The Theological, Philosophical and Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. William Jones ...: To which is Prefixed a Short Account of His Life and Writings

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F. and C. Rivington, 1801
 

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Page 238 - And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.
Page 243 - And they made a calf in those days, and offered sacrifice unto the idol, and rejoiced in the works of their own hands. 42 Then God turned, and gave them up to worship the host of heaven...
Page 137 - Heaven derive their light. These born to judge, as well as those to write. Let such teach others who themselves excel, And censure freely who have written well.
Page ix - Or the unseen genius of the wood. But let my due feet never fail To walk the Studious cloister's pale, And love the high embowed roof, With antique pillars massy proof, And storied windows richly dight, Casting a dim, religious light.
Page 218 - AND it came to pass, when all the kings of the Amorites, which were on the side of Jordan westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites, which were by the sea, heard that the LORD had dried up the waters of Jordan from before the children of Israel...
Page ix - With antique pillars massy proof, And storied windows richly dight, Casting a dim religious light. There let the pealing organ blow, To the full-voiced quire below, In service high and anthems clear, As may with sweetness, through mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstasies, And bring all Heaven before mine eyes.
Page 350 - We are, as it were, laying gunpowder, grain by grain, under the old building of error and superstition, which a single spark may hereafter inflame so as to produce an instantaneous explosion...
Page 286 - GOD, my heart is ready, my heart is ready : I will sing and give praise with the best member that I have.
Page 168 - Palace there is entered by a large flight of steps ; on which he observed one day, " Alas ! I am come to " these steps, at a time of life, when I can neither go " up them nor down them with safety.
Page 128 - This might very probably be ; for, in the first place, it is most likely, that he saw very few, his friends and acquaintance being of another sort; and, secondly, the sight of him would make a devout person melancholy at any time.

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