Annual Register, Volume 3

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Edmund Burke
1761 - History
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Page 67 - LORD, our heavenly Father, Almighty and everlasting God, who hast safely brought us to the beginning of this day ; Defend us in the same with thy mighty power ; and grant that this day we fall into no sin, neither run into any kind of danger; but that all our doings may be ordered by thy governance, to do always that is righteous in thy sight; through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
Page 255 - Morar's renown; why did he not hear of his wound? Weep, thou father of Morar! weep; but thy son heareth thee not.
Page 29 - But as for me, my prayer is unto thee, O LORD, in an acceptable time: O God, in the multitude of thy mercy hear me, in the truth of thy salvation.
Page 34 - But having had the doctrine of holy scripture unfolding those chaste and high mysteries with timeliest care infused, that ' the body is for the Lord, and ' the Lord for the body;' thus also I argued to myself, that if unchastity in a woman, whom St.
Page 30 - I deplored ; and above them all, preferred the two famous renowners of Beatrice and Laura, who never write but honour of them to whom they devote their verse, displaying sublime and pure thoughts without transgression.
Page 34 - Lord for the body ;" thus also I argued to myself, that if unchastity in a woman, whom St. Paul terms the glory of man, be such a scandal and dishonour, then certainly in a man, who is both the image and glory of God, it must, though commonly not so thought, be much more deflouring and dishonourable...
Page 248 - English, without any periphrasis ; — and too oft without much distinction of either person, time, or place ; — so that when mention was made of a pitiful or an ungenerous proceeding, he never gave himself a moment's time to reflect who was the hero of the piece, what his station, or how far he had power to hurt him hereafter ; but, if it was a dirty action, — without more ado, — The man was a dirty fellow ; and so on.
Page 31 - These reasonings, together with a certain niceness of nature, an honest haughtiness, and selfesteem either of what I was, or what I might be (which. let envy call pride...
Page 66 - My duty towards my neighbour is to love him as myself, and to do to all men as I would they should do unto me ; to love, honour, and succour my father and mother; to honour and obey the king, and all that are put in authority under him...
Page 176 - But the righteous live for evermore ; their reward also is with the Lord, and the care of them is with the most High. Therefore shall they receive a glorious kingdom, and a beautiful crown from the Lord's hand : for with his right hand shall he cover them, and with his arm shall he protect them.

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