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Page 49 - God came from Teman, And the Holy One from mount Paran. Selah. His glory covered the heavens, And the earth was full of his praise. And his brightness was as the light; He had horns coming out of his hand : And there was the hiding of his power.
Page 289 - I am almost in a fever whenever I am in his company. His figure (without being deformed) seems made to disgrace or ridicule the common structure of the human body.
Page 204 - It is not a thing of which a man may say, it hath been, it is about to be, or is to be hereafter ; for it is a thing without birth, it is ancient, constant, and eternal, and is not to be destroyed in this its mortal frame.
Page 278 - As you appear no less sensible than your readers of the defects of your poetical article, you will not be displeased, if. in order to the improvement of it, I communicate to you the sentiments of a person, who will undertake, on reasonable terms, sometimes to fill a column.
Page 122 - MEMOIRS OF SAMUEL PEPYS, ESQ., FRS Secretary to the Admiralty in the Reigns of Charles II. and James II.; comprising his Diary from 1659 to 1669, deciphered by the Rev.
Page 395 - They endeavor to balance these different powers, as if this equilibrium, which in England may be a necessary check to the enormous influence of royalty, could be of any use in republics founded upon the equality of all the citizens, and as if establishing different orders of men was not a source of divisions and disputes.
Page 510 - Their lot forbade: nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confin'd; Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind, The...
Page 371 - Samuel Johnson returns his compliments to Mr. Andrew Millar, and is very glad to find, as he does by his note, that Andrew Millar has the grace to thank God for...
Page 376 - Articulating with difficulty, he said, " From this book, he who knows nothing may learn a great deal; and he who knows, will be pleased to find his knowledge recalled to his mind in a manner highly pleasing.
Page 280 - Johnfon, fet out this morning for London together. Davy Garrick is to be with you early the next week, and Mr. Johnfon, to try his fate with a tragedy, and to fee to get himfelf employed in fome translation, either from the Latin or the French.

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