Life and Writings, Volume 1

D.I. Eaton, 1794
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Page 116 - He seemed to be a Christian, but in a particular form of his own : he thought it was to be like a divine philosophy in the mind; but he was against all public worship, and every thing that looked like a church.
Page 277 - And the God of infinite mercy have, mercy upon your soul! Col. Sydney.. Then, O God, O God, I beseech thee to sanctifiy these sufferings unto me, and impute not my blood to the country, nor the city through which I am to be drawn; let no inquisition be made for it; but if any, and the shedding of blood that is innocent must be revenged, let the weight of it fall upon those that maliciously persecute me for righteousness-
Page 95 - May presumed to assure the king, " that this was the greatest blessing, that God had ever conferred upon him, his restoration only excepted : for the walls and gates being now burned and thrown down of that rebellious city, which was always an enemy to the crown, his majesty would never suffer them to repair and build them up again, to be a bit in his mouth and a bridle upon his neck ; but would keep all open, that his troops might enter upon them whenever he thought necessary for his service; there...
Page 123 - Esq. being a subject of our said lord the now king, not having the fear of God in his heart, nor weighing the duty of his allegiance, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil, as a false traitor...
Page 90 - Then to advise how war may best, upheld, Move by her two main nerves, iron and gold, In all her equipage...
Page 78 - Industry to Wealth; from Wealth to Luxury; from Luxury to an Impatience of Discipline and Corruption of Morals; till by a total Degeneracy and loss of Virtue, being grown ripe for Destruction, it falls a Prey at last to some hardy Oppressor, and, with the Loss of Liberty, losing every Thing else, that is valuable, sinks gradually again into its original Barbarism.
Page 64 - ... that condemned the late king. And when I thought there was no other exception to you, than your being of the other party, I spoke to the general...
Page 267 - ... the other. The harmony of the Judges will not be found lefs remarkable. Mr. Burke, " when he talks as if he had *' made a difcoveiy, only follows a prece** dent.
Page 76 - I confess, we are naturally inclined to delight in our own country, and I have a particular love to mine. I hope I have given some testimony of it. I think that being exiled from it is a great evil, and would redeem myself from it with the loss of a great deal of my blood. But when that country of mine, which used to be esteemed a paradise, is now like to be made a stage of injury ; the liberty which we hoped to...
Page 486 - And the LORD said unto Samuel, Hearken unto the voice of the people in all that they say unto thee : for they have not rejected thee, but they have rejected me, that I should not reign over them.

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