Lessons from the Rise and Fall of the English Commonwealth: Six Lectures

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Alexander and Shepheard, 1884 - 153 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 95 - When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest, and findeth none. Then he saith, I will return into my own house from whence I came out ; and when he is come, he findeth it empty, swept, and garnished. Then goeth he, and taketh with him seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they -enter in and dwell there : and the last state of that man is worse than the first.
الصفحة 11 - Are you sure of that ? Admit he be, shall that render him incapable to serve the public ? " % % it girj the state, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies.
الصفحة 12 - Error should step in, is like the man who would keep all the wine out the country lest men should be drunk. It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy, to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon a supposition he may abuse it. When he doth abuse it, judge. If a man speak foolishly, ye suffer him gladly * because ye are wise ; if erroneously, the truth more appears by your conviction
الصفحة 66 - I must let you know," said he, " that I will not allow any of my servants to be questioned amongst you, much less such as are of eminent place and near unto me.
الصفحة 141 - Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, And are counted as the small dust of the balance: Behold, he taketh up the isles as a very little thing.
الصفحة 48 - Tis the sublime of man, Our noontide majesty, to know ourselves Parts and proportions of one wondrous whole '. This fraternises man, this constitutes Our charities and bearings. But 'tis God Diffused through all, that doth make all one whole...
الصفحة 44 - That it was our duty, if ever the Lord brought us back again in peace, to call Charles Stuart, that man of blood, to an account for that blood he had shed, and mischief he had done to his utmost, against the Lord's Cause and People in these poor Nations.
الصفحة 113 - Righteousness without fear, being delivered out of the hands of our Enemies? Is Brotherly Love, and a Healing Spirit of that force and value amongst us that it ought? Do we own one another more for the grace of God...
الصفحة 93 - Relieve the oppressed, hear the groans of poor prisoners in England. Be pleased to reform the abuses of all professions: — and if there be any one that makes many poor to make a few rich,* that suits not a Commonwealth.
الصفحة 140 - Though while he lived he blessed his soul : and men will praise thee, when thou doest well to thyself. 19 He shall go to the generation of his fathers ; they shall never see light. 20 Man that is in honour, and understandeth not, is like the beasts that perish.

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