Cambridge essays, Volume 3

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John W. Parker and son, 1857
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Page 275 - may, we should never rest till of the scene of such atrocities it might be said, in the awful words of the Prophet, that— ' It shall never be inhabited, neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation : but wild beasts of the desert shall be there, and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures. The
Page 354 - University of Cambridge. Christ and other Masters : An Historical Inquiry into some of the chief Parallelisms and Contrasts between Christianity and the Religious Systems of the Ancient World ; with special reference to prevailing Difficulties and Objections. Part I. Introduction. Part II. Religions of India. In 8vo. cloth, 7. Orf. each. Part III. Religions of China.
Page 275 - shall be full of doleful creatures. The owl shall dwell there, and satyrs shall dance there. And the wild beasts of the islands shall cry in her desolate houses. And dragons in the pleasant palaces.' The conclusions, then, which seem to issue from the facts before us, are these
Page 292 - With Notes and Memoirs, containing unpublished Letters of Cowper. Three Volumes. 7s. 6d. Poetical Works of the Earl of Surrey, of Minor Contemporaneous Poets, and of Sackville, Lord Buckhurst. With Notes and Memoirs. 2s. 6d. Songs from the Dramatists. From the first regular Comedy to the close of the 18th Century ; including the
Page 345 - Dr. Wilson unites poetic with scientific faculty, and this union gives a charm to all he writes. In the little volume before us he has described the live senses in language so popular that a child may comprehend the meaning, so suggestive that philosophers will read it with pleasure.
Page 37 - a matter of rhetoric, to say that it is better that ten guilty persons should escape than that one innocent one should suffer ; but it would be absurd to attempt to maintain as a matter of logic, that it was better that ten thousand guilty persons should escape than that one innocent one should suffer. The occasional
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Page 353 - EJ HOWARD, DD, Dean of Lichfeld. 1. The Book of Genesis, according to the Version of the LXX. Translated into English, with Notices of its Omissions and Insertions, and with Notes on the Passages in which it differs from our Authorized Version. Crown
Page 360 - Fellow of St. Catharine's College, Divinity Lecturer of King's College, and Christian Advocate in the University of Cambridge, Author of "A History of the XXXIX Articles." With Four Maps constructed for this Work by A. Keith Johnston. Crown Svo.
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