The Memoirs of the Life, and Writings of Percival Stockdale: Containing Many Interesting Anecdotes of the Illustrious Men with Whom He was Connected, Volume 2

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809 - Authors
 

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Page 29 - Let her see him in his most retired privacies; let her follow him to the Mount, and hear his devotions and supplications to God. Carry her to his table, to view his poor fare, and hear his heavenly discourse. Let her see him...
Page 70 - Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wisely curbed proud man's pretending wit. ** As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide sandy plains...
Page 28 - ... her the cities which he set in flames, the countries which he ravaged and destroyed, and the miserable distress of all the inhabitants of the earth. When she has viewed him in this scene, carry her into his retirements...
Page 28 - go to your natural religion : lay before her Mahomet and his disciples arrayed in armour and in blood, riding in triumph over the spoils of thousands, and tens of thousands, who fell by his victorious sword : show her the cities which...
Page 251 - tis heard no more Oh ! lyre divine, what daring spirit Wakes thee now ? Though he inherit Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban eagle bear, Sailing with supreme dominion Through the azure deep of air...
Page 27 - And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book: But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.
Page 359 - O spare me a little, that I may recover my strength : before I go hence, and be no more seen.
Page 28 - Mohammed and his disciples arrayed in armour and in blood, riding in triumph over the spoils of thousands, and tens of thousands, who fell by his victorious sword; show her the cities which he set in flames, the countries which he ravaged and...
Page 191 - Dr. Johnson," said she," you tell us, in your Dictionary, that in England oats are given to horses ; but that in Scotland they support the people. Now, Sir, I can assure you, that in Scotland we give oats to our horses, as well as you do to yours in England.
Page 29 - When natural religion has viewed both, ask, Which is the prophet of God? But her answer we have already had; when she saw part of this scene through the eyes of the centurion who attended at the cross; by him she spoke and said, "Truly this man was the Son of God.

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