The History of the Works of the Learned ..., Volume 3
J. Robinson, 1739 - Bibliography
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Page 166 - Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows.
Page 177 - And. Moses and Aaron went into the tabernacle of the congregation, and came out, and blessed the people: and the glory of the LORD appeared unto all the people. And there came a fire out from before the LORD, and consumed upon the altar the burnt offering and the fat: which when all the people saw, they shouted, and fell on their faces.
Page 142 - Christ," — (we quote the acknowledgment of an avowed unbeliever) " we have an example of a quiet and peaceable spirit, of a becoming modesty and sobriety, just, honest, upright, and sincere ; and, above all, of a most gracious and benevolent temper and behaviour. One, who did no wrong, no injury to any man, in whose mouth was no guile ; who went about doing good not only by his ministry, but also in curing all manner of diseases among the people. His life was a beautiful picture of human nature...
Page 151 - It is comfortable to read, that " to love the Lord our God with all our heart, and soul, and might," is the first and great commandment ; and the second is like to it, " to love our neighbor as ourselves.
Page 382 - The remote uses to which rhetorical methods of analysis and description have been put, in the absence of a more appropriate method, are well illustrated by the following passage from Sir John Hawkins' History of Music, first published in the late eighteenth century: The art of invention is made one of the heads among the precepts of rhetoric, to which music in this and sundry instances bears a near resemblance; the end of persuasion, or affecting the passions being common to both. This faculty consists...
Page 208 - I ever suffer any of that family, or of any other whatsoever, to be king, in Rome. Ye gods, I ,call you to witness this my oath!
Page 138 - For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God ; being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit ; By which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison, which sometime were disobedient, when once the long suffering of God waited in the days of Noah...
Page 124 - New-England in the Form of Annals : being a Summary and exact Account of the most Material Transactions and Occurrences relating to This Country, in the Order of Time wherein they happened, from the Discovery by Capt. Gosnold in 1602, to the Arrival of Governor Belcher, in 1730.