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Page 232 - The author is very sensible, that in the sacred writings there's no place for conjectures or emendations. Diligence and fidelity, with some judgment and experience, are the characters here requisite.
Page 231 - Scriptures, ubi ipse verborum ordo mysterium est, where the very order of the words is* mystery ; took thence the hint, that if the oldest copies of the original Greek and Hierom's Latin were examined and compared together, perhaps they would be still found to agree both in words and order of words. And upon making the essay...
Page 271 - The New Testament in the Original Greek, according to the Text followed in the Authorised Version, together with the Variations adopted in the Revised Version.
Page 233 - Bentley would seldom allow him to suppress, he solemnly consecrated the work ' as a xiipfttov, a xnj/to is itti, a charter, a Magna Charta, to the whole Christian Church ; to last when all the ancient MSS. may be lost and extinguished. ' Conyers Middleton, incapable of understanding this grand burst of enthusiasm, immediately wrote a pamphlet to disparage the project, which he stigmatized (in allusion to the South Sea schemes, recently exposed) as Bentley's Bubble.
Page 1131 - A GENERAL SURVEY OF THE HISTORY OF THE CANON OF THE NEW TESTAMENT DURING THE fIRST FOUR CENTURIES. Fourth Edition. With Preface on "Supernatural Religion.
Page 233 - As it will make two tomes in folio, the lowest subscription for smaller paper must be three guineas, one advanced in present; and for the great paper five guineas, two advanced. VIII. The work will be put to the press as soon as money is contributed to support the charge of the impression ; and no more copies will be printed than are subscribed for. The overseer and corrector of the press will be the learned Mr. JOHN WALKER, of Trinity College in Cambridge; who, with great accurateness, has collated...
Page 894 - Biblical manuscripts in the Royal Library of Paris, and in the library of the British and Foreign Bible Society; also some account of those in the Vatican Library at Rome.
Page 186 - Codices, per paria codicum, per syzygias minores majoresque, per familias, tribus, nationesque illorum, investigari et repraesentari: et inde propinquitates discessionesque codicum ad schematismos quosdam reduci, et schematismorum aliquae concordantiae fieri; atque ita res tota per tabulam quandam quasi genealogicam oculis subjici.
Page 234 - In medio plateae • ejus, et ex utraque parte fiuminis lignum vitae, afferens fructus duodecim, per menses singulos reddens fructum suum, et folia ligni ad sanitatem Gentium.
Page 50 - magnus si quidem hie in nostris codicibus error inolevit, dum quod in eadem re alius evangelista plus dixit, in alio, quia minus putaverint, addiderunt. Vel dum eundem sensum alius aliter expressit, ille qui unum e quattuor primum legerat, ad eius exemplum ceteros quoque aestimaverit emendandos.