DISCUSSION OF REVISION OF THE HOLY ORACLES, (Google eBook)

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Page 100 - ... patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans; whigs and tories; treacherous friends and open enemies ; that it was indeed a very curious show, but utterly unsafe to touch, and unsure to stand on. The colleagues whom he had assorted at the same boards stared at each other, and were obliged to ask, Sir, your name? Sir, you have the advantage of me Mr. Such-a-one I beg a thousand pardons.
Page 144 - But to sit on my right hand and on my left hand is not mine to give ; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared.
Page 131 - Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe ; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times ; and be thou ravished always with her love.
Page 131 - These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth, when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens...
Page 26 - The memory of the dead passes into it. The potent traditions of childhood are stereotyped in its verses. The power of all the griefs and trials of a man is hidden beneath its words.
Page 26 - The potent traditions of childhood are stereotyped in its verses. The power of all the griefs and trials of a man is hidden beneath its words. It is the representative of his best moments, and all that there has been about him of soft and gentle and pure and penitent and good speaks to him for ever out of his English bible It is his sacred thing, which doubt has never dimmed, and controversy never soiled.
Page 26 - Who will not say that the uncommon beauty and marvellous English of the protestant bible is not .one of the great strongholds of heresy in this country ? It lives on the ear, like a music that can never be forgotten, like the sound of church-bells, which the convert hardly knows how he can forego.
Page 135 - Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, to the close of the age.
Page 144 - But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king's sons which were slain ; and they hid him, even him and his nurse, in the bedchamber from Athaliah, so that he was not slain.
Page 15 - I say it is cold, not, it makes cold; but the bible is rather translated into English words, than into English phrase. The Hebraisms are kept, and the phrase of that language is kept: as for example (he uncovered her shame), which is well enough, so long as scholars have to do with it ; but when it comes among the common people, Lord, what gear do they make of it ! 4.

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