Scenes where the tempter has triumphed, by the author of 'The gaol chaplain.'.

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Bentley, 1849 - 316 Seiten
 

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Seite 55 - Yet they say, The Lord shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.
Seite 314 - The angel wrote, and vanished. The next night It came again with a great wakening light, And showed the names whom love of God had blessed, And lo ! Ben Adhem's name led all the rest.
Seite 313 - Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich, and like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to the presence in the room he said, "What writest thou?" The vision raised its head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered, "The names of those who love the Lord.
Seite 188 - For we are unto God a sweet savor of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish : — To the one we are the savor of death unto death ; and to the other the savor of life unto life...
Seite 118 - HE that goeth about to persuade a multitude, that they are not so well governed as they ought to be, shall never want attentive and favourable hearers...
Seite 313 - ABOU BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich and like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold: Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to the presence in the room he said, "What writest thou?
Seite 300 - Mr. Sage. I have never read of a duel among the Romans, and yet their nobility used more liberty with their tongues than one may do now without being challenged. Sir Mark. Perhaps the Romans were of opinion, that ill language and brutal manners reflected only on those who were guilty of them ; and that a man's reputation was not at all cleared by cutting the person's throat who had reflected upon it: but the custom of those times had fixed the scandal in the action ; whereas now it lies in the reproach.
Seite 6 - The avidum genus auricularum, the gazing populace, receive greedily, without examination, whatever soothes superstition, and promotes wonder. How many stories of this nature have, in all ages, been detected and exploded in their infancy? How many more have been celebrated...
Seite 30 - Perroneau, a painter in enamel, who had employed him in copying, and pretending that it contained colours of great value, desired him to keep it, saying he was uneasy to leave it at Mrs. King's while she was absent at Bath. Perroneau on hearing of Gardelle's apprehension, opened the box, and found in it a gold watch and chain, a pair of bracelets, and a pair of earrings, which were known to have belonged to Mrs.
Seite 63 - Horne had mentioned to some persons that his brother William had starved his natural child to death, went to them, and found it was true. Upon...

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