The Annual review and history of literature, A. Aiken ed (Google eBook)

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Arthur Aikin
1803
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Page 372 - A state also of equality, wherein all the power and jurisdiction is reciprocal, no one having more than another; there being nothing more evident than that creatures of the same species and rank, promiscuously born to all the same advantages of nature, and the use of the same faculties, should also be equal one amongst another without subordination or subjection...
Page 138 - But when they persecute you in this city, flee ye into another: for verily I say unto you, Ye shall not have gone over the cities of Israel, till the Son of man be come.
Page 137 - In the primitive church the influence of truth was very powerfully strengthened by an opinion which, however it may deserve respect for its usefulness and antiquity, has not been found agreeable to experience. It was universally believed that the end of the world and the kingdom of Heaven were at hand. The near approach of this wonderful event had been predicted by the apostles...
Page 180 - We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind : but by what means he now seeth, we know not; or who hath opened his eyes, we know not: he is of age ; ask him : he shall speak for himself.
Page 180 - What sayest thou of him, that he hath opened thine eyes ? He said, He is a prophet. 18 But the Jews did not believe concerning him, that he had been blind, and received his sight, until they called the parents of him that had received his sight. 19 And they asked them, saying, Is this your son, who ye say was born blind ? how then doth he now see...
Page 376 - I further declare, that it is not an article of my faith, and that I do renounce, reject, and abjure the opinion...
Page 155 - MY opinion of Astronomy has always been, that it is not the best medium through which to prove the agency of an intelligent Creator ; but that, this being proved, it shews, beyond all other sciences, the magnificence of his operations.
Page 270 - ... such a tesselated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white ; 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.
Page 172 - OUR Lord Jesus Christ, who hath left power to his church to absolve all sinners who truly repent and believe in him, of his great mercy forgive thee thine offences ! And by his authority committed to me, I absolve thee from all thy sins, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.
Page 315 - Buonaparte persevered and menaced, he indignantly left the tent, with this memorable observation : " Neither my principles, nor the character of my " profession, will allow me to become a human " butcher : and, General, if such qualities as " you insinuate, are necessary to form a great " man, I thank my God, that I do not possess

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