Memoirs of Literature, Volume 8

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R. Knaplock
 

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Page 123 - Merchant man (which shall at this time be nameless) that bought the Contents of two noble Libraries for forty shillings price ; a shame it is to be spoken.
Page 99 - And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered. Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered.
Page 82 - Behold, I will bring again the shadow of the degrees, which is gone down in the sun-dial of Ahaz, ten degrees backward. So the sun returned ten degrees, by which degrees it was gone down.
Page 83 - The voice of him that crieth in the wildernefs, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make ftraight in the defert a highway for our God. Every valley fhall be exalted, and every mountain and hill (hall be made low, and the crooked (hall be made ftraight, and the rough places plain.
Page 123 - A prodigious example is this, and to be abhorred of all men which love their nation as they should do. Yea, what may bring our realm to more shame and rebuke than to have it noised abroad that we are despisers of learning ? I judge this to be true, and utter it with heaviness, that neither the Britons under the Romans and Saxons, nor yet the English people under the Danes and Normans had ever such damage of their learned Monuments as we have seen in our time.
Page 158 - Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD ; As I live, surely mine oath that he hath despised, and my covenant that he hath broken, even it will I recompense upon his own head.
Page 153 - Hodkinson's child, because he would have it christened Richard. Snape acquainted Hodkinson with his opinion before-hand, he told him he must change the name, and look out for one in the scripture. But the father not thinking this fancy would be so strongly insisted on, brought his son to church. Snape proceeded in the solemnity till he came to naming the child ; but not being able to prevail for any other name than Richard, refused to administer the sacrament : and thus the child was carried away,...
Page 254 - And he brought him forth abroad, and faid, Look now toward heaven, and tell the ftars, if thou be able to number .them : And he faid unto him, So fhall thy feed be. 6 And he believed in the LORD ; and he counted it to him for righteoufnefs.
Page 139 - Mary, was a holy prophet, and especially beloved of God the Father ; but that he was not the true and living God; forasmuch as he was seen, and lived, hungered and thirsted. 3. That this only is the fruit of Jesus Christ's passion; that whereas we were strangers from God, and had no knowledge of his testament, it pleased God by Christ to bring us to the acknowledging of his holy power by the testament.
Page 211 - when ye pray* use not vain repetitions, as the heathens do, for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

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