Resolves, divine, moral and political

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Printed for John Hatchard and son, 1820 - 454 páginas
 

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Página 324 - All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient : all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.
Página 314 - This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent; " declaring thereby faith to be even the whole work of the evangelical law.
Página 323 - There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labour.
Página lix - COME leave this saucy way Of baiting those that pay Dear for the sight of your declining wit: 'Tis known it is not fit, That a sale poet, just contempt once thrown, Should cry up thus his own. I wonder by what dower, Or patent, you had power From all to rape a judgment.
Página 267 - O thou whose power o'er moving worlds presides, Whose voice created, and whose wisdom guides, On darkling man in pure effulgence shine, And cheer the clouded mind with light divine. 'Tis thine alone to calm the pious breast With silent confidence and holy rest: From thee, great God, we spring, to thee we tend, Path, motive, guide, original, and end.
Página lvi - Then the master of the house being angry said to his servant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind.
Página 313 - But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.
Página 453 - The waving sea can with such flood, Bathe some high palace that hath stood Far from the main up in the river : Oh, think not then but love can do As much, for that's an ocean too That flows not every day, but ever.
Página 452 - Till night's black wings do overtake me, Thinking on thee, thy beauties then, As sudden lights do sleeping men, So they by their bright rays awake me. Thus absence dies, and dying proves No absence can subsist with loves That do partake of fair perfection ; Since in the darkest night they may By love's quick motion find a way To see each other by reflection. The waving sea can with each flood...
Página 50 - Tautologies. I see no reason that so high a Princess as Divinity is should be presented to the people in the sordid rags of the tongue ; nor that he which speaks from the Father of Languages should deliver his embassage in an ill one. A man can never speak too well while he speaks not too obscure. Long and distended clauses are both tedious to the ear and difficult for their retaining. A Sentence well couched takes both the sense and the understanding. I love not those Cart-rope speeches that are...

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