Letters from England, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1808 - England
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Page 247 - And a great portent appeared in heaven, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars; 2 she was with child and she cried out in her pangs of birth, in anguish for delivery.
Page 115 - As may express them best ; though what if earth Be but the shadow of heaven, and things therein Each to other like, more than on earth is thought...
Page 117 - And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness... So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them...
Page 255 - The sealed of the Lord the Elect precious, Man's Redemption, to Inherit the Tree of Life. To be made Heirs of God, and Joint heirs with Jesus Christ.
Page 154 - A sower went out to sow his seed ; and as he sowed, some fell by the way-side, and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it. And some fell upon a rock, and as soon as it was sprung up it withered away, because it lacked moisture. And some fell among thorns, and the thorns sprung up with it, and choked it.
Page 278 - It has been said that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a benefactor to his species.
Page 5 - As the climbing up a sandy way is to the feet of the aged, so is a wife full of words to a quiet man.
Page 100 - I then think," continues the writer, " that England is in danger of revolution? If the manufacturing system continues to be extended, increasing, as it necessarily does increase, the number, the misery, and the depravity of the poor. I believe that revolution inevitably must come, and in its most fearful shape. That system, if it...
Page 136 - He further maintains, that the sacred Scripture contains three distinct senses, called celestial, spiritual, and natural, which are united by correspondences ; and that in each sense it is divine truth accommodated respectively to the angels of the three heavens, and also to men on earth.
Page 109 - ... death of Despard, and there is no reason to suppose that it is not the same in all other great towns as in London. It will be well for England when her cities shall decrease, and her villages multiply and grow; when there shall be fewer streets and more cottages. The tendency of the present system is to convert the peasantry into poor; her policy should be to reverse this, and to convert the poor into peasantry; to increase them and to enlighten them; for their numbers are the strength, and their...

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