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Էջ 681 - ... to do my duty in that state of life unto which it shall please God to call me.
Էջ 730 - TULLOCH. Rational Theology and Christian Philosophy in England in the Seventeenth Century. By JOHN TULLOCH, DD, Principal of St Mary's College in the University of St Andrews ; and one of her Majesty's Chaplains in Ordinary in Scotland. Second Edition. 2 vols. 8vo, 16s. Modern Theories in Philosophy and Religion. 8vo, 15s. Luther, and other Leaders of the Reformation.
Էջ 239 - tis He alone Decidedly can try us, He knows each chord its various tone, Each spring its various bias : Then at the balance let's be mute, We never can adjust it; What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisted.
Էջ 283 - So Joshua smote all the country of the hills, and of the south, and of the vale, and of the springs, and all their kings : he left none remaining, but utterly destroyed all that breathed, as the LORD God of Israel commanded.
Էջ 43 - I am sure,' said she, 'they have affected me.' ' Why,' said Johnson, smiling and rolling himself about, ' that is because, dearest, you're a dunce.' When she some time afterwards mentioned this to him, he said, with equal truth and politeness, 'Madam, if I had thought so, I certainly should not have said it/ "Another evening Johnson's kind indulgence towards me had a pretty difficult trial.
Էջ 282 - And he took it, and the king thereof, and all the cities thereof; and they smote them with the edge of the sword, and utterly destroyed all the souls that were therein; he left none remaining : as he had done to Hebron, so he did to Debir, and to the king thereof; as he had done also to Libnah, and to her king.
Էջ 43 - I understand he was reserved, and might appear dull in company ; but surely he was not dull in poetry." JOHNSON. " Sir, he was dull in company, dull in his closet, dull everywhere. He was dull in a new way, and that made many people think him GREAT. He was a mechanical poet.
Էջ 641 - Whereupon examining exactly for the rest of my life what course I might take, and having sought (as I thought) all the ways to the wood, to select the most proper, I concluded at the last to set up my staff at the library door in Oxon, being thoroughly persuaded, that in my solitude and surcease from the commonwealth affairs, I could not busy myself to better purpose...