The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4
Vernor and Hood; John Walker; Cuthell and Martin; W.J. and J. Richardson; Longman and Rees; R. Lea; and J. and A. Arch. ; T. Maiden, printer, Sherbourn-Lane, 1804
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
able appear beautiful believe body British called cause character church common consider considerable conversation death desire discover duty enemies England English eyes fall female figure forced French gave give given greater greatest hand happy head heart honour hope instances interest keep kind king kingdom ladies late laws learned least less letter lion live look majesty manner matter means mention method mind nature never obliged observe occasion particular party passed person pleased political present prince principles proper raised reader reason rebellion received regard reign religion remarkable represented Roman says sense short side speak subjects taken tell thing thought tion told turn virtue whole woman women writing
Page 356 - Yet, when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best.
Page 63 - ... behold, I have done according to thy words: lo, I have given thee a wise and an understanding heart, so that there was none like thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee. "And I have also given thee that which thou hast not asked, both riches and honour, so that there shall not be any among the kings like unto thee all thy days.
Page 359 - But the Jews stirred up the devout and honourable women, and the chief men of the city, and raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them out of their coasts.
Page 62 - O LORD my God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David my father: and I am but a little child: I know not how to go out or come in.
Page 62 - Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad...
Page 223 - And Hazael said. But what, is thy servant a dog, that he should do this great thing?
Page 111 - A GOOD conscience is to the soul what health is to the body : it preserves a constant ease and serenity within us, and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can possibly befal us.
Page 175 - Timogenes would have scorned to have betrayed a secret that was intrusted with him, though the fate of his country depended upon the discovery of it. Timogenes took away the life of a young fellow, in a duel, for having spoken ill of Belinda, a lady whom he himself had seduced in her youth, and betrayed into want and ignominy.
Page 427 - It came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the Lord; and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of music, and praised the Lord, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever...