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" Events which short-sighted politicians ascribed to earthly causes, had been ordained on his account. For his sake empires had risen, and flourished, and decayed. For his sake the Almighty had proclaimed his will by the pen of the Evangelist, and the harp... "
Critical and historical essays - Page 22
by Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1883
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The Christian Observer, Volume 31

1832
...were recorded in the book of life. If their steps were not accompanied by a splendid train of menials, legions of ministering angels had charge over them....common deliverer from the grasp of no common foe. He had been ransomed by the sweat of no vulgar agony, by the blood of no earthly sacrifice. It was for...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826
...meanest of them was a being to whose fate a mfysteirious and terrible importance belonged-*-ori'-^*hbse slightest action the spirits of light and darkness...evangelist, and the harp of the prophet. He had been wresled, by no common deliverer, from the grasp of no common foe. He had been ransomed by, the sweat...
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The Ant, publ. during 1826 and 1827, Volume 2

Ant The - 1827
...palaces were houses not made with hands; their diadems crowns of glory which should never fade away ! The very meanest of them was a being to whose fate...common deliverer, from the grasp of no common foe. He had been ransomed by the sweat of no vulgar agony, by the blood of no earthly sacrifice. It was for...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1828 - 392 pages
...should have passed away. Events which shortsighted politicians ascribed to earthly causes, had been 45 ordained on his account. For his sake empires had...evangelist, and the harp of the prophet. He had been rescued by no common deliverer from the grasp of no com50 mon foe. He had been ransomed by the sweat...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1829 - 252 pages
...more sublime language, nobles by the right of an earlier creation, and priests by the imposition (/ a mightier hand. The very meanest of them was a being...evangelist, and the harp of the prophet. He had been rescued by no common deliverer from the grasp of no common foe. He had been ransomed by the sweat of...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - 1833 - 216 pages
...were recorded in the Book of Life. If their steps were not accompanied by a splendid train of menials, legions of ministering angels had charge over them....common deliverer from the grasp of no common foe. He had been ransomed by the sweat of no vulgar agony — by the blood of no earthly sacrifice. It was...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - 1835
...being to whose fate a mysterious and terrible importance belonged — on whose slightest action to spirits of light and darkness looked with anxious...common deliverer from the grasp of no common foe. He had been ransomed by the sweat of no vulgar agony, by the blood of no earthly sacrifice. It was for...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Prose: Comprising Selections from the ...

1836 - 320 pages
...to earthly causes, had been ordained on his account. For his sake empires had risen, and nourished, and decayed. For his sake the Almighty had proclaimed...evangelist, and the harp of the prophet. He had been rescued by no common deliverer from the grasp of no common foe. He had been ransomed by the sweat of...
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The Young men's magazine, Volumes 1-2

British and foreign young men's society - 1837
...were houses not made with hands ; their diadems crowns of glory which should never fade away ! Oil the rich and the eloquent, on nobles and priests,...common deliverer from the grasp of no common foe. He had been ransomed by the sweat of no vulgar agony, by the blood of no earthly sacrifice. It was for...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - 1838 - 336 pages
...Events which short-sighted politicians ascribed to earthly causes, had been ordained on his account _ 7. For his sake empires had risen, and flourished, and...evangelist, and the harp of the prophet. He had been rescued by no common deliverer from the grasp of no common foe. lie had been ransomed by the sweat...
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