Passing Thoughts

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Thomas Constable, 1855 - 447 strani
 

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Stran 413 - To know Both spiritual power and civil, what each means, What severs each, thou hast learned, which few have done ; The bounds of either sword to thee we owe ; Therefore on thy firm hand Religion leans In peace, and reckons thee her eldest son.
Stran 379 - I tremble for my country when I remember that God is just ; that His justice cannot sleep for ever ; that considering numbers, nature and natural means only, a revolution of the wheel of fortune, an exchange of situation, is among possible events ; that it may become probable by supernatural interference.
Stran 409 - exempted from her power ; both angels, and men, and creatures of what condition soever, though each in different sort and manner, yet all with uniform consent, admiring her as the mother of their peace and joy.
Stran 379 - There must, doubtless, be an unhappy influence on the manners of our people produced by the existence of slavery among us. The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions; the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submission on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it; for man is an imitative animal.
Stran 191 - And poets worthy their inspiring god; And searching wits, of more mechanic parts, Who graced their age with new invented arts; Those who, to worth, their bounty did extend. And those who knew that bounty to commend. The heads of these with holy fillets bound, And all their temples were with garlands crown'd.
Stran 379 - that considering numbers, nature and natural means only, a revolution of the wheel of fortune, an exchange of situation, is among possible events ; that it may become probable by supernatural interference.
Stran 416 - is a thing absolutely separate and distinct from the Commonwealth. The boundaries on both sides are fixed and immovable. He jumbles heaven and earth together, the things most remote and opposite, who mixes these societies, which are, in their original, end, business, and in everything, perfectly distinct, and infinitely
Stran 190 - Hie manus, ob patriam pugnando vulnera passi, Quique sacerdotes casti, dum vita manebat: Quique pii vates, et Phcebo digna locuti; Inventas aut qui vitam excoluere per artes, Quique sui memores alios fecere merendo; Omnibus his
Stran 79 - And the voice of harpers and musicians and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee ; and no
Stran 370 - of it, and, last of all, in the leading of its armies ; which (though there be great divines, great lawyers, great men in all professions) seems to be peculiar only to the genius of a gentleman.

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