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Page 52 - Upon earth there is not his like, who is made without fear. He beholdeth all high things: he is a king over all the children of pride.
Page 37 - You tell me every thought is an effeci, and that it is connected with a prior idea, by which it was produced. I cannot fee any fuch uniform affinity or correfpondence, and to give a proof of my liberty and independence...
Page 40 - But this feems contrary to experience : foe though I am as precifely in the fame circumftances, as we can fuppofe any man to be ; and likewife in the fame difpofition of mind, yet, after an interval of a very few minutes, I am not able to go ovej the fourth part of this feries. And however cogent the neceffity may be* I can recoiled very little more than the mole and the moufe-trap.
Page 59 - Saviour himself, as far as appears : — But their habitual devotion naturally led them to refer all things to God, without reflecting on the rigorous meaning of their language ; and, very probably, had they been interrogated on the subject, they would have appeared not to be...
Page 51 - Lord's ways are higher than our ways, and his thoughts than our thoughts...
Page 40 - I do not now recolledl the place, you would "8 " have hive found a pertinent obfervation to the prefent purpofe, and a proper example. Some gentlemen were talking of the Civil wars in England, when one of them fuddenly afked wha-t was the value of a Jewi/h fhekel.
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Page 39 - ... difpofition of mind ; yet after an interval of a very few minutes, I am not able to go over a fourth part of this feries. And, however cogent the neceffity may be, lean recollect very little more than the mole, and the moufe-trap.