A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 4

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Pagina 200 - But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her, for her hair is given her for a covering. 16 But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God...
Pagina 386 - I keep the subject constantly before me, and wait till the first dawnings open slowly by little and little into a full and clear light.
Pagina 41 - If the plaintiff has a right, he must of necessity have a means to vindicate and maintain it, and a remedy if he is injured in the exercise or enjoyment of it; and indeed it is a vain thing to imagine a right without a remedy; for want of right and want of remedy are reciprocal.
Pagina 332 - Primitive Christianity, or the Religion of the Ancient Christians in the first ages of the Gospel.
Pagina 66 - An Act for the Amendment of the Law, and the better Advancement of Justice...
Pagina 175 - This should have been a noble creature: he Hath all the energy which would have made A goodly frame of glorious elements, Had they been wisely mingled; as it is, It is an awful chaos — light and darkness, And mind and dust, and passions and pure thoughts, Mix'd, and contending without end or order, All dormant or destructive.
Pagina 44 - In 1661 he was made a knight of the bath, at the coronation of Charles II., and in 1672 was appointed a judge in the court of common pleas.
Pagina 440 - I assured him that I did not at all take it ill of Mr. Tickell that he was going to publish his translation; that he certainly had as much right to translate any author as myself; and that publishing both was entering on a fair stage. I then added, that I would not desire him to look over my first book of the Iliad, because he had looked over Mr.
Pagina 263 - The difficulties and discouragements which attend the Study of the Scriptures, in the way of private judgment...
Pagina 211 - Some Passages of the Life and Death of John, Earl of Rochester," which the critic ought to read for its elegance, the philosopher for its arguments, and the saint for its piety.

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