The Nineteenth Century, Volume 4

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Henry S. King & Company, 1878 - Nineteenth century
 

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Page 10 - For sin, taking occasion by the commandment, deceived me, and by it slew me. Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.
Page 136 - Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites ! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.
Page 817 - I cross the boundary of the experimental evidence, and discern in that Matter — which we, in our ignorance of its latent powers, and notwithstanding our professed reverence for its Creator, have hitherto covered with opprobrium — the promise and potency of all terrestrial life.
Page 109 - Euclid's, and show by construction that its truth was known to us ; to demonstrate, for example, that the angles at the base of an isosceles triangle are equal...
Page 140 - Think not that I am come to send peace on earth : I came not to send peace, but a sword. For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law. And a man's foes shall be they of his own household.
Page 135 - Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out before you, and the land is defiled: therefore I do visit the iniquity thereof upon it, and the land itself vomiteth out her inhabitants.
Page 533 - Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth ; And mine age is as nothing before thee : Verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Surely every man walketh in a vain shew : Surely they are disquieted in vain : He heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them.
Page 353 - Your pretended fear lest Error should step in, is like the man who would keep all the wine out of the country lest men should be drunk. It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy, to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon a supposition he may abuse it. When he doth abuse it, judge.
Page 803 - Would want some other father ; — much design Is seen in all their motions, all their makes ; Design implies intelligence, and art ; That can't be from themselves — or man ; that art Man scarce can comprehend, could man bestow ? And nothing greater yet allow'd than man.
Page 532 - ... cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with or prepared for the well-enchanting skill of music. And with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you — with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney corner...

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