The History of the Works of the Learned ..., Volume 12

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J. Robinson, 1742
Containing impartial accounts and accurate abstracts of the most valuable books published in Great Britain and foreign parts ...

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Page 282 - Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren; and the Spirit of the Lord came upon David from that day forward.
Page 348 - Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided : they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions. Ye daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet, with other delights, who put on ornaments of gold upon your apparel.
Page 348 - From the blood of the slain, from the fat of the mighty; the bow of Jonathan turned not back, and the sword of Saul returned not empty. Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.
Page 428 - As the poised ocean to the attracting Moon Obedient swells, and every headlong stream Devolves its winding waters to the main ; So all things which have life aspire to God, The sun of being, boundless, unimpair'd...
Page 287 - Thy servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion and a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock. And I went out after him, and smote him and delivered it out of his mouth ; and when he arose against me, I caught him by his beard, and smote him, and slew him. Thy servant slew both the lion and the bear ; and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be as one of them, seeing he hath defied the armies of the living God.
Page 335 - And the Lord hath done to him as he spake by me: for the Lord hath rent the kingdom out of thine hand, and given it to thy neighbour, even to David : Because thou obeyedst not the voice of the Lord, nor executedst his fierce wrath upon Amalek, therefore hath the Lord done this thing unto thee this day.
Page 348 - Jonathan, thou wast slain in thine high places. I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan: very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women. How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished!
Page 118 - Hales was chief baron of the Exchequer, by means of his great learning even against his inclination, he did the crown more justice in that court than any others in his place had done with all their good will and less knowledge. But his lordship knew also his foible which was leaning towards the popular...
Page 348 - The beauty of Israel is slain upon thy high places : how are the mighty fallen ! Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon ; lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.
Page 253 - Bridgman would not agree to it, as against Magna Charta, which says that the Common Pleas shall be held in certo loco, or in a certain place, with which the distance of an inch from that place is inconsistent, and all the pleas would be coram non judice.

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