Etymology and Syntax of the English Language (Google eBook)

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Taylor, 1830 - English language - 430 pages
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Page 164 - Of echoing hill or thicket have we heard Celestial voices, to the midnight air, Sole, or responsive...
Page 395 - And Jesus answered and said unto him, What wilt thou that I should do unto thee ? The blind man said unto him, Lord, that I might receive my .sight.
Page 168 - My words fly up, my thoughts remain below : Words, without thoughts, never to heaven go.
Page 331 - In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Page 383 - For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not.
Page 322 - And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom ye spake? Is he yet alive ? And they answered, Thy servant our father is in good health, he is yet alive.
Page 323 - It is folly to pretend to arm ourselves against the accidents of life, by heaping up treasures, which nothing can protect us against, but the good providence of our Creator.
Page 234 - I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib : but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.
Page 383 - LORD, our heavenly ,Father, Almighty > and everlasting God, who hast safely brought us to the beginning of this day ; De(fend us in the same with thy mighty power ; and grant that this day we fall into no ,sin, neither run into ,any kind of danger ; but that all our doings may be ordered by ,thy governance, to do always that > is ,righteous in thy sight ; through Jesus ,Christ > our Lord.
Page 324 - The knight seeing his habitation reduced to so small a compass, and himself in a manner shut out of his own house, upon the death of his mother ordered all the apartments to be flung open, and exorcised by his chaplain, who lay in every room one after another, and by that means dissipated the fears which had so long reigned in the family.

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