The Athenian Oracle: Being a Entire Collection of All the Valuable Questions and Answers in the Old Athenian Mercuries. Intermix'd with Many Cases in Divinity, History, Philosophy, Mathematics, Love, Poetry; Never Before Publish'd. To which is Added, an Alphabetical Table for the Speedy Finding of Any Questions, Volume 3

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J. and J. Knapton, 1728 - Reference books
 

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Page 486 - And there came forth a spirit, and stood before the LORD, and said, I will persuade him. And the LORD said unto him, Wherewith? And he said, I will go forth, and I will be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And he said, Thou shalt persuade him, and prevail also: go forth, and do so.
Page 271 - And now also the axe is laid to the root of the tree ; every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire ! " There are also in our midst other symbols.
Page 153 - But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her : for her hair is given her for a covering.
Page 250 - In this case, it is obvious that the plane of the circle of illumination would be perpendicular to a line drawn from the centre of the sun to the centre of the earth...
Page 397 - And there went forth a wind from the LORD, and brought quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp, as it were a day's journey on this side, and as it were a day's journey on the other side, round about the camp, and as it were two cubits high upon the face of the earth.
Page 93 - And Jephthah vowed a vow unto the Lord, and said, "If thou shalt without fail deliver the children of Ammon into mine hands, then it shall be, that whatsoever cometh forth of the doors of my house to meet me, when I return in peace from the children of Ammon, shall surely be the Lord's, and I will offer it up for a burnt offering.
Page 271 - If thefe things be done in the green tree, " what fhall be done in the dry." Excufe me for employing a fentence of Scripture on this occafion ; I apply it very ferioufly. One thing relieves me a little under the ill...
Page 486 - And one said on this manner, and another said on that manner. And there came forth a spirit, and stood before the LORD, and said, I will persuade him.
Page 127 - But tis not feature, or a face, That does my free election grace, Nor is my liking onely led By a well temperd white and red; Could I enamour 'd grow on those, The Lilly and the blushing Rose, United in one stalk, might be As dear unto my thoughts as she. But I look farther, and do find A richer beauty in her mind; Where something is so lasting fair, As time or age cannot- impair. Had'st thou a perspective so...

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