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Page 456 - Dryden. At last divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame ; The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Enlarged the former narrow bounds. And added length to solemn sounds, With nature's mother-wit, and arts unknown before.
Page 425 - took an excellent way. That part of the Bible was given to him, who was most excellent in such a tongue : as the Apocrypha to Andrew Downs; and then they met together, and one read the translation, the rest holding in their hands some Bible, either of the learned tongues, or French, Spanish, Italian,
Page 229 - We see in needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground : judge, therefore, of the
Page 444 - What can ennoble sots, or slaves, or cowards ? Alas '. not all the blood of all the Howards. Pope. What docs he not, from lusts opposed in vain. And self-reproaching conscience ? He foresees The fatal issue to his health,
Page 370 - I, John, by the grace of God king of England, and lord of Ireland, in order to expiate my sins, from my own free will, and the advice of my barons, give to the church of Home, to pope Innocent, and his successors, the kingdom of England, and all
Page 456 - whereby, in effect, it takes away both reason and revelation, and substitutes in the room of it the ungrounded fancies of a man's own brain, and assumes them for a foundation, both of opinion and conduct. Immediate revelation being a much easier way for men to establish their opinions, and regulate their conduct
Page 424 - what shall stand. 10. If any company, upon the review of the book so sent, shall doubt, or differ upon any places, to send them word thereof, note the places, and therewithal send their reasons: to which, if they consent not, the difference to be compounded at the general meeting, which is to be of
Page 437 - the getting into one's possession, or buying up, large quantities of corn, or other dead victuals, with intent to sell them again. This must of course be injurious to the public, by putting it in the power of one or two rich men to raise the price of provisions at their own discretion.
Page 444 - Ye Elements !—in whose ennobling stir 1 feel myself exalted—can ye not Accord me such a being ? Do I err In deeming such inhabit mauy a spot ? Though with them to converse can rarely be our lot.
Page 418 - of Holy Scripture into English, by way of a book, or little book, or tract ; and that no book of this kind should be read, that was composed lately in the time of John Wickliffe, or since his death.' This led the way to great persecution, and many persons were punished severely, and some