The life of John Buncle, Esq: containing various observations and reflections, made in several parts of the world, and many extraordinary relations, Volume 1

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J. Johnson and B. Davenport, at the Globe in Pater-Noster Row., 1766 - 532 pages

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Page 473 - Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or knowing it pursue.
Page 29 - And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God, and the books were opened, and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.
Page 343 - The fpecific gravity of a body is the weight of it, when the bulk is given j 38 grains of gold weighed in the air, is not the true weight of it: for there it...
Page 159 - To this I reply, that I think it unreasonable and impious to grieve immoderately for the dead. A decent and proper tribute of tears and sorrow, humanity requires ; but when that duty has been paid, we must remember, that to lament a dead woman is not to lament a wife. A wife must be a living woman.
Page 474 - That all things weighs, and nothing can admire : That dares prefer the toils of Hercules To dalliance, banquet, and ignoble ease.
Page 277 - Learning and knowledge are perfections in us, not as we are men, but as we are reasonable creatures, in which order of beings the female world is upon the same level with the male.
Page 28 - ... which he will judge * the world in righteoufnefs, by that man ' whom he hath ordained ; whereof he hath ' given affurance unto all men, in that he * hath raifed him from the dead.
Page 29 - And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away ; and there was no place found for them.
Page 245 - He is the brightnefs of the Father's glory, and the exprefs image of his perfon: he has an excellency tranfcendent, and to the life reprefents what is infinitely great and perfect.
Page 495 - And make the neighbouring monarchs fear their fate. He laughs at all the vulgar cares and fears ; At their vain triumphs, and their vainer tears: An equal temper in his mind he found, When fortune flattered him, and when she frowned.

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