The Life, Adventures, and Opinions of Col. George Hanger, Band 1

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Seite 269 - And I say unto you, that many shall come from the east and the west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven...
Seite 283 - When nature prompted, and no law denied Promiscuous use of concubine and bride; Then Israel's monarch after Heaven's own heart, His vigorous warmth did variously impart To wives and slaves; and, wide as his command, Scatter'd his Maker's image thro
Seite 267 - And they shall amerce him in an hundred shekels of silver, and give them unto the father of the damsel, because he hath brought up an evil name upon a virgin of Israel: and she shall be his wife; he may not put her away all his days.
Seite 276 - Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne...
Seite 276 - And when thy days be fulfilled, and thou shalt sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build an house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom for ever.
Seite 153 - How fading and insipid do all objects accost us, that are not conveyed in the vehicle of delusion ! how shrunk is every thing, as it appears in the glass of nature ! so that if it were not for the assistance of artificial mediums, false lights, refracted angles, varnish and tinsel ; there would be a mighty level in the felicity and enjoyments of mortal men.
Seite 153 - ... whether things that have place in the imagination may not as properly be said to exist as those that are seated in the memory...
Seite 126 - Give a dog a bad name and you may as well hang him.
Seite 164 - ... little did I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honour and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult.
Seite 253 - I came not to destroy the law, but to fulfil it," and he taught us how to fulfil it. He said " Love your enemies." It is not sufficient to love your friends because even sinners love their friends, but love your enemies. Generate this harmonious constructive energy not only for those who love us, but direct it toward all mankind. The old thought...