However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names.
He that would live to the next world must shun this.
The same fear often led him to shun all society for days at a time; but frequently he would apply to "professors" for spiritual direction and consolation.
His own interactions with deities left him more than willing to shun them, if at all possible.
Even wild ibex have been known to stray among the herds of goats, although they shun the society of chamois.
"As to the governments of this world," he said, "whatever their titles or forms we shall endeavour to prove that in their essential elements, as at present administered, they are all anti-Christ; that they can never by human wisdom be brought into conformity with the will of God; that they cannot be maintained except by naval and military power to carry them into effect; that all their penal enactments, being a dead letter without any army to carry them into effect, are virtually written in human blood; and that the followers of Jesus should instinctively shun their stations of honor, power: and emolument - at the same time ` submitting to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake' and offering no physical resistance to any of their mandates, however unjust or tyrannical."
A trader who is even suspected of dealing with such a victim of tyranny may be ruined by the mere imputation; his customers shun him from fear, and he is obliged to get a character from some notorious leaguer.
Brought up religiously and to shun the society of women, his first experiences in adultery had been made with many scruples and intermitten.tly.
The Christian must shun everything sensual, and especially marriage, and free himself from the body by strict asceticism.
Firdousi accepted the challenge, and the three poets having previously agreed upon three rhyming words to which a fourth could not be found in the Persian language, 'Ansari began "Thy beauty eclipses the light of the sun"; Farrakhi added "The rose with thy cheek would comparison shun"; 'Asjadi continued "Thy glances pierce through the mailed warrior's johsun"; 1 and Firdousi, without a moment's hesitation, completed the quatrain "Like the lance of fierce Giv in his fight with Poshun."
There were pure evangelical forces at work in it; and many Anabaptists need not shun comparison with the Christians of the apostolic and post-apostolic ages.
shun evil is understanding.
There are lots of reasons why rich people choose to shun the limelight.
serpent's tooth is, shun the tree.
shun what Hume called the conversible world.
You want to become independent and shun all things related to your childhood.
insensitive behavior is witnessed it is the responsibility of all to shun it and ensure it remains unacceptable.
shrubby potentillas are so widely used in municipal plantings that gardeners shun them when planting their own gardens.
He was not a flamboyant player and tended to shun publicity.
As Job 28:28 says, The fear of the Lord - that is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding.
Miller also explores the shadow realm of those who shun what Hume called the conversible world.
But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.
Your friends may shun you for not following the pack, but if they are really your friends they will respect you and accept what you will or will not do.
What better way to shun the masses (an intrinsic part of punk's "uniqueness") than to abstain from that which the masses routinely engage in (in this case, recreational drugs, drinking, and smoking)?
Additionally, board shorts shun the elastic waistband used in most swim trunks, opting instead for a two-tiered safety system of a form-fitting Velcro front-closure and a laced tie-front.
Oddly enough, while North American beach goers embraced string bikinis with a passion, they tended to shun the revealing man's speedo.
We are reminded of the biblical call to shun sexual immorality, and the controversial question of ' What about genital acts?
His innate modesty and his sense of artistic privacy would certainly make him shun such a title but he fully deserved it nonetheless.
shun the limelight.
The congregation are thereafter warned to shun all unnecessary converse with the excommunicate (see Form of Process, c. 8).
This conclusion is inevitable for every one to whom Zoroaster is an historical personality, and who does not shun the labour of an unprejudiced research into the meaning of those difficult texts (cf.
Where the serpent 's tooth is, shun the tree.
Richard Guy is the first farmer I 've come across who does not shun publicity.
He is calling on us to remember some things that will enable us to shun sin.
The series focuses around three of the original brawlers, Dan, Murucho, and Shun, as they align themselves with three new brawlers, Ace, Baron, and Mira, in a fight against a newly-restored Vestroia.
These friends are Alice, Dan, Joe, Julie, Marucho, Runo, and Shun.
But, other people shun Christmas letters as pretentious, tacky, or boring.
Don't shun the chance to get to know older members and married couples.
With so many men toting their computers to and from the workplace, not to mention assiduous students who now shun ballpoint pens in favor of keypads for lecture notes, the need for stylish laptop bags is continually increasing!
People of this sign don't take advice well and will often shun those who try to give it to them.
However, this sign does tend to keep a low profile and will shun the spotlight.
If you are looking for a show that will motivate your children to eat fruit, shun candy, and be active, Lazy Town might be exactly what you're looking for.
Unfortunately, careful diabetics should shun shoe styles that feature high heels or pointed toes altogether due to the pressure that is placed on either the ball of the foot or the toes themselves.
Everyone in Everwood blames Andy for "killing" Colin and they stop going to his clinic and shun his children.
There are a few types of lingerie that could be considered especially naughty or raunchy by most, whether you embrace them and wear them all the time or shun them and wonder who exactly would wear such a thing.
The monster only wants Victor to create another like him, preferably female, so that he can have one companion that won't shun him for his appearance.
Among the fairies, even monsters are accepted, but humans would shun the monstrous appearances.
They do not have to reason in order to shun evil.
Bison hosted the second world warrior tournament, wherein he is killed by Akuma's (Gouki in Japan) Shun Goku Satsu (Instant Hell Murder, or The Raging Demon).
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