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Pagina 421 - Pilate faw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and warned his hands before the multitude, faying, I am innocent of the blood of this juft perfon: fee ye to it.
Pagina 414 - ... moved, .«' That leave be given to bring in heads of a bill for declaring the sole and exclusive right of the Irish Parliament to make laws in all cases whatsoever, internal and external, for the kingdom of Ireland.
Pagina 431 - English, the reading of which is wholly neglected, or at least read to very little purpose, without any due observations made to them of the proper accent and manner of reading; by this means they have acquired such ill habits as will not easily be removed.
Pagina 407 - Glocester himself had |ho inconsiderable tincture of learning, and was the patron of all who excelled in it ; qualities rare at all times in a nobleman of his high rank, but particularly in an age when knowledge and valour were thought incompatible, and not to be able to read was a mark of nobility. This truly great man...
Pagina 427 - But it fliall not be fo among you : but v/hofoever will be great among you, let him be your minifter •, and whofoever will be chief among you, let him be your fervant : even as the Son of man came not to be miniftered unto, but to minifter, and to give his life a ranfom for many.
Pagina 16 - The descriptive poet should leave the discovery of the moral to the sagacity of his readers ; by which means they will be flattered with the indulgence of their own penetration : and this a skilful writer may always effect, by rendering the moral conclusion obvious, without drawing it himself.
Pagina 101 - Leyden, of much eminence, said that " he felt himself struck in his arms, shoulders, and breast, so that he lost his breath ; and it was two days before he recovered from the effects of the blow and the terror ; adding, that he would not take a second shock for the kingdom of France.
Pagina 45 - tis certainly falfe, though commonly believed in our parts of the world, that Mahomet excludes women from any (hare in a future happy ftate. He was too much a gentleman, and loved the fair fex too well, to ufe them fo barbaroufly. On the contrary, he promifes a very fine paradife to the Turkifh women.
Pagina 47 - tis as fair to beat who cannot fight, As 'tis to libel those who cannot write. And if thou draw'st thy pen to aid the law, Others a cudgel, or a rod, may draw. If none with vengeance yet thy crimes pursue, Or give thy manifold affronts their due ; If limbs unbroken, skin without a stain, Unwhipt, unblanketed, unkick'd, unslain, That wretched little carcase you retain, The reason is, not that the world wants eyes, But thou'rt so mean, they see, and they despise...
Pagina 432 - Know, therefore, and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the prince, shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks. The street shall be built again and the wall, even in troublous times. And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself.

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