Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books, Volume 3

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F. C. & J. Rivington, 1808

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Page 80 - Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why cumbereth it the ground? And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it: and if it bear fruit, well: and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.
Page 118 - MANY a time have they fought against me from my youth \ up, may Israel now say; 2 Yea, many a time have they vexed me from my youth up; but they have not prevailed against me.
Page 81 - Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to the Lord. Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.
Page 70 - Their sound is gone out into all lands : and their words into the ends of the world. 5 In them hath he set a tabernacle for...
Page 125 - Ane Compendious Booke of Godly and Spirituall Songs, collectit out of sundrie Partes of the Scripture, with sundrie of other Ballates, changed out of Prophaine Sanges for avoyding of Sinne and Harlotrie, with Augmentation!! of sundrie Gude and Godly Ballates, not contained in the first Edition.
Page 108 - A Wedding Ring, Fit for the Finger; or, The Salve of Divinity, on the Sore of Humanity. With Directions to those Men that want Wives, how to choose them ; and to those Women that have Husbands, how to use them. A Sermon at a Wedding in Edmonton.
Page 85 - ERASTUS SENIOR scholastically demonstrating this conclusion, that, (admitting their Lambeth records for true), those called Bishops here in England are no Bishops, either in order or jurisdiction, or so much as legal; in answer to Mason, Heylin, and Bramhall.
Page 80 - I have seen thine adulteries, and thy neighings, the lewdness of thy whoredom, and thine abominations on the hills in the fields. Woe unto thee, O Jerusalem ! wilt thou not be made clean? when shall it once be?
Page 94 - CHRYSOMESON, GOLDEN MEAN. Or a middle way for Christians to walk by, wherein all seekers of truth, and shakers in the faith, may find the true religion, in depending upon mans invention, and be established therein.
Page 101 - But of all qualities, a woman must not have one quality of a ship, and that is, too much rigging. Oh ! what a wonder it is to see a ship under saile, with her tacklings and her masts, and her tops, and...

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