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Page 75 - Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world? For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
Page 101 - And there came a leper to him, beseeching him, and kneeling down to him, and saying unto him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.
Page 307 - Now sunk the west, and now a southern breeze, More dreadful than the tempest, lash'd the seas ; For on the rocks it bore where Scylla raves, And dire Charybdis rolls her thundering waves.
Page 83 - I placed myself behind the tree so as not to be seen, not apprehending any danger ; because they ran with too great rapidity, and too closely together, to afford any one of them an opportunity of injuring me, while protected in this manner.
Page xlviii - Thou shalt surely find the most violent of all men in enmity against the true believers, to be the Jews and the idolaters : and thou shalt surely find those among them to be the most inclinable to entertain friendship for the true believers, who say, We are Christians.
Page xxii - British lines on the morning of the 14th (pronounced a fortunate day by their soothsayers), determined to sacrifice their lives at the dearest rate, as they had nothing else to expect than to do so ignominiously, by returning to the...
Page 228 - Calcutta; provided that their inheritance and succession to lands, rents, and goods, and all matters of contract and dealing between party and party, shall be determined, in the case of Mahomedans, by the laws and usages of Mahomedans, and in the case of Gentoos, by the laws and usages of Gentoos; and where only one of the parties shall be a Mahomedan or Gentoo, by the laws and usages of the defendant.
Page 221 - Therefore, since it is denied, that a gift or sale should be made, the precept is infringed by making one. But the gift or transfer is not null: for a fact cannot be altered by a hundred texts.
Page 29 - ... noon. It was dark when we moved off, and even cold. Your camel is impatient to rise ere you are well seated on him ; gives a shake, too, to warm his blood, and half dislodges you ; marches rather faster than by day, and gives, occasionally, a hard quick stamp with his broad callous foot. Our moon was far in her wane. She rose, however, about an hour after we started, all red, above the dark hills on our left ; yet higher rose, and paler grew, till at last she hung a silvery crescent in the deep...