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Page 154 - Moreover by them is thy servant warned: and in keeping of them there is great reward. 12 Who can understand his errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults. 13 Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from the great transgression. 14 Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.
Page 21 - And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.
Page 152 - THE heavens declare the glory of God ; and the firmament sheweth his handy work. 2 Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. 3 There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard. 4 Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun, 5 Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race.
Page 189 - Airsty,' it shall be manifest that we have not laboured in vain. A narrative of the state of religion, within the bounds of the General Assembly...
Page 22 - FOR THE WORD OF GOD IS QUICK AND POWERFUL, AND % SHARPER THAN ANY TWO EDGED SWORD, PIERCING EVEN TO THE DIVIDING ASUNDER OF SOUL AND SPIRIT, AND OF THE JOINTS AND MARROW, AND IS 'A DISCERNER OF THE THOUGHTS AND INTENTS OF THE HEART.
Page 91 - Although it may at first seem not only singular and curious, but impossible, that a language should exist without adjectives ; yet it is an indubitable fact.
Page 54 - The mingling tempest weaves its gloom, and still The deluge deepens; till the fields around Lie sunk, and flatted, in the sordid wave.
Page 223 - Episcopal church delegates from the consociated churches of Connecticut and the synod of New York and Philadelphia, met at Stanford, September i, 1773. (see Massachusetts historical society. Collections. 1814. ser. 2, i : 140-57) 974-4 ^38 vn Including Account of the dissenting intrretl in tin
Page 89 - Edwards concludes: It is not to be supposed, that the like coincidence is extended to all the words of those languages. Very many words are totally different. Still the analogy is such as is sufficient to show, that they are mere dialects of the same original language. (Edwards 1788:8; my italics: KK.) This is no doubt an important statement as it suggests to us that the principles of comparative linguistics and the establishment of language families did not require Jones' celebrated passage in his...