A System of Oratory, Delivered in a Course of Lectures Publicly Read at Gresham College, London:: To which is Prefixed an Inaugural Oration, Spoken in Latin, Before the Commencement of the Lectures, According to the Usual Custom, Volym 2

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Sida 189 - Sea ; this huge mass of stone is softened and dissolved as a tender cloud into rain. Here stood the African mountains, and Atlas with his top above the clouds: there was frozen Caucasus, and Taurus, and Imaus, and the mountains of Asia ; and yonder, towards the north, stood the Riphaean hills, clothed in ice and snow.
Sida 252 - Thofe who, to worth, their bounty did extend ; And thofe who knew that bounty to commend. The heads of thefe with holy fillets bound, And all their temples were with garlands crown'd.
Sida 370 - There is no enjoyment of property without government, no government without a magistrate, no magistrate without obedience, and no obedience where every one acts as he pleases.
Sida 189 - Here stood the Alps, a prodigious range of stone, the load of the earth, that covered many countries, and reached their arms from the ocean to the Black Sea ; this huge mass of stone is softened and dissolved, as a tender cloud, into rain.
Sida 59 - He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not : he came to his own, and his own received him not.
Sida 9 - Go, gather together all the Jews that are present in Shushan, and fast ye for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day: I also and my maidens will fast likewise; and so will I go in unto the king, which is not according to the law : and if I perish, I perish.
Sida 188 - ... all the varieties of nature, all the works of art, all the labours of men are reduced to nothing. All that we admired and adored before as great and magnificent, is obliterated or vanished; and another form and face of things, plain, simple, and every where the same, overspreads the whole earth.
Sida 189 - ... of this earth, what is become of her now? She laid her foundations deep, and her palaces were strong and sumptuous : she glorified herself, and lived deliciously, and said in her heart, I sit a queen, and shall see no sorrow.
Sida 188 - But her hour is come, she is wiped away from the face of the earth, and buried in everlasting oblivion.
Sida 14 - For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups : and many other such like things ye do, 9 And he said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep

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