Memoirs of the Life of Gilbert Wakefield, Band 2

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J. Johnson, 1804 - 560 Seiten

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Seite 24 - So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a whole day.
Seite 24 - Then spake Joshua to the Lord in the day when the Lord delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon ; and thou, Moon, in the valley of Ajalon. And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies.
Seite 37 - Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.
Seite 408 - I have always suspected that the reading is right, which requires many words to prove it wrong; and the emendation wrong, that cannot without so much labour appear to be right.
Seite 21 - ... the Most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.
Seite 399 - Conjecture has all the joy and all the pride of invention, and he that has once started a happy change, is too much delighted to consider what objections may rise against it. Yet conjectural criticism has been of great use in the learned world; nor is it my intention to depreciate a study, that has exercised so many mighty minds, from the revival of learning to our own age, from the bishop of Aleria to English Bentley.
Seite 361 - Refrain from these men, and let them alone ; for if this counsel or this work, be of men, it will come to nought; but if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it, lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Seite 320 - For honourable age is not that which standeth in length of time, nor that is measured by number of years. But wisdom is the gray hair unto men, and an unspotted life is old age.
Seite 268 - For every high priest taken from among men is ordained for men in things pertaining to God, that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins: 2. Who can have compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are out of the way; for that he himself also is compassed with infirmity.
Seite 380 - Let softer strains ill-fated Henry mourn, And palms eternal flourish round his urn: Here o'er the martyr-king the marble weeps, And, fast beside him, once-fear'd Edward sleeps Whom not the...

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