The Collected Writings of Thomas De Quincey, Bind 7

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A. and C. Black, 1890 - 456 sider

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Side 141 - I am the Lord: that is my name: And my glory will I not give to another, Neither my praise to graven images.
Side 111 - They are eminent for fidelity, and are the ministers of peace; whatsoever they say also is firmer than an oath; but swearing is avoided by them, and they esteem it worse than perjury; for they say, that he who cannot be believed without [swearing by] God, is already condemned.
Side 296 - And, last of all, an Admiral came, A terrible man with a terrible name, A name which you all know by sight very well, But which no one can speak, and no one can spell.
Side 141 - They are upright as the palm tree, but speak not: they must needs be borne, because they cannot go. Be not afraid of them ; for they cannot do evil, neither also is it in them to do good.
Side 34 - Is it a party in a parlour, Crammed just as they on earth were crammed, Some sipping punch — some sipping tea, But, as you by their faces see, All silent, and all damned ! Peter Bell, by W.
Side 152 - After this man rose up Judas of Galilee in the days of the taxing, and drew away much people after him: he also perished; and all, even as many as obeyed him, were dispersed.
Side 11 - Candles, indeed !' she would have said,' who ever heard of such a thing ? and with so much excellent daylight running to waste, as I have provided gratis ! What will the wretches want next ?' The daylight, furnished gratis, was certainly ' undeniable ' in its quality, and quite sufficient for all purposes that were honest.
Side 152 - For before these days rose up Theudas, boasting himself to be somebody ; to whom a number of men, about four hundred, joined themselves : who was slain ; and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered, and brought to nought.
Side 111 - Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths : but I say unto you, Swear not at all : neither by heaven ; for it is God's throne : nor by the earth ; for it is his footstool...
Side 112 - ... either of his own accord, or by the command of others; that he will always hate the wicked, and be assistant to the righteous, that he will ever show fidelity to all men; and especially to those in authority; because no one obtains the government without God's assistance...

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