Literary and Miscellaneous Memoirs, Volumen3

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J. B. Nichols, 1828
 

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Página 201 - For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost, And have tasted the good Word of God, and the powers of the world to come, If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open shame.
Página 188 - Tush, say they, how should God perceive it : is there knowledge in the Most High? 12 Lo, these are the ungodly, these prosper in the world, and these have riches in possession : and I said, Then have I cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency.
Página 399 - But chief he gloried with licentious style To lash the great, and monarchs to revile. His figure such as might his soul proclaim; One eye was blinking, and one leg was lame: His mountain shoulders half his breast o'erspread, Thin hairs bestrew'd his long misshapen head. Spleen to mankind his envious heart possess'd, And much he hated all, but most the best...
Página 180 - He answered and said unto them, Well hath Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honoureth me with their lips, but their heart is far from me. 7 Howbeit in vain do they worship \ me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
Página 335 - Wherein of antres vast and deserts idle, Rough quarries, rocks, and hills whose heads touch heaven, It was my hint to speak, — such was the process: And of the Cannibals that each other eat, The Anthropophagi, and men whose heads Do grow beneath their shoulders.
Página 363 - Wales, 1797, says it is unostentatious, "suitable to the scenery around, which is quiet, peaceful and highly picturesque. The beauty, retirement, and repose of the whole pleased us wonderfully, and C observed, that if he were Bishop of Bangor the only translation he should covet would be from thence to Heaven I" The prelate who then ruled the diocese was Dr.
Página 173 - Cicero took the middle way, and observed the rule, which he prescribed afterwards to his son, of an expence agreeable to his circumstances^ ; so as neither to hurt his character, by a sordid illiberality, nor his fortunes, by a vain ostentation of magnificence ; since the one, by making a man odious, deprives him of the power of doing good ; the other, by making him necessitous, puts him under the temptation of doing ill...
Página 162 - There are, says she, in one of her dispatches to him, insuperable difficulties, with respect to the ancient and fundamental laws of the government of our people ; which we fear do not permit sO severe and rigorous a sentence to be given, as your imperial majesty at first seemed to expect in this case ; and we persuade ourself, that your imperial majesty, who are a prince famous for clemency and exact justice, will not require us, who are the guardian and protectress of the laws, to inflict a punishment...
Página 161 - Manchester had been insulted at Venice. That State had broken through their fundamental laws to content the Queen of Great Britain. How noble a picture, of Government, when a Monarch that can force another nation to infringe its constitution, dare not violate his own ! One...
Página 366 - The chapel, which adjoins the parish church, was erected by Sir Richard Wynne, one of the Grooms of the Bedchamber to Charles the First, when Prince of Wales, and was chiefly made use for the almshouse in the neighbourhood, which was endowed by the Gwydir family.

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