The Literary Diary of Ezra Stiles ...

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C. Scribner's sons, 1901

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Seite 381 - ... to see; but I apprehend it has received various corrupting changes, and I have, with most of the present dissenters in England, some doubts as to his divinity...
Seite 381 - I believe in one God, the creator of the universe. That he governs it by his providence. That he ought to be worshipped. That the most acceptable service we render to him is doing good to his other children. That the soul of man is immortal, and will be treated with justice in another life respecting its conduct in this.
Seite 381 - That he governs it by his Providence. That he ought to be worshipped. That the most acceptable service we render to him is doing good to his other children. That the soul of Man is immortal, and will be treated with justice in another life respecting its conduct in this. These I take to be the fundamental principles of all sound religion, and I regard them as you do in whatever sect I meet them.
Seite 544 - An humble attempt to promote explicit agreement, and visible union of God's people in extraordinary prayer for the revival of religion," he shows great acquaintance with Scripture, and a remarkable attention to the prophetic part of it.
Seite 381 - Here is my creed. I believe in one God, Creator of the Universe. That he governs it by his Providence. That he ought to be worshipped. That the most acceptable service we render to him is doing good to his other children. That the soul of man is immortal, and will be treated with justice in another life respecting its conduct in this.
Seite 290 - Nor did it appear that any members in Convention had the least Idea of insidiously lay" the Found" of a future Monarchy like the European or Asiatic Monarchies either antient or modern. But were unanimously guarded and firm against every Thing of this ultimate Tendency.
Seite 262 - Lond. with plenty of Gold. Hence this is called the Gov. WINTHROP'S Ring to this day.
Seite 20 - Merch1 in America. He did Business with the greatest Ease & Clearness — always carried about with him a Sweetness of Behav. a calm Urbanity an agreeable & unaffected Politeness of Manners. Without a single Enemy & the most universally beloved by an extensive Acquaintance of any man I ever knew. His Beneficence to his Famx Connexions, to his Nation, & to all the World is almost without a Parallel.
Seite 170 - Here lies a priest of English blood, Who living liked whate'er was good, Good company, good wine, good name, Yet never hunted after fame ; But as the first he still preferred.
Seite 381 - Divinity; though it is a question I do not dogmatize upon, having never studied it, and think it needless -to busy myself with it now, when I expect soon an opportunity of knowing the truth with less trouble.