Of Harmony and Numbers, in Latin and English Prose, and in English Poetry: In Five Chapters

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M. Cooper, 1744 - English language - 53 pages
 

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Page 74 - I beheld, and, lo, there was no man, and all the birds of the heavens were fled. I beheld, and, lo, the fruitful place was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the presence of the LORD, and by his fierce anger.
Page 76 - He is liable to many evils and miseries which he can neither prevent nor redress. He is full of wants which he cannot supply, and compassed about with infirmities which he cannot remove, and obnoxious to dangers which he can never sufficiently provide against.
Page 78 - Lordfhips at laft acquitted. Yet I cannot reflect without comfort (the greateft of comforts next to that of a good caufe and a good confcience) that I anfwer for myfelf this day before the moft illuftrious Aflembly in the world, the whole body of the Nobility of Great Britain ; whofc princely extraction and high quality, whofe magnificent titles and fplendid fortunes, whofe hereditary candour and generofity, inherent in.
Page 50 - This Harmony of Sounds, in Periods and Words, is founded on the Principles of Harmony in...
Page 77 - I not think that in fuch a cauie.as this (wherein the doctrine of our church, the dignity of that holy order to which I belong, and even the common intereft of Chriilianity itfelf, are fo nearly concerned) it becomes me not to be altogether filent.

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