A New History of England,: By Question and Answer,

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J. Buckland; J. Rivington and Sons; W. Strahan; ... [and 10 others], 1777 - 390 pages
 

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Page 5 - ... touching scenes of Scripture celebrities meeting in heaven and discoursing of their experience on earth. Part Third DEMONSTRATES THE INTEREST WHICH THOSE IN HEAVEN FEEL IN EARTH, AND PROVES, WITH REMARKABLE CLEARNESS, THAT SUCH AN INTEREST EXISTS NOT ONLY WITH THE ALMIGHTY AND AMONG THE ANGELS, BUT ALSO AMONG THE SPIRITS OF DEPARTED FRIENDS. We unhesitatingly give our opinion that this volume is one of the most delightful productions of a religious character which has appeared for some time;...
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Page 5 - The author of the volume before us endeavours to describe what heaven Is, as shown by the light of reason and Scripture; and we promise the reader many charming pictures of heavenly bliss, founded upon undeniable authority, and ' described with the pen of a dramatist, which cannot fail to elevate the soul as well as to delight the imagination Part Second proves, in a manner as beautiful as it is convincing, the DOCTRINE OF THE RECOGNITION OF...
Page 5 - FRIENDS IN HEAVEN, — a subject of which the author makes much, introducing many touching scenes of Scripture celebrities meeting in heaven and discoursing of their experience on earth. Part Third DEMONSTRATES...
Page 5 - ... shown by the light of reason and Scripture; and we promise the reader many charming pictures of heavenly bliss, founded upon undeniable authority, and described with the pen of a dramatist, which cannot fail to elevate the soul as well as to delight the imagination. ..... Part Second proves, in a manner as beautiful as it is convincing, the DOCTRINE...
Page 274 - The commons, having granted the supplies, ordered a bill to be brought in for securing the freedom of parliaments, by limiting the number of officers in the house of commons, and it passed through both houses with little difficulty.
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Page 248 - State to which they may be called; and having seriously weighed the prejudice that has accrued to the said Universities from this defect, persons of foreign nations being often employed in the education and tuition of youth both at home and in their travels...
Page 248 - Studies can be there compleated, and Opportunities frequently lost to the Crown of employing and encouraging Members of the two Universities, by conferring on them such Employments, both at home and abroad, as necessarily require a competent Skill in writing and speaking the modern Languages...

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