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Page 116 - Letters addressed to Granville Sharp, Esq. respecting his Remarks on the Uses of the Definitive Article in the Greek Text of the New Testament.
Page 164 - Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul...
Page 176 - I might undertake, an unity of subject, and that arrangement of my materials which connects the whole and gives additional interest to every part ; in fact, if not an Epic Poem, strictly so denominated, yet such composition as would possess a regular succession of events, and a catastrophe to which every incident should be subservient, and which every character, in a greater or less degree, should conspire to accomplish.
Page 160 - The good and evil powers or principles equally formed by the Creator, and hence equally denominated " Sons " of God ;" both of them employed by him, in the administration of his providence ; and both amenable to him at stated courts held for the purpose of receiving an account of their respective missions.
Page 143 - I have the best pretence to your right-hand at the feast. I love, I doat, I am mad, and know no measure ; nothing but extremes can give me ease ; the kindest love, or most provoking scorn: yet even your scorn would not perform the cure: it might indeed take off the edge of hope, but damned despair will gnaw my heart for ever.
Page 164 - For the thing which I greatly feared is come upon me, and that which I was afraid of is come unto me. I was not in safety, neither had I rest, neither was I quiet; yet trouble came.
Page 164 - But he saveth the poor from the sword, from their mouth, And from the hand of the mighty.
Page 162 - Here we are? 36 Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? or who hath given understanding to the heart?
Page 168 - Recollect, my Lord, the warmth, the piety, with which you remonstrated against Bishop W 's treatment of your father in a passage of his Julian: — It is not (you therein say) in behalf of myself that I expostulate, but of one for whom I am much more concerned, that is — my father. These are your lordship's words — amiable...