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Page 324 - CHURCH (the) of God: or, essays upon some descriptive names and titles, given in the Scriptures, by God the Holy Ghost, to the General Assembly of all true believers in God the Son, or the God-man Jesus Christ, and denoting the nature and means of their salvation, through the everlasting covenant made by God the Father with those Divine Persons in the one Jehovah.
Page 334 - To such persons as reside at a distance from great towns and from medical aid, or who are inhabitants of the British Colonies, (particularly to all Settlers in new Countries,) the FAMILY CYCLOPEDIA is really invaluable ; as it forms a portable Library of Useful Knowledge, of easy reference, and contains a great variety of information not to be found in other works of similar pretensions, and of greater magnitude.
Page 334 - The original materials supplied by himself are creditable to his observation, good sense, and benevolence. Almost every topic of general interest will be found in this comprehensive and judicious Compilation, treated in a clear and familiar manner. As a book of daily reference in the common concerns of life, it will be found to afford important assistance, and its great practical utility will, no doubt, ensure it a ready introduction, and a favourable reception, in every intelligent family.
Page 325 - A Golden Treasury for the Children of God, whose Treasure is in Heaven ; consisting of select Texts of the Bible, with practical Observations in Prose and Verse, for every Day in the Year.
Page 232 - They then began to dye her fingers, her toe-nails, and afterwards her hair, which being tied up, she at last was left to repose. During the whole time I was there, she would not shew her face ; and, in general, I have observed, that if one tells a Tatar girl that it is said she is about to be married, she runs immediately out of the room, and will never speak to a stranger on that subject.
Page 120 - Crimea was a subject of joyful expectation before it took place ; and the mild and conciliating manners of this most powerful monarch, won the hearts of the humblest of his subjects : few there are who do not boast of having seen the Emperor Alexander, and not a few who had the honour to converse with him.
Page 191 - ... population, while the wants and excesses of luxury, among polished nations, strike at its very root. In fact, it is observed, that the people are less numerous under the roofs of the Crimea, and the province of Boodjack, than in the tents of the Noguais. The best calculation we can make, is from a view of the military forces which the cham is able to assemble. We shall soon see this prince raising three armies at the same time ; one of a hundred thousand men, which he commanded in person ; another...
Page 332 - Public is usually solicited towards such enterprises. Every man who takes the slightest interest in public affairs, every one who feels a natural anxiety to know what Europe is, at the present moment, after the terrible convulsions it has undergone, and who wishes to understand the political connexion of the different States ; is conscious that his means of doing so are extremely imperfect. Our task will be, to remove that imperfection ; and, by an accurate development of the final arrangements made...
Page 328 - SERIES, the words contained in die former SUPPLEMENT being incorporated in their proper places. The whole of the GEOGRAPHICAL INDEX,, originally a distinct part of the SACRED GEOGRAPHY, forming the fifth volume, consisting entirely of new matter, is also included ; so that, it is presumed, the additions of various kinds will form nearly, if not altogether, one third of the present Edition ; distinguished from the original, by being...
Page 234 - This occupies much time, and during the whole of it, the carriage which contains the bride waits at the distance of nearly half a mile. It is never brought nearer to the party, but the lady's father, or one of her brothers, attends it, in order to see the charge safely executed of delivering her unseen into the house of her husband. The better to effect this, the carriage is hung round with curtains inside, and if the party arrive somewhat early at the village, the vehicle is detained at the entrance...