Discourses on Government, Volumen1

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Richard Lee, 1805
 

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Página 397 - But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.
Página 62 - Then to advise how war may best, upheld, Move by her two main nerves, iron and gold, In all her equipage; besides, to know Both spiritual power and civil, what each means, What severs each, thou hast learned, which few have done.
Página 397 - For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power ? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same: for he is the minister of God to thee for good.
Página 97 - ... ideas wherewith to present, as with their homage and their fealty, the approaching reformation : others as fast reading, trying all things, assenting to the force of reason and convincement. What could a man require more from a nation so pliant and so prone to seek after knowledge ? What wants there to such a towardly and pregnant soil, but wise and faithful labourers, to make a knowing people, a nation of prophets, of sages, and of worthies?
Página 83 - ... in witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals, the day and year first above written.
Página 65 - OF a tall stature, and of sable hue, Much like the son of Kish, that lofty Jew, Twelve years complete he suffered in exile, And kept his father's asses all the while...
Página 75 - Then amidst the Hymns, and Hallelujahs of Saints some one may perhaps be heard offering at high strains in new and lofty Measures to sing and celebrate thy divine Mercies, and marvellous Judgments in this Land throughout all Ages ; whereby this great and Warlike Nation instructed and inured to the fervent and continual practice of Truth and Righteousness, and casting far from her the rags of her old vices, may press on hard to that high and happy emulation to be found the...
Página 100 - About the year 1648, 1649, some of our company being removed to Oxford (first Dr. Wilkins, then I, and soon after Dr. Goddard) our company divided. Those in London continued to meet there as before (and we with them, when we had occasion to be there), and those of us at Oxford, with Dr. Ward (since Bishop of Salisbury), Dr. Ralph Bathurst (now President of Trinity College- in Oxford), Dr. Petty (since Sir William Petty), Dr. Willis (then an eminent physician in Oxford), and divers others, continued...
Página 276 - JefFeries came to the king at Windsor, soon after this trial, the king took a ring of good value from his finger, and gave it him for these services : the ring upon that was called his blood-stone.
Página 43 - Romans, is become the happy seat of liberty, plenty, and letters; flourishing in all the arts and refinements of civil life ; yet running perhaps the same course which Rome...

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