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Page 19 - They went out from us, but they were not of us ; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us : but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.
Page 15 - Let no man deceive you with vain words : for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.
Page 9 - Though harsh the precept, yet the preacher charmed, For, letting down the golden chain from high, He drew his audience upward to the sky, And oft with holy hymns he charmed their ears (A music more melodious than the spheres). For David left him, when he went to rest, His lyre; and after him he sung the best.
Page 29 - For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God ; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.
Page 10 - ... backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, without understanding, covenantbreakers, -without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful : who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.
Page 24 - Junius has sometimes made his satire felt, but let not injudicious admiration mistake the venom of the shaft for the vigour of the bow. He has sometimes sported with lucky malice ; but to him that knows his company, • it is not hard to be sarcastic in a mask. While he walks like Jack the Giantkiller in a coat of darkness, he may do much mischief with little strength.
Page 15 - ... the more strongly inherent, the less they are exerted ; as a man is the more rich, the less he spends. All great ministers, without either private or economical virtue, are virtuous by their posts, liberal and generous upon the public money, provident upon...
Page 50 - ... London publisher. The sentence which probably gave most annoyance to Blackwood's men was : " The Scorpion has often, in conversation, expressed his disbelief of the Christian religion," while the Leopard makes " obscene parodies on the Psalms." Wilson "has praised Coleridge's ' Christabel,' which sins as heinously against purity and decency as it is well possible to imagine.