Essays on the Lives of Cowper, Newton, and Heber: Or, an Examination of the Evidence of the Course of Nature Being Interrupted by the Divine Government

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B. Fellowes, 1830 - 330 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 326 - LAWS OF THE CUSTOMS, Compiled by Direction of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, and published under the Sanction of the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Customs; with Notes and a General Index. Edited by JG WALFORD, Esq. Solicitor for the Customs.
Pàgina 60 - I pleased, without any controul :" 'and, from this time, I was exceedingly vile indeed, little, if any thing short of that animated description of an almost irrecoverable state, which we have in 2 Peter ii. 14.
Pàgina 53 - ... and he and several others were drowned. I was invited to the funeral of my play-fellow, and was exceedingly affected, to think that by a delay of a few minutes (which had much displeased and angered me till I saw the event) my life had been preserved. However this likewise was soon forgot. At another time the perusal of the Family Instructor put me upon a partial and transient reformation.
Pàgina 147 - ... a system which tends, more than any thing else the Devil has yet invented, to destroy the feelings of general benevolence, and to make nine-tenths of mankind the hopeless slaves of the remainder...
Pàgina 15 - Providence has exalted a little above them, they are utterly out of their province and their depth. They often see us get into Lady Hesketh's carriage, and rather uncharitably suppose that it always carries us into a scene of dissipation, which, in fact, it never does.
Pàgina 21 - My dear friend, ask possibilities and they shall be performed, but ask not hymns from a man suffering by despair as I do. I could not sing the Lord's song were it to save my life, banished as I am, not to a strange land, but to a remoteness from his presence, in comparison with which the distance from east to west is no distance, — is vicinity and cohesion. I dare not, either in prose or verse, allow myself to express a frame of mind which I am conscious does not belong to me...
Pàgina 26 - Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them"; and another passage soon after: "For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, is guilty of all.

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