The Philomathic journal, Volume 2

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Page 23 - And the tables were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, graven upon the tables.
Page 365 - Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot...
Page 172 - In our halls is hung Armoury of the invincible Knights of old : We must be free or die, who speak the tongue That Shakespeare spake; the faith and morals hold Which Milton held.
Page 424 - Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my latter end be like his.
Page 51 - But the Imagination is conscious of an indestructible dominion ; the Soul may fall away from it, not being able to sustain its grandeur ; but, if once felt and acknowledged, by no act of any other faculty of the mind can it be relaxed, impaired, or diminished. Fancy is given to quicken and to beguile the temporal part of our nature, Imagination to incite and to support the eternal.
Page 441 - Every one knew how laborious the usual method is of attaining to arts and sciences ; whereas, by his contrivance, the most ignorant person, at a reasonable charge, and with a little bodily labour, may write books in philosophy, poetry, politics, law, mathematics, and theology, without the least assistance from genius or study.
Page 38 - In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Page 297 - Therefore is the name of it called Babel ; because the Lord did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the Lord scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.
Page 59 - But because the spirit of man cannot demean itself lively in this body without some recreating intermission of labour and serious things, it were happy for the commonwealth...
Page 441 - The pupils at his command took each of them hold of an iron handle, whereof there were forty fixed round the edges of the frame ; and giving them a sudden turn, the whole disposition of the words was entirely changed. He then commanded...

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