A Collection of Several Pieces of Mr. John Locke, Never Before Printed, Or Not Extant in His Works

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J. Bettenham, 1720 - Books and reading - 362 pages

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Page 327 - Therein are contain'd the words of eternal Life. It has God, for its Author; Salvation, for its end ; and Truth, without any mixture of Error, for its matter. So that, it is a wonder to me, how any one
Page 311 - but in the confcioufnefs of doing well, and in the hopes of another Life. This is, what I can fay, upon experience? and what you will find to be true, when you come to make up the account. Adieu : I leave my beft
Page 215 - a man, by ufe, hath got this faculty of obferving and judging of the reafoning and coherence of what he reads, and how it proves what it pretends to teach ; he is then, and not till then, in the right way of improving his understanding, and enlarging his knowledge by Reading. But that, as I have
Page 74 - the *? Committee of the whole Houfe, to whom '* the faid Bill was committed, to the end ',< that nothing fhould remain in the faid < Bill, which might any ways tend towards " the depriving of either of the Houfes of " Parliament, or any of their Members, of " their ancient freedom of debates, or votes,
Page 175 - the Earth turns round upon its own Axis in 24 hours. The turning of the Earth upon its own Axis every 24 Hours, whilft it moves round the Sun in a Year; we may conceive by the running of a bowl on a bowling green: in which not only the center of the bowl hath a
Page 43 - that Bartholomew day was fatal to our Church and Religion, in throwing out a very great number of worthy, learned, pious, and orthodox Divines, who could not come up to this, and other things in that
Page 173 - An Eclipfe of the Moon is, when the Earth being between the Sun and the Moon, hinders the light of the Sun from falling upon and being reflected by the Moon. If the light of the Sun is kept off from the whole body of the Moon, it is a total
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Page 218 - and modern Philofophers: but the Morality of the Gofpel doth fo exceed them all, that to give a man a full knowledge of true morality, I {hould fend him to no other book, but the New
Page 226 - in ufefulnefs, pleafantry, and a conftant decorum. And indeed no writings can be pleafant which have not Nature at the bottom, and are not drawn after her copy. There is another fort of books, which I had

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