The Life and Errors of John Dunton, Citizen of London: With the Ives and Characters of More Than a Thousand Contemporary Divines, and Other Persons of Literary Eminence. To which are Added, Dunton's Conversation in Ireland, Selections from His Other Genuite Works ; and a Faithful Portrait of the Author, Volume 1

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J. Nichols, Son, and Bentley, 1818 - Booksellers and bookselling - 392 pages
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Page 372 - Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report ; if there be any virtue, if there be any praise, think on these things.
Page xxv - And further, by these, my son, be admonished : of making many books there is no end ; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
Page 117 - For the Lord is our judge, the Lord is our lawgiver, the Lord is our King; he will save us.
Page 276 - And another dieth in the bitterness of his soul, And never eateth with pleasure. They shall lie down alike in the dust, And the worms shall cover them.
Page 255 - The devil was sick, the devil a monk would be ; The devil was well, the devil a monk was he.
Page 202 - Collection. He has melted down the best of our English Histories into Twelve-penny Books, which are filled with wonders, rarities, and curiosities; for you must know, his Title-pages, are a little swelling".
Page 110 - Sweden, would before the beginning of a battle kneel down devoutly, at the head of his army, and pray to God, the giver of victory, to give them success against their enemies, which commonly was the event ; and that he was as careful also to return thanks to God for the victory. But solemn prayer in the field upon a day of training, I never knew but in New England, where it seems it is a common custom. About three of the clock, both our exercise and prayers being over, we had a very noble dinner,...
Page 149 - Philip and Mary, by the grace of God King and Queen of England, France, Naples, Jerusalem, and Ireland ; Defenders of the Faith ; Princes of Spain and Sicily ; Archdukes of Austria ; Dukes of Milan, Burgundy, and Brabant ; Counts of Hapsburg, Flanders, and Tyrol...
Page 52 - I believe the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be the Word of God, the only infallible rule of faith and practice...
Page 244 - Good unexpected, evils unforeseen, Appear by turns, as fortune shifts the scene. Some, raised aloft, come tumbling down amain ; Then fall so hard, they bound and rise again.

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