A Collection of the Occasional Papers for the Year ..., Volume 3

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J. Knapton, 1719

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Page 17 - But as for those things that are accessory hereunto, those things that so belong to the way of salvation as to alter them, is no otherwise to change that way, than a path is changed by altering only the uppermost face thereof ; which be it laid with gravel, or set with grass, or paved with stones, remaineth still the same path...
Page 6 - And mufic's power obey. From harmony, from heavenly harmony, This univerfal frame began : From harmony to harmony Through all the compafs of the notes it ran, The diapafon clofing full in man.
Page 10 - And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ. I have fed you with milk, and not with meat : for hitherto ye were not able to bear it. Neither yet now are ye able.
Page 18 - An English author would be all genius. He would reap the fruits of art, but without study, pains or application.
Page 5 - But of all fears, none so dozes and confounds as that of superstition. He fears not the sea that never goes to sea ; nor a battle, that follows not the camp ; nor robbers, that stirs not abroad ; nor malicious informers, that is a poor man ; nor emulation, that leads a private life ; nor earthquakes, that dwells in Gaul ; nor thunderbolts, that dwells in Ethiopia. But he that dreads divine powers dreads everything: the land, the sea, the air, the sky, the dark, the light, a sound, a silence, a dream.
Page 3 - Vis ingentta, the natural Force or Power with which every Being is indued; and this, together with the particular Inclination of the Mind, towards any Bufinefs, or Study, or Way of Life, is what we mean by a Genitti.
Page 11 - Scale they fly, In winding Labyrinths of Harmony ; . By turns they rife and fall, by turns we live and die.
Page 10 - The Declaration of the Lords | Spiritual and Temporal, | in and about the Cities of London and Westminster, Assembled at | Guildhall, llth. Decemb. 1688.
Page 8 - ... afraid of, when alone, especially in the dark. This must be carefully prevented ; for though by this foolish way they may keep them from little faults, yet the remedy is much worse than the disease ; and there are stamped upon their imaginations ideas that follow them with terror and affrightment Such bugbear thoughts, once got into the tender minds of children, and being set on with a strong impression from the dread that accompanies such apprehensions, sink deep, and fasten themselves so, as...
Page 11 - Proceed, sweet charmer of the ear! Proceed ; and through the mellow flute,

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