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Сторінка 259 - Inspired repulsed battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle where to rage. So when an angel, by divine command, With rising tempests shakes a guilty land (Such as of late o'er pale Britannia passed), Calm and serene he drives the furious blast; And pleased the Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm.
Сторінка 186 - Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there: And 'twill be found upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation.
Сторінка 443 - And Mrs Watson owned that she described the gown exactly; ''for," said she, " I helped her to make it up." This Mrs Watson blazed .all about the town, and avouched the demonstration of the truth of Mrs Bargrave's seeing Mrs Veal's apparition. And Captain Watson carried two gentlemen immediately to Mrs Bargrave's house, to hear the relation from her own mouth. And...
Сторінка 223 - He is a middle-sized, spare man, about forty years old, of a brown complexion and darkbrown coloured hair, but wears a wig; a hooked nose, a sharp chin, grey eyes, and a large mole near his mouth...
Сторінка 237 - Carthago, they are to be rooted out of this nation, if ever we will live in peace, serve God, or enjoy our own. As for the manner, I leave it to those hands who have a right to execute God's justice on the nation's and the Church's enemies.
Сторінка 242 - What with Popery on one hand, and schismatics on the other, how has she been crucified between two thieves ! Now let us crucify the thieves. Let her foundations be established upon the destruction of her enemies. The doors of mercy being always open to the returning part of the deluded people, let the obstinate be ruled with the rod of iron.
Сторінка 218 - Cou'd but our Ancestors retrieve their Fate, And see their Off-spring thus Degenerate; How we contend for Birth and Names unknown, And Build on their past Actions, not our own; They'd Cancel Records, and their Tombs Deface, And openly disown the Vile Degenerate Race: For Fame of Families is all a Cheat, 'Tis Personal Virtue only makes us Great.
Сторінка 233 - ... so far disowned the right of succession but they may retrieve it again ; and if Scotland thinks to come off from a successive to an elective state of government, England has not promised not to assist the right heir and put them into possession without any regard to their ridiculous settlements.
Сторінка 145 - ... to natural parts for all their knowledge. Their youth is spent to teach them to stitch and sew, or make baubles. They are taught to read indeed, and perhaps to write their names, or so ; and that is the height of a woman's education. And I would but ask any who slight the sex for their understanding, what is a man (a gentleman, I mean) good for that is taught no more?
Сторінка 89 - might be improved into methods that should prevent the general misery and poverty of mankind, and at once secure us against beggars, parishpoor, alms-houses, and hospitals ; by which not a creature so miserable or so poor but should claim subsistence as their due, and not ask it of charity.

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