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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of ..., Volume 2
George Godfrey Cunningham
Visualizzazione frammento - 1863
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Pagina 317 - We were all, at the first night of it, in great uncertainty of the event ; till we were very much encouraged by overhearing the Duke of Argyle, who sat in the next box to us, say, ' It will do — it must do ! I see it in the eyes of them.
Pagina 681 - Pitt was then one of the poor; and to him Heaven directed a portion of the wealth of the haughty Dowager. She left him a legacy of ten thousand pounds, in consideration of " the noble defence he had made for the support of the laws of England, and to prevent the ruin of his country.
Pagina 488 - When I deny sensible things an existence out of the mind, I do not mean my mind in particular, but all minds. Now it is plain they have an existence exterior to my mind, since I find them by experience to be independent of it.
Pagina 69 - ... emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections more in his power. The fear of every man that heard him was lest he should make an end.
Pagina 343 - O'er which the Cambrian mountains, like far clouds That skirt the blue horizon, dusky rise. Flush'd by the spirit of the genial year, Now from the virgin's cheek a fresher bloom Shoots, less and less, the live carnation round ; Her lips blush deeper sweets; she breathes of youth; The shining moisture swells into her eyes, In brighter flow ; her wishing bosom heaves With palpitations wild ; kind tumults seize Her veins, and all her yielding soul is love. From the keen gaze her lover turns away, Full...
Pagina 376 - Inquiry into the Constitution, Discipline, Unity, and Worship of the Primitive Church.
Pagina 292 - I now design to suppress. Philosophy is such an impertinently litigious lady, that a man had as good be engaged in lawsuits, as have to do with her.
Pagina 518 - Law's Serious Call to a Holy Life,' expecting to find it a dull book (as such books generally are), and perhaps to laugh at it. But I found Law quite an overmatch for me ; and this was the first occasion of my thinking in earnest of religion, after I became capable of rational inquiry'.
Pagina 171 - The difficulties and discouragements which attend the Study of the Scriptures, in the way of private judgment...