The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal, Volum 5

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J. Ridgeway amd sons, 1837
 

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Side 531 - I gave away the cake to him. I walked on a little in all the pride of an Evangelical peacock, when of a sudden my old aunt's kindness crossed me; the sum it was to her; the pleasure she had a right to expect that I — not the old...
Side 343 - And whereas the enforcing of the conscience in matters of religion," such was the sublime tenor of a part of the statute, " hath frequently fallen out to be of dangerous consequence in those commonwealths where it has been practised, and for the more quiet and peaceable government of this province, and the better to preserve mutual love and amity among the inhabitants, no person within this province, professing to believe in Jesus Christ, shall be any ways troubled, molested, or discountenanced,...
Side 366 - It is therefore ordered, That every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read...
Side 535 - Lamb himself, the most delightful, the most provoking, the most witty and sensible of men. He always made the best pun, and the best remark in the course of the evening.
Side 351 - If you aim at a Scottish Presbytery, it agreeth as well with monarchy as God and the deviL Then Jack, and Tom, and Will, and Dick, shall meet, and at their pleasure censure me and my council...
Side 366 - The Sensual and the Dark rebel in vain, Slaves by their own compulsion! In mad game They burst their manacles and wear the name Of Freedom, graven on a heavier chain!
Side 510 - I WAS born, and passed the first seven years of my life, in the Temple. Its church, its halls, its gardens, its fountain, its river, I had almost said — for in those young years, what was this king of rivers to me but a stream that watered our pleasant places ? — these are of my oldest recollections.
Side 338 - Calvert deserves to be ranked among the most wise and benevolent lawgivers of all ages. He was the first in the history of the Christian world to seek for religious security and peace by the practice of justice, and not by the exercise of power ; to plan the establishment of popular institutions with the enjoyment of liberty of conscience ; to advance the career of civilization by recognizing the rightful equality of all Christian sects.
Side 519 - I cannot make these present times present to me. I read histories of the past, and I live in them ; although, to abstract senses, they are far less momentous than the noises which keep Europe awake. I am reading Burnet's Own Times.
Side 215 - Christ, commanded his disciples to ' love one another ;' he taught them to love even their enemies, to bless those that curse them, and to pray for those who persecuted them. He himself prayed for his murderers. " Many men hold erroneous doctrines ; but we ought not to hate or persecute them. We ought to seek for the truth, and...

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