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Page 330 - The end, then, of learning is to repair the ruins of our first parents by regaining to know God aright and out of that knowledge to love him, to imitate him, to be like him as we may the nearest by possessing our souls of true virtue, which being united to the heavenly grace of faith makes up the highest perfection.
Page 170 - If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the word of the LORD my God, to do less or more.
Page 170 - As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river's side, as the trees of lign aloes which the Lord hath planted, and as cedar trees beside the waters. He shall pour the water out of his buckets, and his seed shall be in many waters, and his king shall be higher than Agag, and his kingdom shall be exalted.
Page 170 - And he took up his parable and said, Balaam the son of Beor hath said, and the man whose eyes are open hath said; he hath said, which heard the words of God, and knew the knowledge of the Most High, which saw the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open...
Page 170 - God brought him forth out of Egypt ; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn ; he shall eat up the nations his enemies, and shall break their bones, and pierce them through with his arrows.
Page 170 - I shall see him, but not now : I shall behold him, but not nigh : there shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and shall smite the corners of Moab, and destroy all the children of Sheth.
Page 170 - He hath said, which heard the words of God, and knew the knowledge of the Most High, •which saw the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open : 1f.
Page 169 - Behold, the people shall rise up as a great lion, and lift up himself as a young lion : he shall not lie down until he eat of the prey, and drink the blood of the slain.
Page 15 - ... the speaker is in earnest, and affected himself with what he so passionately recommends to others. Violent gesture and vociferation naturally shake the hearts of the ignorant, and fill them with a kind of religious horror. Nothing is more frequent than to see women weep and tremble at...