The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 3

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J. Murray, 1784
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Pagina 336 - I delight in the Law of God after the inward Man. But I fee another Law in my Members, warring againft the Law of my Mind, and bringing me into Captivity to the Law of Sin, which is in my Members.
Pagina 337 - Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness ; and your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace : Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God...
Pagina 165 - By the latter end of July, all the lower parts of Bengal, contiguous to the Ganges and Burrampooter, are overflowed, and form an inundation of more than a hundred miles in width ; nothing appearing but villages and trees, excepting very rarely, the top of an elevated spot (the artificial mound of some deserted village) appearing like an island.
Pagina 169 - A quibble is the golden apple for which he will always turn aside from his career or stoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him such delight that he was content to purchase it by the sacrifice of reason, propriety, and truth. A quibble was to him the fatal Cleopatra for which he lost the world and was content to lose it.
Pagina 229 - Even such a man, so faint, so spiritless, So dull, so dead in look, so woe-begone, Drew Priam's curtain in the dead of night, And would have told him half his Troy was burn'd; But Priam found the fire ere he his tongue, And I my Percy's death ere thou report'st it. This thou would'st say, 'Your son did thus and thus; Your brother thus; so fought the noble Douglas...
Pagina 337 - Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withftand in the evil day, and having done all, to ftand.
Pagina 172 - ... him for a model ; and his own is made only a little better, by his having a few more materials ; of which he was not a better collator than the other, nor did he excel him in use of them...
Pagina 117 - He could never be brought to. pay bills without much following and importunity ; nor then if there appeared any chance of wearying them out. — A paviour, after long and fruitless attempts, caught him just getting out of his chariot at his own door, in Bloomsbury-square, and set upon him.
Pagina 251 - He forgave all his enemies, even the chief instruments of his death; but exhorted them and the whole nation to return to the ways of peace, by paying obedience to their lawful sovereign, his son and successor. When he was preparing himself for the block, bishop Juxon called to him: "There is, sir, but one stage more, which though turbulent and troublesome, is yet a very short one.
Pagina 251 - Though innocent towards his people, he acknowledged the equity of his execution in the eyes...

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