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Biographical Sketches in Cornwall ...: In Three Volumes, Volume 3
Richard Polwhele,John Whitaker
No preview available - 2015
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Page 35 - If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed : for he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds.
Page 104 - And there hath been thy bane; there is a fire And motion of the soul which will not dwell In its own narrow being, but aspire Beyond the fitting medium of desire; And, but once kindled, quenchless evermore, Preys upon high adventure, nor can tire Of aught but rest; a fever at the core, Fatal to him who bears; to all who ever bore.
Page 30 - Then spake Joshua to the Lord in the day when the Lord delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, "Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon, and thou, Moon, in the valley of Ajalon.
Page 34 - These requisites were found to be afforded by air-tight lanterns, of various constructions, supplied with air from tubes or canals of small diameter, or from apertures covered with wire-gauze, placed below the flame, through which explosions cannot be communicated ; and having a chimney at the upper part, for carrying off the foul air.
Page 101 - Wherefore, take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand in the evil day, and having done all to stand.
Page 39 - ... referring certain laws of motion of the sea to the moon, — that the physical inquirer is seldom disposed to assert, confidently, on any abstruse subjects belonging to the order of natural things, and still less so on those relating to the more mysterious relations of moral events and intellectual natures.
Page 140 - I had ; and we each of us made use of the intelligence as we liked. I am sorry I have not been able to write to you more fully than I do. But we have been waiting in expectation of hearing, every day, for three weeks past, of the death of Mrs.
Page 120 - Except ye be born again of water and of the spirit, ye cannot enter into the kingdom of Heaven.
Page 39 - In my opinion, profound minds are the most likely to think lightly of the resources of human reason; it is the pert superficial thinker who is generally strongest in every kind of unbelief. The deep philosopher sees chains of causes and effects so wonderfully and strangely linked together, that he is usually the last person to decide upon the impossibility of any two series of events being independent...