The Pamphleteer, Volume 5

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Página 92 - And account that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation ; even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you ; as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.
Página 392 - They lightened their labour by songs, one of which, was composed extempore, for I was myself the subject of it. It was sung by one of the young women, the rest joining in a sort of chorus.
Página 534 - He has visited all Europe, — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces or the stateliness of temples, not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art, not to collect medals or collate manuscripts, — but to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into the infection of hospitals, to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt, to remember the forgotten, to...
Página 534 - I cannot name this Gentleman without remarking, that his labors and writings have done much to open the eyes and hearts of mankind. He has visited all Europe, not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals, or collate manuscripts : but to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of...
Página 519 - They look upon fraud as a greater crime than theft, and therefore seldom fail to punish it with death; for they allege, that care and vigilance, with a very common understanding, may preserve a man's goods from thieves, but honesty hath no fence against superior cunning...
Página 537 - ... the public stock. The confinement, therefore, of any man in the sloth and darkness of a prison, is a loss to the nation, and no gain to the creditor. For of the multitudes who are pining in those cells of misery, a very small part is suspected of any fraudulent act by which they retain what belongs to others.
Página 393 - The winds roared, and the rains fell. " — The poor white man, faint and weary, came and sat under " our tree. — He has no mother to bring him milk ; no wife to
Página 348 - An account of the proceedings of the British and other Protestant inhabitants of the province of Quebeck, in North America, in order to obtain an House of Assembly in that province.
Página 559 - By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.
Página 392 - About sunset, however, as I was preparing to pass the night in this manner, and had turned my horse loose that he might graze at liberty, a woman, returning from the labours of the field, stopped to observe me, and...

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