The Works of the Right Honorable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

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Pagina 31 - And Hazael said. But what, is thy servant a dog, that he should do this great thing?
Pagina 184 - O'er other Creatures; yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in her self complete, so well to know Her own...
Pagina 266 - It came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the Lord; and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of music, and praised the Lord, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever...
Pagina 191 - The discretion of a man deferreth his anger ; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression. 12 The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion ; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.
Pagina 256 - Presbyterians who burned down the city ; whereas, says he, this pillar positively affirms in so many words, that ' the burning of this ancient city was begun and carried on by the treachery and malice of the popish faction, in order to the carrying on their horrid plot for extirpating the Protestant religion, and old English liberty, and introducing popery and slavery.
Pagina 188 - But the Jews stirred up the devout and honourable women, and the chief men of the city, and raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them out of their coasts.
Pagina 267 - When that king, transported with his success, flung himself upon his knees to thank him, the generous prince ran to him, and, taking him by the hand, told him it was not he who could lay any claim to his gratitude, but...
Pagina 31 - And Hazael said, Why weepeth my lord ? And he answered, Because I know the evil that thou wilt do unto the children of Israel: their strong holds wilt thou set on fire, and their young men wilt thou slay with the sword, and wilt dash their children, and rip up their women with child.
Pagina 185 - Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best. All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded: wisdom in discourse with her Loses discountenanced, and like folly shows.
Pagina 210 - Of this rule there are many violations to be met with ; a few of which may be sufficient to put the learner on his guard. " Each of the sexes should keep within its particular bounds, and content themselves with the advantages of their particular districts:" better thus: "The sexes should keep within their particular bounds," &c. " Can any one, on their entrance into the world, be fully secure that they shall not be deceived?" " on his entrance,

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