Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates, Volume 1

Front Cover

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 260 - to acknowledge our sins before God,|| yet ought we most chiefly so to do,|| when we assemble and meet together—to render thanks for the great benefits that we have received at his hands, — to .set forth his most worthy praise, to hear his most holy word, and to ask those things which are requisite and
Page 250 - like one of these. If then God so clothe the grass which to-day is in the field, and to-morrow is cast into the oven, how much more will he clothe you' 1 * Let us here adopt a little of the tasteless manner of modern
Page 128 - spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last infirmity of noble mind; To scorn delights, and live laborious days ; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, Comes the blind fury, with th* abhorred
Page 267 - here present, to accompany me with a pure heart and humble voice to the throne of the heavenly grace, saying after me.' " In the latter part of the first period, * but confess them with an humble lowly penitent and obedient heart, to the end that we may obtain, forgiveness of the same, by his infinite goodness and
Page 249 - any risk of its meaning being mistaken. The passage cited by Dr. Campbell,f from one of our Lord's discourses, (which are in general of this character,) together with the remarks made upon it, will serve to illustrate what has been just said : "'Consider,' says our Lord, ' the lilies how they grow : they toil not, they spin not ; and yet 1 say
Page 150 - statesman, JACK CADE, thus reproaches his prisoner LORD SAY, " It will be proved to thy face, that thou hast men about thee, that usually talk of a noun and a verb, and such abominable words, as no Christian ear can endure to hear.
Page 255 - Burke, as an instance of Energetic brevity, is in this manner brought in at the close of a more expanded exhibition of the sentiment, as a condensed conclusion of the whole. " Power, of some kind or other, will survive the shock in which manners and opinions perish ; and it will find other
Page 267 - his infinite goodness and mercy. And although we ought at all times humbly to acknowledge our sins before God, yet ought we most chiefly so to do, wlien we assemble and meet together. To render thanks for the great benefits
Page 78 - I would have in the heath some thickets made only of sweet-briar, and honeysuckle, and some wild vine amongst; and the ground set with violets ; for these are sweet, and prosper in the shade ; and these to be in the heath here and there, not in
Page 307 - and whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the scure and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used : and contrary to the king, his crown and dignity, thou hast built a paper mill.

Bibliographic information