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Page 103 - But it is said by the author that the Christian fable is but the tale of the more ancient superstitions of the world, and may be easily detected by a proper understanding of the mythologies of the heathens.
Page 103 - But this error might, perhaps, arise from a want of due attention to the foundations of human judgment, and the structure of that understanding which God has given us for the investigation of truth.
Page 166 - Petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of the City of London, in Common Council assembled.
Page 151 - Venerable, off the coast of Holland, the i2th of October, by log (nth1 three PM Camperdown ESE eight mile. Wind N. by E. Sir, I have the pleasure to acquaint you, for the information of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that...
Page 103 - Did Milton understand those mythologies? Was he less versed than Mr. Paine in the superstitions of the world ? No ; they were the subject of his immortal song; and though shut out from all recurrence to them, he poured them forth from the stores of a memory rich with all that man ever knew, and laid them in their order as the illustration of...
Page 103 - ... of reasoning the devious mind of man, by showing him its whole process, from the first perceptions of sense to the last conclusions of ratiocination ; putting a rein upon false opinion, by practical rules for the conduct of human judgment.
Page 311 - President discloses sentiments more alarming than the refusal of a minister, because more dangerous to our independence and union, and at the same time studiously marked with indignities towards the government of the United States. It evinces a disposition to separate the people of the United States from the government, to...
Page 78 - By the Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord " High Admiral of Great Britain and Ireland, &c.