The Liberty of Rome: a History: With an Historical Account of the Liberty of Ancient Nations, Том 1

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Сторінка 250 - Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and they said, Nay; but we will have a king over us ; that we also may be like all the nations; and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles.
Сторінка 250 - Then all the elders of Israel gathered themselves together, and came to Samuel unto Ramah, And said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: now make us a king to judge us like all the nations.
Сторінка 251 - Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me.
Сторінка xii - The man replied ; it figures JESUS CHRIST. PROVIDENCE. O SACRED Providence, Who from end to end Strongly and sweetly movest! shall I write, And not of Thee, through whom my fingers bend To hold my quill ? shall they not do Thee right ? Of all the creatures both in sea and land, Only to man Thou hast made known Thy ways, And put the pen alone into his hand, And made him secretary of Thy praise.
Сторінка 255 - And he answered, I have not troubled Israel ; but thou, and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of the Lord, and thou hast followed Baalim.
Сторінка 256 - Nay, but if ye thoroughly amend your ways and your doings,- if ye thoroughly execute judgment between a man and his neighbor,- if ye oppress not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt, then will I cause you to dwell in this place, in the land that I gave your fathers, for ever and ever.
Сторінка 244 - And the LORD gave them rest round about, according to all that he sware unto their fathers: and there stood not a man of all their enemies before them ; the LORD delivered all their enemies into their hand. There failed not aught of any good thing which the LORD had spoken unto the house of Israel ; all came to pass.
Сторінка 96 - It is hardly possible to overrate the value, in the present low state of human improvement, of placing human beings in contact with persons dissimilar to themselves, and with modes of thought and action unlike those with which they are familiar.
Сторінка 35 - I am made evident by my own power ; and as often as there is a decline of virtue, and an insurrection of vice and injustice in the world, I make myself evident; and thus I appear from age to age for the preservation of the just, the destruction of the wicked, and the establishment of virtue.
Сторінка 97 - When thy wares went forth out of the seas, thou filledst many people ; thou didst enrich the kings of the earth with the multitude of thy riches and of thy merchandise.

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