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Page 70 - Ye, therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things before, beware, lest ye also, being led away by the error of the wicked, fall from your own steadfastness; but grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; to him be glory, both now and for ever. Amen.
Page 99 - The intense view of these manifold contradictions and imperfections in human reason, has so wrought upon me, and heated my brain, that I am ready to reject all belief and reasoning, and can look upon no opinion even as more probable or likely than another.
Page 144 - For all those trophied arts And triumphs that beneath thee sprang, Heal'd not a passion or a pang Entail'd on human hearts. "Go, let oblivion's curtain fall Upon the stage of men, Nor with thy rising beams recal Life's tragedy again. Its piteous pageants bring not back, Nor waken flesh upon the rack Of pain anew to
Page 209 - Born for the universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind,'— . * who, from the height of
Page 133 - at the top of the picture, and at the bottom are the following words : ' And she brought forth her, first-born son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes,
Page 69 - I will set my glory among the nations ; and all the nations shall see my judgment which I have executed, and mine hand, which I have laid upon them. So the house of Israel shall know that I am Jehovah their God, from that day and forward: and
Page 99 - As soon as I understood the principles, I relinquished for ever the pursuit of the mathematics ; nor can I lament that I desisted before my mind was hardened by the habit of rigid demonstration, so destructive of the finer feelings of moral evidence, which must, however, determine the actions and
Page 45 - limbs till the blude sprung ; and Dumbarton Douglass, the twice-turned traitor, baith to country and king. There was the bluidy advocate Mackenzie, who, for his worldly wit and wisdom, had been to the rest as a god. And there was Claverhouse, as beautiful as when he lived, with his
Page 144 - tell the night that hides thy face, Thou saw'st the last of Adam's race On earth's sepulchral clod, The dark'ning universe defy To quench his Immortality, Or shake his trust in God!
Page 210 - no remorse, no relenting or compassion towards the victims of this nefarious and organized system of party-proscription, carried on under the mask of literary criticism and fair discussion, insulting the misfortunes of some, and trampling on the early grave of others,— • Who would not grieve, if such a man there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticos

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