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Pagina 46 - And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all : for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and cursed GOD in their hearts.
Pagina 41 - All these things being considered, it seems probable to me that God in the beginning formed matter in solid, massy, hard, impenetrable, moveable particles, of such sizes and figures, and with such other properties and in such proportion to space as most conduced to the end for which he formed them...
Pagina 358 - I direct and appoint, that the eight Divinity Lecture Sermons shall be preached upon either of the following subjects: to confirm and establish the Christian faith, and to confute all heretics and schismatics ; upon the divine authority of the Holy Scriptures ; upon the authority of the writings of the primitive fathers, as to the faith and practice...
Pagina 41 - ... even so very hard as never to wear or break in pieces, no ordinary power being able to divide what God himself made one in the first creation.
Pagina 45 - According to it the equivalent weights of bodies are simply those quantities of them which contain equal quantities of electricity or have naturally equal electric powers, it being the electricity which determines the equivalent number, because it determines the combining force. Or, if we adopt the atomic theory or phraseology, then the atoms of bodies which are equivalents to each other in their ordinary chemical action have equal quantities of electricity naturally associated with them.
Pagina 358 - Lecturer be yearly chosen by the heads of Colleges only, and by no others, in the room adjoining to the Printinghouse, between the hours of ten in the morning and two in the afternoon, to preach eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, the year following, at St. Mary's in Oxford, between the commencement of the last month in Lent Term, and the end of the third week in Act Term.
Pagina 65 - ... take the oaths of allegiance and supremacy, and subscribe the declaration against transubstantiation...
Pagina 330 - I knew a very wise man so much of Sir Chr — 's sentiment, that he believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he need not care who should make the laws of a nation.
Pagina 356 - The purposes to which different species of bamboo are applied are so numerous that it would be diflicult to point out an object in which strength and elasticity are requisite, and for which lightness is no objection, to which the stems are not adapted in the countries where they grow. The young shoots of some species are cut when tender, and eaten 'like asparagus. The full-grown stems...