The Light of Nature Pursued, Volume 2,Deel 2

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

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Pagina 290 - 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...
Pagina 125 - 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.
Pagina 130 - ... 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.
Pagina 131 - ... 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...
Pagina 11 - °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...
Pagina 36 - Ņoes out of the world with a differently modelled vehicle, according as he has been a...
Pagina 74 - 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...
Pagina 130 - 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...
Pagina 128 - ... 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...
Pagina 49 - All are but parts of one ftupendous whole, Whofe body Nature is, and God the foul : That, chang'd thro...

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