Sentence Examples

  • Forgive thy enemy, do not avenge thyself except by doing him good.
  • Desire nothing for thyself, seek nothing, be not anxious or envious.
  • Their opinion and practice will be best represented in the words of one of their early teachers (quoted by Gibbon, Decline and Fall, c. 63): "When thou art alone in thy cell shut thy door, and seat thyself in a corner; raise thy mind above all things vain and transitory; recline thy beard and chin on thy breast; turn thine eyes and thy thought towards the middle of thy belly, the region of the navel (6j4 aXos); and search the place of the heart, the seat of the soul.
  • Look then at thy inner self with the eyes of the spirit, and ask thyself whether thou art content with thyself.
  • 18 he associated the lesson: "So long as thou thyself art merciful, God will also be merciful to thee."