Irish Pursuits of literature, in A.D. 1798, and 1799 [by W. Hales. Translations &c. of the work by T.J. Mathias].

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J. Milliken ..., and J. Wright ..., London, 1799 - 71 páginas
 

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Página 59 - For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north: I will ascend above the heights of the clouds ; I will be like the most High.
Página 52 - Th' applaufe of lift'ning fenates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to defpife, To fcatter plenty o'er a fmiling land, And read their...
Página 21 - For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way: because we had spoken unto the king, saying, The hand of our God is upon all them for good that seek him; but his power and his wrath is against all them that forsake him.
Página 21 - Jerusalem: and the hand of our God was upon us, and he delivered us from the hand of the enemy, and of such as lay in wait by the way.
Página 50 - Th' adventure of the bear and fiddle Is sung, but breaks off in the middle. When civil fury first grew high, And men fell out, they knew not why; When hard words, jealousies, and fears, Set folks together by the ears, And made them fight, like mad or drunk, For Dame Religion, as for punk...
Página 25 - The people, among whom you are going to live, are Mahometans. The first article of their faith is " There is no other God but God, and Mahomet is his prophet.
Página 87 - Audacious neighbourhood, the wisest heart Of Solomon he led by fraud to build His temple right against the temple of God, On that opprobrious hill, and made his grove The pleasant valley of Hinnom, Tophet thence And black Gehenna call'd, the type of hell.
Página 107 - I am therewith to be content : I know both how to be abafed, and I know how to abound : every where and in all things I am inftructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to fuffer need.
Página 32 - Such is the life of Gods, and of godlike, happy , highly favoured men : a deliverance and...
Página 26 - Lords, lay aside these extraordinary proceedings ! set not these new and dangerous precedents ! And I for my part will voluntarily and cheerfully go into perpetual exile, and please myself with the thought that I have in some measure preserved the Constitution by quitting my country ; and I will live, wherever I am, praying for its...

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