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Page 239 - For ask now of the days that are past, which were before thee, since the day that God created man upon the earth, and ask from the one side of heaven unto the other, whether there hath been any such thing, as this great thing is, or hath been heard like it...
Page 240 - Or hath God assayed to go and take him a nation from the midst of another nation, by temptations, by signs, and by wonders, and by war, and by a mighty hand, and by a stretched out arm, and by great terrors, according to all that the Lord your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes...
Page 240 - Know therefore this day, and consider it in thine heart, that the LORD he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath: there is none else.
Page 217 - By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.
Page 95 - ... a noble exception. In no country has decency and purity, and, to the disgrace of Christian countries, let it be added, have morality, and even piety, been so generally prevalent in any theatrical compositions, as in what her lofty, grave tragedians taught In chorus or Iambic, teachers best Of moral prudence.
Page 253 - But what philosopher, before him, after such a lesson to his pupils, could have dared to add the words which immediately follow? "The things which ye have both learned and received, and heard, and seen in me, do, and the God of peace shall be with you.
Page 247 - Whofoever drinketh of the water that I fliall give him, fhall never thirft ; but the water that I fhall give him, fhall be in him a well of water fpringing up into everlafting life.