The Life of John Buncle, Esq: Containing Various Observations and Reflections, Made in Several Parts of the World, and Many Extraordinary Relations ...

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T. Becket and P.A. Dehondt, and T. Cadell, 1770
 

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Pàgina 217 - Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or knowing it pursue.
Pàgina 1 - Teach me thy way, O LORD, and I will walk in thy truth : O knit my heart unto thee, that I may fear thy name.
Pàgina 217 - The load of life, and exercised in pain ; Guiltless of hate, and proof against desire, That all things weighs, and nothing can admire ; That dares prefer the toils of Hercules, To dalliance, banquet, and ignoble ease.
Pàgina 13 - Learning and knowledge are perfections in us, not as we are men, but as we are reasonable creatures, in which order of beings the female world is upon the same level with the male.
Pàgina 2 - I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will rid you out of their bondage, and I will redeem you with a stretched out arm, and with great judgments: and I will take you to me for a people, and I will be to you a God: and ye shall know that I am the LORD your God, which bringeth you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians.
Pàgina 65 - Being encompaffed with a cloud of witnefles, let us lay afide every weight, and the fin which doth fo eafily befet us : and let us run with patience the race that is fet before us...
Pàgina 49 - Whilst the parties of men cram their tenets down all men's throats whom they can get into their power, without permitting them to examine their truth or falsehood, and will not let truth have fair play in the world, nor men the liberty to search after it; what improvements can be expected of this kind?
Pàgina 217 - Yet not to rob the priests of pious gain, That altars be not wholly built in vain; Forgive the gods the rest, and stand...
Pàgina 270 - Here through the flow'ry walks of Eden rove, Court the soft breeze, or range the spicy grove ; There tread on hallow'd ground where angels trod, And rev'rend patriarchs talk'd as friends with God ; Or hear the voice to slumb'ring prophets giv'n, Or gaze on visions from the throne of heav'n. Thus lonely, thoughtful, may I run the race Of...
Pàgina 240 - Sejanus, almost first of Roman names,* The great Sejanus crackles in the flames :.. Form'd in the forge, the pliant brass is laid ^ On anvils ; and of head and limbs are made, > Pans, cans, and piss-pots, a whole kitchen trade.

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