Proceedings of the Liverpool Literary & Philosophical Society, Volume 39

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Page 240 - God, the immortality of the soul, and a future state of rewards and punishments have been esteemed useful engines of government.
Page 90 - 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 116 - 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 162 - 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 161 - I have given bread to the hungry, water to the thirsty, clothes to the naked, and a shelter to the stranger.
Page 140 - ... 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 203 - 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 140 - India, or the universal sea sucks down, were a cheap purchase. Speak no evil of women; I tell thee the meanest of them deserves our respect; for of women do we not all come? Quarrel with no one but with good cause ; by the Lord, over and over again, when I see masters and schools of arms among us, I say to myself, " This is not the thing we want at all, How to fight, but, Why to fight? that is the lesson we want to learn.
Page 139 - Entering the saloon, the Williamses found Shelley staring horribly into the air, and evidently in a trance. They waked him, and he related that a figure wrapped in a mantle came to his bedside, and beckoned him. He must then have risen in his sleep ; for he followed the imaginary figure into the saloon, when it lifted the hood of its mantle, ejaculated, " Siete sodisfatto?"* and vanished.
Page 214 - And he took away the horses that the kings of Judah had given to the sun...

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