Miracles: A Rhapsody

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1823 - 104 էջ
 

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Էջ 6 - Or of the eternal co-eternal beam, May I express thee unblamed ? since God is light, And never but in unapproached light Dwelt from eternity, dwelt then in thee, Bright effluence of bright essence increate. Or hear'st thou rather pure ethereal stream, Whose fountain who shall tell? before the sun, Before the heavens thou wert, and at the voice Of God, as with a mantle, didst invest The rising world of waters dark and deep, Won from the void and formless infinite.
Էջ 25 - To trace in Nature's most minute design, The signature and stamp of power divine, Contrivance intricate expressed with ease, Where unassisted sight no beauty sees, The shapely limb and lubricated joint, Within the small dimensions of a point, Muscle and nerve miraculously spun, His mighty work who speaks and it is done, The invisible in things scarce seen revealed, To whom an atom is an ample field.
Էջ 73 - At the same time I think a person who is thus terrified with the imagination of ghosts and spectres much more reasonable than one who, contrary to the reports of all historians, sacred and profane, ancient and modern, and to the traditions of all nations, thinks the appearance of spirits fabulous and groundless.
Էջ 21 - And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter and they that were with him said, Master, the multitude throng thee and press thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me? 46 And Jesus said, Somebody hath touched me: for I perceive that virtue is gone out of me.
Էջ 102 - When it •was introduced into the room where the Prince was sitting, in company with several Dutchmen, it immediately exclaimed, in the Brazilian language, " What a company of white men are here !" They asked it, " Who is that man, pointing to the Prince, the Parrot answered,
Էջ 21 - And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, which had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any, 44 Came behind him, and touched the border of his garment: and immediately her issue of blood stanched.
Էջ 102 - It was at a great distance ; but so much had been said about it that his curiosity was roused, and he directed it to be sent for. When it was introduced into the room where the prince was sitting, in company with several Dutchmen, it immediately exclaimed in the Brazilian language, ' What a company of white men are here.' They asked it, ' Who is that man ?' (pointing to the prince) ; the parrot answered,
Էջ 102 - When the attendants carried it up to him, he asked it, through the medium of an interpreter, (for he was ignorant of its language,) " From whence do you come?" The Parrot answered, " From Marignan." The Prince asked, " To whom do you " belong?" It answered,
Էջ 55 - there seemed to come out of my oratory a spiritual creature, like a pretty girl of seven or nine years of age, attired on her head with her hair rowled up before, and hanging down very long behind, with a gown of sey. . . . changeable green and red, and with a train...
Էջ 102 - Brasil, he had heard of an old Parrot that was much celebrated for answering like a rational creature many of the common questions that were put to it. It was at a great distance ; but so much had been said about it, that his curiosity was roused, and he directed it to be sent for.

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