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Page 21 - In these four sciences of logic, morals, criticism, and politics, is comprehended almost every thing which it can any way import us to be acquainted with, or which can tend either to the improvement or ornament of the human mind.
Page 137 - Aurelian. The fame of Longinus, who was included among the numerous and perhaps innocent victims of her fear, will survive that of the queen who betrayed, or the tyrant who condemned him.
Page 255 - In every ftage of thefe oppreffions we have petitioned for redrefs in the moft humble terms; our repeated petitions have been anfwered only by repeated injury. A prince whofe character is thus marked by every act which may define a tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.
Page 227 - THE annual labour of every nation is the fund which originally supplies it with all the necessaries and conveniences of life which it annually consumes, and which consist always either in the immediate produce of that labour, or in what is purchased with that produce from other nations. According therefore as this produce, or what is purchased with it, bears a greater or smaller proportion to the number of those who are to consume it, the nation will be better or worse supplied with all the necessaries...
Page 203 - I goe to lyfe, and nott to dethe ; Truste thou ynne Godde above, And teache thy sonnes to feare the Lorde, And ynne theyre hertes hym love : " Teache them to runne the nobile race Thatt I theyre fader runne; Florence ! shou'd dethe thee take — adieu ! Yee officers, leade onne.
Page 175 - Is there not here a prophet of the Lord, that we may enquire of the Lord by him...
Page 140 - During the long nights of winter (continued the man) no candle or fire was allowed him. He was not permitted to have any book. He faw no human face except the gaoler, who came once every day lę prefent him, through a hole in the wicket, his little portion of bread and wine.
Page 135 - Egypt, the nations subject to her empire had joined the standard of the conqueror, who detached Probus, the bravest of his generals, to possess himself of the Egyptian provinces. Palmyra was the last resource of the widow of Odenathus. She retired within the walls of her capital, made every preparation for a vigorous resistance, and declared, with the intrepidity of a heroine, that the last moment of her reign and of her life should be the same.