The Works of Lord Bolingbroke: With a Life, Prepared Expressly for this Edition, Containing Additional Information Relative to His Personal and Public Character, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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Carey and Hart, 1841 - Great Britain
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Page 28 - Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and, if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters? 3 Know ye not that we shall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life...
Page 131 - In effect, it is something imperfect that cannot exist, an idea wherein some parts of several different and inconsistent ideas are put together.
Page 49 - And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost: Whosesoever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them ; and whosesoever sins ye retain, they are retained.
Page 51 - AND he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That there be some of them that stand here, which shall not taste of death, till they have seen the kingdom of God come with power.
Page 197 - And if we may not suppose men ever to have been in the state of Nature, because we hear not much of them in such a state, we may as well suppose the armies of Salmanasser or Xerxes were never children, because we hear little of them till they were men and embodied in armies.
Page 101 - That also of the procession of the Holy Ghost from the Father and the Son...
Page 407 - As in matters of sense, the reason why a thing is visible is not because it is seen, but it is therefore seen because it is visible : so in matters of natural reason and morality, that which is holy and good...
Page 141 - Tum Velleius fidenter sane, ut solent isti, nihil tam verens quam ne dubitare aliqua de re videretur...
Page 365 - It is not only true, but obvious, that man is connected by his nature, and, therefore, by the design of the Author of all nature, with the whole tribe of animals, and so closely with some of them, that the distance between his intellectual faculties and theirs, which constitutes as really, though not so sensibly as figure, the difference of species, appears, in many instances, small, and would probably appear still less, if we had the means of knowing their motives, as we have of observing their...
Page 254 - ... preferable, because there are only two things compared. I shall subjoin to this an inaccuracy in a comparison of equality, where, though the positive degree only is used, the construction must be similar to that of the comparative, both being followed by conjunctions which govern no case. " Such notions would be avowed at this time by none but Rosicrucians, and fanatics as mad as them."f Grammatically they, the verb are being understood.

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