The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 96,Deel 2;Volume 140
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Pagina 292 - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow • warmer among...
Pagina 295 - Therefore also said the wisdom of God, I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they shall slay and persecute: that the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation...
Pagina 200 - Parliament, that neither His Majesty nor his Privy Council have or ought to have any jurisdiction, power or authority by English bill, petition, articles, libel, or any other arbitrary way whatsoever, to examine or draw into question, determine or dispose of the lands, tenements, hereditaments, goods or chattels of any the subjects of this kingdom, but that the same ought to be tried and determined in the ordinary Courts of Justice and by the ordinary course of the law.
Pagina 64 - My dog, so altered in his taste, Quits mutton-bones on grass to feast ; And see yon rooks, how odd their flight, They imitate the gliding kite, And seem precipitate to fall, As if they felt the piercing ball. 'Twill surely rain, I see with sorrow, Our jaunt must be put off to-morrow.
Pagina 511 - The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and we are not saved. For the hurt of the daughter of my people am I hurt; f am black; astonishment hath taken hold on me.
Pagina 530 - As piety predominated in his mind, it is diffused over his works : under his direction it may be truly said Theologies Philosophia ancillatur, philosophy is subservient to evangelical instruction. It is difficult to read a page without learning, or at least wishing, to be better. The attention is caught by indirect instruction, and he that sat down only to reason, is on a sudden compelled to pray.
Pagina 511 - Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered...
Pagina 466 - I am not the man who could not answer the appeal. The Bishop was the only one whom I have ever known who was entirely master of these feelings. Disappointments and annoyances came to him as they come to all, but he met and overcame them with a smile ; and when he has known a different effect produced on others, it was his usual wish, that ' they were but as happy as himself.
Pagina 223 - The moon on the east oriel shone Through slender shafts of shapely stone, By foliaged tracery combined ; Thou wouldst have thought some fairy's hand 'TwiXt poplars straight the osier wand, In many a freakish knot, had twined ; Then framed a spell, when the work was done, And changed the willow-wreaths to stone.