Elements of General Knowledge, Introductory to Useful Books in the Principal Branches of Literature and Science: With Lists of the Most Approved Authors, Including the Best Editions of the Classics, Designed Chiefly for the Junior Students in the Universities, and the Higher Classes in Schools, Volume 1
Messrs. Rivington, St. Paul's Church Yard; Hatchard, Piccadilly; and Egerton, Withehall; J. Parker and J. Cooke, Oxford; and Deighton, Cambridge, 1806
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Pagina 540 - ... of his well-concerted plan; and passing, in the warmth of their admiration, from one extreme to another, they now pronounced the man, whom they had so lately reviled and threatened, to be a person inspired by heaven with sagacity and fortitude more than human, in order to accomplish a design so far beyond the ideas and conception of all former ages.
Pagina 109 - Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own clear breast, May sit i...
Pagina 204 - ... as deceivers, and yet true; as unknown, and yet known; as dying, and, behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed; as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
Pagina 30 - Let her see him in his most retired privacies; let her follow him to the Mount, and hear his devotions and supplications to God. Carry her to his table, to view his poor fare, and hear his heavenly discourse.
Pagina 276 - EASTER-DAY, on which the rest depend, is always the first Sunday after the full moon which happens upon or next after the twenty-first day of March, and if the full moon happens upon a Sunday, Easter Day is the Sunday after.
Pagina 197 - He made darkness his secret place, his pavilion round about Him with dark water, and thick clouds to cover Him.
Pagina 523 - But see! each Muse, in Leo's golden days, Starts from her trance, and trims her wither'd bays! Rome's ancient Genius, o'er its ruins spread, Shakes off the dust, and rears his rev'rend head. Then Sculpture and her sister-arts revive; Stones leap'd to form, and rocks began to live; With sweeter notes each rising Temple rung; A Raphael painted, and a Vida sung.
Pagina 497 - Love my memory, cherish my friends; their faith to me may assure you they are honest. But above all, govern your will and affections, by the will and Word of your Creator; in me, beholding the end of this world, with all her vanities.
Pagina 52 - When therefore the obligations of morality are taught, let the fanctions of chriftianity never be forgotten ; by which it will be fhewn, that they give ftrength and luftre to each other ; religion will appear to be the voice of reafon, and morality the will of GOD.