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Memoirs of the Life and Times of Daniel De Foe, Containing a Review of His ...
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Page 266 - Therefore have I hewed them by the prophets ; I have slain them by the words of my mouth : and thy judgments are as the light that goeth forth.
Page 54 - If one severe law was made and punctually executed, that whoever was found at a conventicle should be banished the nation, and the preacher be hanged, we should soon see an end of the tale; they would all come to church; and one age would make us all one again.
Page 267 - The Storm ; or a Collection of the most remarkable Casualties and Disasters which happened in the late dreadful Tempest, both by Sea and Land. " The Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
Page 284 - An argument, proving that, according to the covenant of eternal life, revealed in the scriptures, man may be translated from hence into that eternal life without passing through death, although the human nature of Christ himself could not thus be translated till he had passed through death," printed originally in 1700, and reprinted several years since.
Page 62 - He is a middle-sized, spare man, about forty years old, of a brown complexion and dark: brown coloured hair, but wears a wig; a hooked nose, a sharp chin, grey eyes, and a large mole near his mouth : was born in London, and for many years was a hose-factor in Freeman's Yard, in Cornhill ; and now is owner of the brick and pantile " works near Tilbury Fort in Essex...
Page 202 - That general knowledge which now circulates in common talk, was in his time rarely to be found. Men not professing learning were not ashamed of ignorance; and in the female world, any acquaintance with books was distinguished only to be censured.
Page 204 - Before the Tatler and Spectator, if the writers for the theatre are excepted, England had no masters of common life. No writers had yet undertaken to reform either the savageness of neglect, or the impertinence of civility; to show when to speak, or to be silent; how to refuse, or how to comply.
Page 267 - The Storm; or, a Collection of the most remarkable Casualties and Disasters which happen'd in the late Dreadful Tempest, both by Sea and Land. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, original calf (rebacked}, ye 1704. £2 10s *** With the folding leaf " A List of such of Her Majesty's Ships, with their Commanders' Names, as were cast away by the Violent Storm.