An Essay on Punctuation with Incidental Remarks on Composition

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Whittaker and Company, 1842 - English language - 96 pages
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Page 21 - The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil ; my lust shall be satisfied upon them ; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.
Page 60 - Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, saying, "Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.
Page 84 - In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. 2 And the earth was without form, and void ; and darkness was upon the face of the deep, And the spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. 3 And God said, Let there be light ; and there was light.
Page 63 - God, having designed man for a sociable creature, made him not only with an inclination and under a necessity to have fellowship with those of his own kind, but furnished him also with language, which was to be the great instrument and common tie of society.
Page 53 - And the men of the city said unto him on the seventh day before the sun went down, What is sweeter than honey ? and what is stronger than a lion...
Page 63 - DUKE'S PALACE. Enter Duke, Curio, Lords; Musicians attending. Duke. IF musick be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again; — it had a dying fall: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour.
Page 18 - We came to our journey's end, at last, with no small difficulty, after much fatigue, through deep roads, and bad weather.
Page 84 - And the earth was without form, and void ; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good : and God divided the light from the darkness. And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.
Page 27 - I confess it was want of consideration that made me an author ; I writ because it amused me ; I corrected because it was as pleasant to me to correct as to write ; and I published because I was told, I might please such as it was a credit to please.
Page 74 - What good he will do to mankind I know not ; this comfort he may be sure of, he cannot do less than you have done before him. . I have sometimes thought, that if preachers, hangmen, and...

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