The General biographical dictionary: containing an historical and critical account of the lives and writings of the most eminent persons in every nation

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Alexander Chalmers
Printed for J. Nichols, 1812 - Biography
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Page 454 - An apology for the true Christian divinity as the same is held forth and preached by the people called in scorn Quakers...
Page 37 - 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 266 - it is my act, my hand, my heart. I beseech your Lordships to be merciful to a broken reed.
Page 205 - I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure and number, even so perfectly, as God made the world ; or else I am so sharply taunted, so cruelly threatened, yea presently sometimes with pinches, nips, and bobs, and other ways (which I will not name for the honour I bear them) so without measure mis-ordered, that I think myself in hell, till time come that I must go to Mr.
Page 205 - I must do it, as it were in such weight, measure, and number, even so perfectly as God made the world, or else I am so sharply taunted, so cruelly threatened, yea, presently, sometimes with pinches, nips, and bobs, and other ways which I will not name for the honour I bear them, so without measure misordered, that I think myself in hell, till time come that I must go to Mr.
Page 179 - Lord, in all thy mercy, that thine anger and thy fury may be removed from this city, and from thy holy house, for we have sinned. Alleluia.
Page 205 - I am with him. And when I am called from him, I fall on weeping, because whatsoever I do else but learning, is full of grief, trouble, fear, and whole misliking unto me. And thus my book hath been so much my pleasure, and bringeth daily to me more pleasure and more, that in respect of it, all other pleasures, in very deed, be but trifles and troubles unto me.
Page 205 - and tell you a truth which perchance ye will marvel at. One of the greatest benefits that ever God gave me is that he sent me so sharp and severe parents and so gentle a schoolmaster. For when I am in presence...
Page 125 - This art of his is used with the most exact and honest skill. He never attempts your passions until he has convinced your reason. All the objections which he can form are laid open and dispersed before he uses the least vehemence in his sermon ; but when he thinks he has your head, he very soon wins your heart; and never pretends to show the beauty of holiness until he hath convinced you of the truth of it.
Page 121 - Then said they all, Art thou then the Son of God ? And he said unto them, Ye say that I am.

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