Miscellaneous Works of the Late Dr. Arbuthnot, Volume 2

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W. Richardson and L. Urquhart, 1770

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Page 252 - But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day ; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee : Cursed shalt thou be in the city, and cursed shalt thou be in the field.
Page 252 - And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth...
Page 253 - I seem,- mere flesh and blood ; A branching channel, with a mazy flood? The purple stream that through my vessels glides, Dull and unconscious flows like common tides : The pipes through which the circling juices stray, Are not that thinking I, no more than they : This frame compacted with transcendent skill, Of moving joints obedient to my will, Nursed from the fruitful glebe, like yonder tree, Waxes and wastes; I call it mine, not me...
Page 177 - Better is he that laboureth, and aboundeth in all things, than he that boasteth himself, and wanteth bread.
Page 257 - In vain thou hop'ft for blifs on this poor clod, Return, and feek thy Father, and thy God : Yet think not to regain thy native...
Page 149 - The bees have common cities of their own, And common sons ; beneath one law they live, And with one common stock their traffic drive.
Page 238 - C^_ // not then the King above the Laws ? A. By no means : For the Intention of Government being the Security of the Lives, Liberties, and Properties of the Members of the Community, they never can be fuppofed, by the Law of Nature, to give an arbitrary Power over their Perfons and Eftates. King is a Title, which, tranflated into feveral Languages...
Page 212 - Noah, and every living Thing, and all the Cattle, that was with him in the Ark : And GOD made a Wind to pafs over the Earth, and the Waters aflwaged.
Page 235 - Q^ Is it not a Maxim in the Law, that the King can do no Wrong ? A. It is : For, fince Kings do not...
Page 21 - Swear him upon the two operas of Ariadne, alias The Cuckoo and the Nightingale. "Imprimis, you are charged with having bewitched us for the space of twenty years past ; nor do we know where your...

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