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Page 154 - Curfed be their anger, for it •was fierce; and their 'wrath, for it was cruel. I 'will divide them in JACOB, andfcatter them in
Page 356 - enough in certain points, if divines had not been too curious, or too narrow, in reducing orthodoxy within the compafs of fubtleties, niceties, and diftinctions, with little warrant from Scripture, and lefs from reafon or good policy. I never faw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where
Page 249 - wrought this great falvation in Ifrael? " God forbid : As the LORD liveth, there " fhall not one hair of his head fall to the
Page 443 - who had few friends or acquaintance in Ireland, I prevailed with her and her dear friend and companion, the other lady, to draw what money they had into Ireland, a great part of their fortune being in annuities upon funds. Money was then at * Mrs. Dingley,
Page 445 - There feemed to be a combination among all that knew her, to treat her with a dignity much beyond her rank: Yet people of all forts were never more eafy than in her company. Mr. Addifon, when he was in Ireland, being introduced to her, immediately found her out; and, if he had not foon after left the kingdom,
Page 453 - I mean that of making agreeable prefents, wherein I never knew her equal, although it be an affair of as delicate a nature as moft in the courfe of life. She ufed to define a prefent, That it was a gift to a friend Gg 4 of On MRs. JOHNSON'S
Page 27 - lets, who reflected upon the whole body of the clergy, -without any exception, would unite the church,. as one man, to oppofe them: And, that I doubted his Lordfliip's friends did not confider the c.onfequence of this. My Lord Sommers, in appearance, entered very warmly into the fame opinion, and faid very much of the endeavours he had often
Page 448 - appear fo much difordered. She never had the leaft abfence of mind in converfation, nor given to interruption, or appeared eager to put in her word by waiting impatiently until another had done. She fpoke in a moft agreeable voice, in the plaineft words, never
Page 458 - for fometimes falling into that infirmity. She loved Ireland much better than the generality of thofe who owe both their birth and riches to it; and, having brought over all the fortune fhe had in money, left the reverfion of the beft part of it, one thoufand pounds, to Dr.
Page 444 - befides the advantage Of returning it, and all neceflaries of life at half the price. They complied with my advice, and foon after came over; but, I happening to continue fome time longer in England, they were much difcouraged to live in Dublin, where they were •wholly ftrangers. She was at that time about nineteen years old, and her