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Page 125 - The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
Page 105 - Hitherto shalt thou come and no farther, and here shall thy proud waves be stayed.
Page 2 - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Page 67 - evidence of things not seen," in the fulness of Divine grace ; and was profound on this, the greatest concern of human life, while unable even to comprehend how the " inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit" could be the cause of the change of the seasons.
Page 119 - Rectify the globe to the latitude of the place; bring the sun's place in the ecliptic to the meridian, and set the index to XII.
Page 108 - These are thy glorious Works, Parent of good, Almighty! thine this universal frame, Thus wondrous fair: thyself how wondrous then, Unspeakable! who sitt'st above these heavens To us invisible, or dimly seen In these thy lowest works; yet these declare Thy goodness beyond thought, and power divine.
Page 142 - Who by searching can find out God ; who can find out the Almighty to perfection...
Page 84 - The squares of the periods of revolution of any two planets are proportional to the cubes of their mean distances from the sun.