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Page 334 - And the Pharisees said unto him, Behold, why do they on the sabbath day that which is not lawful?
Page 62 - With thee conversing, I forget all time; All seasons, and their change, all please alike. Sweet is the breath of Morn, her rising sweet, With charm of earliest birds : pleasant the sun, When first on this delightful land he spreads His orient beams, on herb, tree, fruit, and flower...
Page 300 - I wish POPULARITY, but it is that popularity which follows, not that which is run after. It is that popularity which, sooner or later, never fails to do justice to the pursuit of noble ends by noble means.
Page 219 - One great advantage of the Christian religion is that it brings the great principle of the law of nature and nations — Love your neighbor as yourself, and do to others as you would that others should do to you, — to the knowledge, belief, and veneration of the whole people.
Page 300 - I will not do that which my conscience tells me is wrong, upon this occasion; to gain the huzzas of thousands, or the daily praise of all the papers which come from the press: I will not avoid doing what I think is right; though it should draw on me the whole artillery of libels; all that falsehood and malice can invent, or the credulity of a deluded populace can swallow. I can say, with a great magistrate, upon an occasion and under circumstances not unlike, "Ego hoc animo semper fui, ut invidiam...
Page 66 - IF two triangles have two angles of the one equal \ to two angles of the other, each to each, and one ) side equal to one side, viz. either...
Page 84 - This celebrated question, therefore, becomes in our system a question of pure curiosity; and as such, we dismiss it to the determination of those who are more inquisitive, than we are concerned to be, about the natural history and constitution of the human species.
Page 105 - ... 2. Suetonius, in his life of Vespasian, says, " There had been for a long time all over the East, a notion firmly believed that at that time some which came out of Judaea should obtain the empire of the world.
Page 300 - ... occasion; to gain the huzzas of thousands, or the daily praise of all the papers which come from the press: I will not avoid doing what I think is right; though it should draw on me the whole artillery of libels; all that falsehood and malice can invent, or the credulity of a deluded populace can swallow. I can say, with a great magistrate, upon an occasion and under circumstances not unlike, "Ego hoc animo semper fui, ut invidiam virtute partam, gloriam, non invidiam, putarem."* The threats...
Page 105 - But that which principally encouraged them to the war," says he, " was an ambiguous oracle, found also in our sacred writings, that about that time some one from Judea should obtain the' empire of the world. This they understood to belong to themselves, and many of their wise men were mistaken in their judgment ; for this oracle referred to the government of Vespasian, who was proclaimed emperor in Judea."* This, you observe, is the explanation of Josephus, in compliment to his imperial master. The...