The Present State of the Republick of Letters. ...

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William and John Innys, at the West End of St. Paul's., 1730 - Bibliography

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Page 364 - In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.
Page 43 - For I spake not unto your fathers, nor commanded them in the day that I brought them out of the land of Egypt, concerning burnt offerings or sacrifices : but this thing commanded I them, saying : — " Obey My voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be My people : and walk ye in all the ways that I have commanded you, that it may be well unto you.
Page 45 - By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.
Page 96 - I'll write, let others in their turn complain. Truce, truce, ye Vandals! my tormented ear...
Page 102 - Weighty the subject, cogent the discourse ; Clear be the style, the very sound of force ; Easy the conduct, simple the design, Striking the moral, and the soul divine. Let nature art, and judgment wit, exceed ; O'er learning reason reign, o'er that your creed; Thus Virtue's seeds, at once, and laurels, grow...
Page 97 - By thriving men subsists each other trade; Of every broken craft a writer's made : Thus his material, paper, takes its birth From tatter'd rags of all the stuff on earth.
Page 98 - With fame, in just proportion, envy grows ; The man that makes a character, makes foes : Slight, peevish insects round a genius rise, As a bright day awakes the world of flies ; With hearty malice, but with feeble wing, (To show they live) they flutter, and they sting : But as by depredations wasps proclaim The fairest fruit, so these the fairest fame.
Page 88 - The Body and Blood of Chrift, which are verily and indeed taken and received by the faithful in the Lord's Supper. S>ueft. What are the benefits whereof we are partakers thereby ? Anfw. The {lengthening and refrefliing of our fouls by the Body and Blood of Chrift, as our bodies are by the bread and wine.
Page 97 - Crimes of all kinds difhonour'd weapons wield, And prifons pour their filth into the field ; Thus nature's refufe, and the dregs of men, Compofe the black militia of the pea.
Page 101 - What instances bleed recent in each thought, Of men to ruin by their genius brought!

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