On the Mental Illumination and Moral Improvement of Mankind: Or, An Inquiry Into the Means by which a General Diffusion of Knowledge and Moral Principle May be Promoted

William Collins, 1835 - 672 pagina's

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Pagina 487 - and goats' hair, and red skins of rams, and badgers' skins, brought them. Every one that had silver and brass and shittim-wood for any work of service, brought them. All the women that were wise-hearted did spin with their hands, and brought that which they had spun, both of blue and purple, and scarlet, and of fine linen. And the rulers brought
Pagina 582 - the wickedness and abominations of the people of Judah—displaying the Messiah, in his character, humiliation, sufferings, and triumphs, and unfolding the future glories of his triumphant reign, when " the Gentiles shall come to his light, and kings to the brightness of his rising," and
Pagina 487 - were willing-hearted, brought bracelets and earrings, and rings, and tablets, all jewels of gold ; and every man that offered, offered an offering of gold unto the Lord. Every man with whom was found blue and purple, and scarlet, and fine
Pagina 411 - consider the wondrous works of God. Great is the Lord, and of great power; His understanding is infinite. His works are manifold, and in wisdom He hath made them all." In exhibiting the works of God to the young, in performing experiments to illustrate their properties, and in describing the laws
Pagina 584 - and piety. He inculcated upon them confidence in the care of Providence, from the birds of the air and the flowers of the field. " Behold the fowls of the air," which are now flying around you, " they sow not, neither do they reap nor gather into barns, yet your heavenly father feedeth them;" " Consider the lilies of the field
Pagina 36 - pledged, by the faith which it has plighted to all its citizens, to protect his children from ignorance, barbarity, and vice." These are noble sentiments and views, worthy of being adopted and reduced to practice by every government under heaven; and we trust the period is not
Pagina 440 - the Lord thy God with all thy heart—Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself —Whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them—Love your enemies, do good to them that hate you—Bless them who curse you— If thine enemy hunger, feed him, if
Pagina 532 - stepped forth, and declared himself willing to encounter death for the safety of his friends and companions; another, animated by his example, made a like generous offer ; a third and a fourth presented themselves to the same fate, and the whole number was soon completed.
Pagina 238 - No. T. I will tell you then ; pay attention that you may recollect it. It is transparent. What shall you now understand, when I tell you that a substance is transparent? C. We can see through it. T. You are right; try and recollect something that is transparent.
Pagina 220 - to reign triumphant,—and to that glorious era, foretold by ancient prophets, when the nations " shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruninghooks, and learn the art of war no more." Were history studied in connection with such views and instructions,—instead of

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