Proceedings, Volume 39

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Page 242 - His account of the creation of man is truly sublime, and determines a point of the highest importance, the immortality of the soul and a future state of rewards and punishments.
Page 257 - I am the Lord thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.
Page 118 - Whilst some attempt has been made to express phylogenetically the relationship of the various groups of animals, so far as I am aware, no attempt has been made to overturn the antiquated classifications of botanical orders first started by Jussieu.
Page 163 - I have given bread to the hungry, water to the thirsty, clothes to the naked, and a shelter to the stranger.
Page 92 - We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible.
Page 164 - It is not righteousness that ye turn your faces to the East and the West, but righteous is he who believeth in Allah and the Last Day and the angels and the Scripture and the Prophets...
Page 142 - ... without one. There is a just humility that will maintain thine own dignity, and yet make thee insensible to many a rub that galls the proud spirit. Be courteous in thy manner, and liberal of thy purse ; for 'tis the hand to the bonnet and in the pocket that...
Page 205 - Antiquiora, or a Dissertation on the Armorial Bearings of the Isle of Man, the Regalities and Prerogatives of its ancient Kings, and the original Usages, Customs, Privileges, Laws, and Constitutional Government of the Manx People. By HR Oswald, Esq., FAS, LRCSE FOE THE YEAR 1860-61.
Page 28 - To these advantages, and to the spirit they proceed from, much of the influence which women exert must be ascribed. They feel more independent...
Page 164 - ... prayer, and giVeth alms ; and of those who perform their covenant, when they have covenanted, and who behave themselves patiently in adversity, and hardships, and in time of violence ; these are they who are true, and these are they who fear GOD.

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