The Philosophical Dictionary for the Pocket: Written in French by a Society of Men of Letters, and Translated Into English from the Last Geneva Edition, Corrected by the Authors. With Notes, ...
Thomas Brown, 1765 - 335 pages
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Page 265 - I say unto thee, that thou art Peter, and on this rock will I build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it...
Page 258 - And it came to pass, when Moses had made an end of writing the words of this law in a book, until they were finished, that Moses commanded the Levites, which bare the ark of the covenant of the Lord, saying, Take this book of the law, and put it in the side of the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God, that it may be there for a witness against thee.
Page 147 - The fathers have eaten four grapes, " and the children's teeth are fet on edge...
Page 331 - And thefe again are checked by man ; who in his turn fubmits to other natures, and refigns his form a facrifice in common to the reft of things.
Page 160 - I say SENSIBLE ; for a monk, a hermit, may not be wicked, yet live a stranger to friendship. I add VIRTUOUS, for the wicked have only accomplices, the voluptuous have companions, the designing have associates, the men of business have partners, the politicians form a factious band ; the bulk of idle men have connections ; princes have courtiers : but virtuous men alone have friends. Cethegus was Cataline's accomplice, and Mecenas was Octavius's courtier; but Cicero was Atticus's friend.
Page 296 - The wrath of a king is as the roaring of a lion ; but his favour is as the dew upon the grass.
Page 34 - Ask a Guinea Negro ; and with him beauty is a greasy black skin, hollow eyes, and a flat nose. Put the question to the devil, and he will tell you, that beauty is a pair of horns, four claws, and a tail.
Page 13 - Ye shall eat the flesh of the mighty, and drink the blood of the princes of the earth, of rams, of lambs, and of goats, of bullocks, all of them fatlings of Bashan.