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Professor and Head of Neuropsychopharmacology David Nutt
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Page 236 - Trevoux" speak not improperly of this work when they say that " it ought to be considered, not as a simple collection of memoirs relating to monastic history, but as a valuable compilation of ancient monuments; which, being illustrated by learned notes, give a great light to the most obscure part of ecclesiastical history. " The prefaces alone," say they, " would secure to the author an immortal reputation.
Page 77 - Conjectures sur les me'moires originaux dont il paroit que Moyse s'est servi pour composer le livre de la Genese.
Page 162 - Philology, and than which none can be more useful for the interpretation of Scripture, as it throws an uncommon degree of light upon the language and phraseology of the inspired writers.
Page 329 - ... state little different from that which takes place among men, when they first begin to unite together ; strangers to the arts, subsisting precariously by hunting and fishing, and hardly acquainted with the first principles of subordination and government.
Page 97 - Instruction sur les estais d'oraison où sont exposées les erreurs des faux mystiques de nos jours, avec les actes de leur condamnation. Paris, 1697; in-8, mar.
Page 223 - Histoire du concile de Pisé , et de ce qui s'est passé de plus mémorable depuis ce concile jusqu'au Concile de Constance, Amst.
Page 14 - Michaelis pronounces this to be " the very best edition of the Syriac New Testament. The very excellent Lexicon, which is annexed to it, will ever retain its value ; being, as [far as regards the New Testament, extremely accurate and complete, and supplying in some measure the place of a concordance.
Page 190 - In this book, which even the Jesuits acknowledge to be the production of a man of learning and piety, the doctrine of Augustine, concerning man's natural corruption, and the nature and efficacy of that divine grace, which alone can efface this unhappy stain, is unfolded at large, and illustrated, for the most part, in Augustine's own words.
Page 3 - Biblia Hebraica, or, The Hebrew Scriptures of the Old Testament, without points, after the text of Kennicott ; with the chief various readings selected from his Collation of Hebrew MSS., from that of De Rossi, and from the Ancient Versions; accompanied with English Notes, Critical, Philological, and Explanatory, selected from the most approved Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign, Biblical Critics.