The History of the Works of the Learned ..., Band 1

J. Robinson, 1737
Containing impartial accounts and accurate abstracts of the most valuable books published in Great Britain and foreign parts ...

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Seite 318 - A Plain Account of the Nature and End of the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, &c 1737.
Seite 203 - Learn then," said he, u that the principle of all things is emptiness and nothing, from nothing all things proceeded, and into nothing all will return, and this is the end of all our hopes.
Seite 205 - Rewards for thofe that have done well, well, and Punifhments for thofe that have done evil ; that there are Places appointed for the Souls of both, wherein they are fixed according to their Defert ; that the God Fo was born to fave Mankind, and to direct thofe to the Way of Salvation who had ftrayed from it ; that it was he who expiated their Sins, and procured them a happy Birth in the other World ; that there are five Precepts to be obferved, the firft is, not to kill any living Creature ; the...
Seite 177 - Collection of some of the principal RULES and MAXIMS of the COMMON LAW, with their Latitude and Extent.
Seite 88 - From this vain world, th' abode of guilt and sorrow ! — And yet methinks a beam of light breaks in On my departing soul. Alas ! I fear I've been too hasty.' O ye powers that search The heart of man, and weigh his inmost thoughts, If I have done amiss, impute it not ! — The best may err, but you are good, and — oh ! [Dies.
Seite 210 - Reafoings in Points of Morality are the fame ; they call Li that which eftablifhes the reciprocal Duty between the Prince and the Subject, the Father and the Son, the Husband and the Wife ; they give likewife the Name of Li to the Soul, becaufe it informs the Body, and when it ceafes to inform it, the Li is faid to be deftroyed ; in the fame Manner, fay they, as Ice diflblved by Heat lofe's the Li whereby it became Ice, and reaflumes its Fluidity and natural Being.
Seite 347 - Archbishops of that See, from the first Introduction of Christianity into the Northern parts of this Island, to the present state and condition of that magnificent Fabric.
Seite ii - A New and Accurate Method of Delineating all the Parts of the different Orders in Architecture, by Means of a...
Seite 291 - There is no town in all the king of Prudia's dominions, ' except Neufchatel, where he has not been ; no province ' which he does not know full well ; not a noble family...
Seite 437 - A dissertation upon the sacred Cubit of the Jews, and the Cubits of the several nations, in which, from the dimensions of the greatest Egyptian Pyramid, as taken by Mr. Greaves, the ancient cubit of Memphis is determined.

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