Memoirs of the Life, Character, and Writings of Sir Matthew Hale ...

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Jackson and Walford, 1835 - Judges - 408 pages
 

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Page 308 - If we say, We will enter into the city, then the famine is in the city, and we shall die there: and if we sit still here, we die also. Now therefore come, and let us fall unto the host of the Syrians: if they save us alive, we shall live; and if they kill us, we shall but die.
Page xvii - And the angel which I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth lifted up his hand to heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever and ever...
Page 98 - Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years, eat, drink, and be merry.
Page 102 - ... to which the gentleman answered, that he never sold his venison, and that he had done nothing to him which he did not do to every judge that had gone that circuit...
Page 141 - Let him that will, ascend the tottering seat Of courtly grandeur, and become as great As are his mounting wishes : as for me, Let sweet repose and rest my portion be.
Page xvi - there can be no less acknowledged than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world.
Page 245 - Where the bright Seraphim in burning row Their loud uplifted angel-trumpets blow. And the Cherubic host in thousand quires Touch their immortal harps of golden wires. With those just spirits that wear victorious palms. Hymns devout and holy psalms Singing everlastingly: That we on earth with undiscording voice May rightly answer that melodious noise; As once we did.
Page xvi - Wherefore, that here we may briefly end, of Law there can be no less acknowledged than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world; all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power...
Page 160 - The last year of his being in London, he came always on Sundays (when he could go abroad) to the chapel of the Rolls, where I then preached : In my life I never saw so much gravity, tempered with that sweetness, and set off with so much vivacity, as appeared in his looks and behaviour, which disposed me to a veneration for him, which I never had for any with whom I was not acquainted.
Page 14 - God, endeavour in our several places and callings, the preservation of the reformed religion in the church of Scotland, in doctrine, worship, discipline, and government, against our common enemies; the reformation of religion in the kingdoms of England and Ireland, in doctrine, worship, discipline, and government, according to the Word of God, and the example of the best reformed churches...

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