“There is the world, the vast, powerful world, of the passions, purified by exhaustive cultivation into what we call the affections of a higher life.”
“ART: Tim Kennedy â€œOn the Face of Itâ€: The object of Reggieâ€ ™ s affections is compromisedâ€ ¦ when his own beloved face gets a zit!”
“If wanting to replace her mother in her father's affections is all she had going on, she'd be one lucky girl.”
“But this time the object of his affections is resisting.”
“Yet, notwithstanding all this, if the laws be continually despised and disregarded, if their rights to be secure in their persons and property, are held by no better tenure than the caprice of a mob, the alienation of their affections from the Government is the natural consequence; and to that, sooner or later, it must come.”
“The scholar suddenly transferred his affections from the Greeks 'phalanx to the Roman legions and began with the first verse of Virgil's "Æneid.”
“At present the lord of my affections is one of these bull terriers.”
“Human nature is very swift in coming to conclusions in matters in which that strange mixture we call the affections are involved; perhaps because, although the conclusion is not altogether a pleasing one, the affections, at any rate in the beginning, are largely dependent on the senses.”
“Why do they put all their treasure into that one bag they call their affections?”
“Meek in affections and feelings; quiet in words, countenance, and actions [Bengel]. in the sight of God -- who looks to inward, not merely outward things. of great price -- The results of redemption should correspond to its costly price (1Pe 1: 19).”
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