In the east country with sir Thomas Browne

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Seeley & Company, 1885 - 398 pages
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Page 102 - As smoke is driven away, so drive them away: as wax melteth before the fire, so let the wicked perish at the presence of God.
Page 18 - For my part, I have ever believed (and do now know) that there are witches." They that doubt of these do not only deny them but spirits, and are obliquely and upon consequence a sort, not of infidels, but atheists.
Page 156 - There are wonders in true affection. It is a body of enigmas, mysteries, and riddles, wherein two so become one, as they both become two. I love my friend before myself, and yet methinks I do not love him enough. Some few months hence my multiplied affection will make me believe I have not loved him at all.
Page 66 - ... the judgment of this kingdom, as appears by that act of Parliament which hath provided punishments proportionable to the quality of the offence. And desired them strictly to observe their evidence ; and desired the great God of heaven to direct their hearts in the weighty thing they had in hand. For to condemn the innocent, and to let the guilty go free, were both an abomination to the Lord.
Page 249 - ... and surely it is not a melancholy conceit to think we are all asleep in this world, and that the conceits of this life are as mere dreams to those of the next, as the phantasms of the night to the conceits of the day.

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