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Page 87 - Who art thou that judgest another man's servant? to his own master he standeth or falleth ; yea, he shall be holden up: for God is able to make him stand.
Page 91 - And through the smooth barbarity of courts, With firm but pliant virtue, forward still To urge his course : him for the studious shade Kind nature form'd, deep, comprehensive, clear, Exact, and elegant ; in one rich soul, Plato, the Stagyrite, and Tully join'd.
Page 61 - From the great strength and vivacity of the flame of a candle in this pure air, it may be conjectured that it might be peculiarly salutary to the lungs in certain morbid cases, when the common air would not be sufficient to carry off the phlogistic putrid effluvium fast enough.
Page 40 - And you, little thing,' speaking to Eliza, ' remember the hymn you learned ; " Birds in their little nests agree," &c. I am going to sleep as well as you : for death is only a good, long, sound sleep in the grave, and we shall meet again.
Page 42 - The chamber where the good man meets his fate, Is privileg'd beyond the common walk Of virtuous life, quite in the verge of heaven.
Page 62 - The feeling of it to my lungs was not sensibly different from that of common air, but I fancied that my breast felt peculiarly light and easy for some time afterwards. Who can tell but that in time this pure air may become a fashionable .article 1 Lee. cit. p. 94. in luxury ? Hitherto only two mice and myself have had the privilege of breathing it.
Page 93 - The man resolv'd and steady to his trust, Inflexible to ill, and obstinately just, May the rude rabble's insolence despise, Their senseless clamours and tumultuous cries ; The tyrant's fierceness he beguiles, And the stern brow and the harsh voice defies, And with superior greatness smiles.
Page 93 - Not the red arm of angry Jove, That flings the thunder from the sky, And gives it rage to roar, and strength to fly. Should the whole frame of nature round him break, In ruin, and confusion hurl'd, He, unconcern'd would hear the mighty crack, And stand secure, amidst a falling world.
Page 39 - I was going on to read to the end of the chapter, but he stopped me at the 45th verse. He dwelt for some time on the advantage he had derived from reading the scriptures daily, and advised me to do the same, saying that it would prove to me, as it had done to him, a source of the purest pleasure. He desired me to reach him a pamphlet which was at his bed's head, Simpson on The Duration of Future Punishment. "It will be a source of satisfaction to you to read that pamphlet...