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  • For instance, it is lawful for us to possess wealth and worldly substance; we may serve God with it, and consecrate it at His altar; but we cannot love wealth without growing ostentatious, or soft, or careful, or narrow-hearted; "for the love of money is the root of all evil; which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows."

    Sermons. [Vol. I.]

  • How well Alexander Brodie ran for a time, and how well he might have run to the end but for those two sins that did so easily beset him ” the love of money and the fear of man!

    Samuel Rutherford

  • The generous and disinterested nature of Camilla, made it impossible to suspect her restrained by a greater love of money than Lavinia; and he could not endure to suppose her late visits to public places, had rendered personal oeconomy more painful.

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

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