The Library Companion; Or, The Young Man's Guide, and the Old Man's Comfort, in the Choice of a Library, Volum 1

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Harding, Triphook, and Lepard, and J. Major, 1824 - 912 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 31 - Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you, seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business ; but we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.
Pàgina 395 - No more of talk where God or angel guest With man, as with his friend, familiar used To sit indulgent, and with him partake Rural repast...
Pàgina 43 - WE praise thee, O God; we acknowledge thee to be the Lord. All the earth doth worship thee, the Father everlasting. To thee, all Angels cry aloud; the Heavens, and all the Powers therein. To thee, Cherubim and Seraphim continually do cry, Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of Sabaoth; Heaven and earth are full of the Majesty of thy Glory.
Pàgina 32 - Know ye not that the unrighteous shall inherit the kingdom of God ? — for shall not inherit.
Pàgina 506 - Shore's wife, in whom the king therefore took special pleasure, for many he had, but her he loved, whose favour, to say the truth (for sin it were to belie the devil), she never abused to any man's hurt, but to many a man's comfort and relief.
Pàgina 480 - General Biography ; or Lives, Critical and Historical, of the most eminent Persons! of all Ages, Countries, Conditions, and Professions, arranged according to alphabetical order.
Pàgina 73 - My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies.
Pàgina 278 - First, This may be a caution to all Maidens of Quality how, without their Parents consent, they run away with Blackamoors.
Pàgina 505 - Yet delighted not men so much in her beauty, as in her pleasant behaviour. For a proper wit had she, and could both read well and write; merry in company, ready and quick of answer, neither mute nor full of babble, sometime taunting without displeasure, and not without disport.
Pàgina 690 - But in many instances he redeems the antiquity of his allusions by their ingenious adaptation to modern manners; and this is but a small part of his praise ; for in the point and volubility and vigour of Hall's numbers we might frequently imagine ourselves perusing Dryden.* This may be exemplified in the harmony and picturesqueness of the following description of a magnificent rural mansion, which the traveller approaches in the hopes of reaching the seat of ancient hospitality, but finds it deserted...

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