Essays: Philosophical, Historical & Literary, Volume 3

Front Cover
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 252 - And whatsoever mine eyes desired I kept not from them, I withheld not my heart from any joy; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour : and this was my portion of all my labour.
Page 255 - Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth, '* and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of " thy youth, and walk in the ways of thy " heart, and in the fight of thine eyes : but " know thou, that for all thefe things God *' will bring thee into judgment.
Page 258 - He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.
Page 214 - HAT which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have feen with our Eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled...
Page 13 - O ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the frosty Caucasus? Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite By bare imagination of a feast?
Page 214 - Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God : because many false prophets are gone out into the world. Hereby know ye the Spirit of God : every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God : and every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God...
Page 252 - So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter. Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead more than the living which are yet alive.
Page 252 - There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there be just men, unto whom it happeneth according to the work of the wicked; again, there be wicked men, to whom it happeneth according to the work of the righteous: I said that this also is vanity.
Page 173 - I have shown, and will always show, how desirous I am to be the common Father of all my People. Do you in like manner lay aside parties and divisions. ' Let there be no other distinction heard of amongst us for the future, but of those who are for the Protestant Religion and the present Establishment, and of those who mean a Popish Prince and a French Government.
Page 229 - chofen the foolifh things of the world, to " confound the wife; and God hath chofen " the weak things of the world, to confound " the things which are mighty ; and bafe " things of the world, and things which " are defpifed, hath God chofen, yea, and VOL.

Bibliographic information