The Light of Nature Pursued, Volumen2,Parte2

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T. Jones, and sold by T. Payne, 1768
 

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Página 310 - Fire and hail, snow and vapours, wind and storm, fulfilling his word; mountains and all hills, fruitful trees and all cedars ; beasts and all cattle, worms and feathered fowls ; kings of the earth and all people, princes and all the judges of the world...
Página 135 - For hedge nor ditch they spared not, But after her they hie them ; A cobweb over them they throw, To shield the wind if it should blow ; Themselves they wisely could bestow Lest any should espy them.
Página 140 - ... and delighted to overthrow all who but feemed to differ from them. This branch produced the Sophifts of Greece, the Academics of after times who would maintain the pro and con upon any fubject propofed, the fchoolmen and popim doctors in the dark ages of Chriftianity.
Página 141 - ... it the fame as making an adverfary fubmit. The Search branch, not fond of putting themfelves forward, have fcarce ever compofed a vifible Church, but lie difperfed up and down minding their own bufinefs quietly according to their feveral talents and ftations. To this branch belong thofe who have made any real improvement, not only in philofophy, but in any art or fcience conducive to the benefit of mankind, and thofe who, wanting ability to ftrike out improvements of their own, endeavour fairly...
Página 13 - ¡Jeas than we now experience. In a fubiequent chapter he defcribes it as a kind of fack, or bag, filled out like a bladder with air ; which the indwelling fpirit hath the power of...
Página 43 - ¿oes out of the world with a differently modelled vehicle, according as he has been a...
Página 84 - Of pleafure fituate in hill, and dale) Light as the light'ning glimpfe they ran, they flew, From their foundations loos'ning to and fro, They pluck'd the feated hills, with all their load, Rocks, waters, woods, and by the fhaggy tops 645 Up-lifting bore them in their hands. Amaze, Be fure, and terror, feiz'd the rebel hoft, When coming towards them, fo dread they faw The bottom of the mountains upward turn'd ; 'Till on thofe curfed engins...
Página 140 - Knowalls, confident in their abilities, ^ppn thought themfelves mailers of whatever they undertook : '" •they fcorned to examine their principles minutely, as betraying a want of genius and penetration, fo they commonly took up their tenets at hap-hazard, and then pleafed themfelves with...
Página 138 - ... gaining admittance through the negligence of the heralds. Thefe folks, finding how great fubmiffion had been paid to the ipfe dixit of the founder, and from thence fuppofing he delivered his doctrines as oracular truths never to be controverted or examined, thought to prove themfelves his offspring by an air of pofitivenefs and...
Página 59 - All are but parts of one ftupendous whole, Whofe body Nature is, and God the foul : That, chang'd thro...

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