Memoirs of the Life and Times of Daniel De Foe: Containing a Review of His Writings, and His Opinions Upon a Variety of Important Matters, Civil and Ecclesiastical, Volume 2
Hurst, Chance, 1830
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Page 202 - That general knowledge which now circulates in common talk, was in his time rarely to be found. Men not professing learning were not ashamed of ignorance ; and, in the female world, any acquaintance with books was distinguished only to be censured.
Page 485 - Edinburgh : Printed by the Heirs and Successors of Andrew Anderson, printer to the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, Anno Dom. 1706.
Page 204 - Before the Tatler and Spectator, if the writers for the theatre are excepted, England had no masters of common life. No writers had yet undertaken to reform either the savageness of neglect, or the impertinence of civility; to show when to speak, or to be silent; how to refuse, or how to comply.
Page 342 - The Consolidator : or, Memoirs of sundry Transactions from the World in the Moon, translated from the Lunar Language, by the Author of The True-born English Man.
Page 267 - The Storm; or, a Collection of the most remarkable Casualties and Disasters which happen'd in the late Dreadful Tempest, both by Sea and Land. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, original calf (rebacked}, ye 1704. £2 10s *** With the folding leaf " A List of such of Her Majesty's Ships, with their Commanders' Names, as were cast away by the Violent Storm.
Page 285 - An Argument, proving, that according to the Covenant of Eternal Life, revealed in the Scriptures, Man may be translated from hence into that Eternal Life, without passing through Death, although the Human Nature of Christ himself could not be thus translated till he had passed through Death ; 1703.
Page 73 - Tell them it was because he was too bold, And told those truths, which should not ha' been told, Extol the justice of the land, Who punish what they will not understand.
Page 54 - If the gallows instead of the Counter, and the galleys instead of the fines, were the reward of going to a conventicle, to preach or hear, there would not be so many sufferers. The spirit of martyrdom is over ; they that will go to church to be chosen sheriffs and mayors would go to forty churches rather than be hanged. If one severe law were made and punctually executed, that whoever was found at a conventicle should be banished the nation and the preacher be hanged, we should soon see an end of...