What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
amidst amusement animal answered Gustavus Apostle asked Atheist body bosom breath called Caroline CHAP character charity child Christian colour conceive conscience conversation creatures crimes Devo dishon doctrine duelling duties Emily employed endeavour eternity expediency eye of Heaven father feelings felt females gamester give hand happiness heard heart Heaven hemis honour idiot inhabitants kind ligion live madness Mahomet marriage means melancholy ments mind Monboddo moral nature never object offence once panion Paphos peace peni perhaps person pher philoso Philosopher piety ples prayed preach preacher principles quitted reason religion rendered replied scarcely scenes seemed sentiments singular society sometimes soon sorrow spirit Stoic Styx Switzerland taught tavus tears tell tence thee theory thine thing thought tion true Valette vice virtue voice whilst words world without souls wound
Page 18 - Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream : The genius, and the mortal instruments, Are then in council; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection.
Page 105 - Remember not, Lord, our offences, nor the offences of our forefathers ; neither take thou vengeance of our sins : spare us, good Lord, spare thy people, whom thou hast redeemed with thy most precious blood, and be not angry with us for ever.
Page 71 - Finally brethren, farewell : be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace ; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
Page 134 - How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of them that bring glad tidings !" When speaking of variety we glanced at the Beauty of Expression.
Page 117 - Oh woman ! lovely woman ! Nature made thee To temper man : we had been brutes without you ! Angels are painted fair to look like you : There's in you all, that we believe of" heaven ; Amazing brightness, purity and truth, Eternal joy, and everlasting love.
Page 95 - Our dark affection should have hoped thy stay; The voice of God has called his child away, Like Samuel, early in the temple found; Sweet rose of Sharon, plant of holy ground, Oh, more than Samuel blest, to thee 'tis given The God he served on earth to serve in heaven!
Page 95 - Our dark affection might have hop'd thy stay, The voice of God has call'd his child away;— Like Samuel early in the temple found, Sweet rose of Sharon, plant of holy ground, O ! more than Samuel bless'd, to thee 'tis given The God he serv'd on earth, to serve in heaven.
Page 158 - ... if they are not so closely allied to the amusements of the bad as to break down the wall of partition between us and them ; if they have no tendency to wean society from more profitable employments ; if, lastly, they do not encroach...
Page 122 - Now, one of two conclusions follows from this : either the spirit of the times produced the institutions, or the institutions cherished the spirit of the times, and this would certainly go to prove, that they are either the parents of vice, or the offspring of it.