The works of Daniel De Foe [ed.] by W. Hazlitt, Volume 3

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Pagina 26 - will answer at the dreadful day of judgment when the secrets of all hearts shall be disclosed), that if either of you know any impediment why ye may not be lawfully joined together in matrimony, ye do now confess it. For bo ye well assured, that so many as are coupled together otherwise than God's word doth allow,
Pagina 8 - looked upon the earth, and behold it was corrupt, for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth. What jesting, what scorn, what contempt did this work expose the good old man to for
Pagina 26 - a civilized and a Christian country, that we deny the advantages of learning to our women. We reproach the sex every day with folly and impertinence, while I am confident, had they the advantages of education equal to us, they would be guilty of less than ourselves.
Pagina 1 - nature and barbarous to all the world. I answer, it is cruelty to kill a snake or a toad in cold blood, but the poison of their nature makes it a charity to our neighbours to destroy those creatures, not for any personal injury received, but for prevention ; not for the evil they
Pagina 26 - If knowledge and understanding had been useless additions to the sex, God Almighty would never have given them capacities ; for he made nothing needless. Besides, I would ask any such what they can see in ignorance that they should think it a necessary ornament to a woman ? Or how much worse is
Pagina 3 - of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there ; And 'twill be found, upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation : For ever since he first debauch'd the mind, He made a perfect conquest of mankind. With
Pagina 28 - well as the bodies of their children. We are easily persuaded to believe this in the breeds of horses, cocks, dogs, and other creatures, and I believe it is as visible in men. But to come closer to the business ; the great distinguishing difference which is seen in the world between men and women, is in their
Pagina 14 - Huguenots in France were not to be compared with. Now to execute the known laws of a nation upon those who transgress them, after voluntarily consenting to the making those laws, can never be called persecution, but justice. But justice is always violence to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own
Pagina 14 - their day is over, their power gone, and the throne of this nation possessed by a Royal, English, true, and ever constant member of and friend to the Church of England. Now they find that they are in danger of the Church of England's just resentments ; now they cry out
Pagina 4 - The Romans first with Julius Cesar came, Including all the nations of that name, Gauls, Greeks, and Lombards; and by computation, Auxiliaries or slaves of ev'ry nation. With Hengist, Saxons ; Danes with Sueno came, In search of plunder, not in search of fame; Scots, Picts, and Irish from th' Hibernian shore ; And conquering William brought the Normans

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