The Quarterly Review, Volume 28

John Murray, 1823

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Página 526 - ... in their schools of philosophy. Accordingly there was a Presumption against chnst the Gospel in its first announcement. A Jewish peasant claimed to be the promised Deliverer, in whom all the nations of the Earth were to be blessed.
Página 530 - It goeth forth from the uttermost part of the heaven, and runneth about unto the end of it again; and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof. 7 The law of the LORD is an undefiled law, converting the soul ; the testimony of the LORD is sure, and giveth wisdom unto the simple.
Página 394 - Doctor particularly remarked the sepulchral tone of our voices, which he requested us to make more cheerful if possible, unconscious that his own partook of the same key.
Página 396 - ... immediately upon Michel's coming up, I put an end to his life by shooting him through the head with a pistol. Had my own life alone been threatened, I would not have purchased it by such a measure ; but I considered myself as intrusted also with the protection of Hepburn's, a man, who, by his humane attentions and devotedness, had so endeared himself to me, that I felt more anxiety for his safety than for my own.
Página 266 - Vestiges of Ancient Manners and Customs, discoverable in modern Italy and Sicily.
Página 155 - ... since all the lands in question being indisputably acknowledged to belong of right to the Crown of Spain, no settlements of that kind, or the population which would follow, could be allowed.
Página 137 - Boy, let yon liquid ruby flow, And bid thy pensive heart be glad, Whate'er the frowning zealots say: Tell them their Eden cannot show A stream so clear as Rocnabad, A bow'r so sweet as Mosellay.
Página 522 - Where is the difficulty in conceiving, that the same powers or principles, whatever they were, which formed this visible world, men and animals, produced also a species -of intelligent creatures, of more refined substance and greater authority than the rest ? That these creatures may be capricious, revengeful, passionate, voluptuous, is easily conceived ; nor is any circumstance more apt, among ourselves, to engender such vices, than the license of absolute authority.
Página 8 - Surely the Lord is in this place. This is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.

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