rode beyond all price, Ask'd next day, "if men ever hunted twice?" Byron— Don Juan. Canto XIV. St. 35.
They sought it with thimbles, they sought it with care; They pursued it with forks and hope; They threatened its life with a railway-share; They charmed it with smiles and soap. Lewis Carroll— Hunting of the Snark. Fit 5.