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Página 248 - And ought not this woman, being a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan hath bound, lo, these eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the sabbath day?
Página 6 - Government, like dress, is the badge of lost innocence: the palaces of kings are built on the ruins of the bowers of paradise.
Página 13 - The man whose whole life is spent in performing a few simple operations, of which the effects too are, perhaps, always the same, or very nearly the same, has no occasion to exert his understanding or to exercise his invention in finding out expedients for removing difficulties which never occur. He naturally loses, therefore, the habit of such exertion, and generally becomes as stupid and ignorant as it is possible for a human creature to become.
Página 38 - Let your women keep silence in the churches : for it is not permitted unto them to speak ; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law.
Página 286 - I thank Thee that I am not as other men are, or even as this publican...
Página 189 - It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
Página 239 - Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock he feeds May feel it too. Affectionate in look, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men.
Página 239 - ... and one even put on a military cockade, in order to incite his parishioners to come forward in the public cause. The genuine principles of our admirable constitution were thought by many to be in imminent peril ; yet all who wrote in their defence were exposed to obloquy. A learned prelate asserted, in the House of Lords, that " the people had nothing to do with " the laws but to obey them," and his sentiment was loudly applauded.
Página 239 - ... with the advice of our privy council, to issue this our royal proclamation, hereby...
Página 344 - ... that he who can read it without rapture may have merit as a reasoner, but must resign all pretensions to taste and sensibility. His imagination is in truth only too prolific : a world of itself, where he dwells in the midst of chimerical alarms, is the dupe of his own enchantments, and starts, like Prc-spero, at the spectres of his own creation.

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