An introduction to Latin syntax. [&c.] by A. Stewart


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Página 40 - Length of days is in her right hand ; and in her left hand riches and honour. Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
Página 184 - The high and the low, the rich and the poor, the wise and the ignorant, when their soul hath shaken off the cumbrous shackles of this mortal life, shall equally receive, from the sentence of God, a just and everlasting retribution, according to their works.
Página 92 - God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life ; neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies, but hast asked for thyself understanding to...
Página 15 - A wise man will desire no more than what he may get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and live upon contentedly. A contented mind, and a good conscience, will make a man happy in all conditions. He knows not how to fear, who dares to die.
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Página 110 - Wisdom in the government of the world, and a discovering of the secret and amazing steps of Providence, from the beginning to the end of time. Nothing seems to be an entertainment more adapted to the nature of man, if we consider that curiosity is one of the strongest and most lasting appetites implanted in us...
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Página 47 - Crete ; supposed to have dethroned his father, and to have divided his kingdom with his brothers; so that he himself obtained the air and earth, Neptune the sea, and Pluto the infernal regions: usually represented as sitting on an ivory throne, holding a sceptre in his left hand, and a thunderbolt " in his right, with an eagle ; and...

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