The History of the Works of the Learned ..., Volume 6
J. Robinson, 1739 - Bibliography
Containing impartial accounts and accurate abstracts of the most valuable books published in Great Britain and foreign parts ...
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Page 80 - The Lord, ye know, is God indeed ; Without our aid he did us make : We are his flock, he doth us feed, And for his sheep he doth us take.
Page 399 - I may venture to affirm of the rest of mankind that they are nothing but a bundle or collection of different perceptions which succeed each other with an inconceivable rapidity and are in a perpetual flux and movement.
Page 106 - At my first sitting to read to him, observing that I used the English pronunciation, he told me if I would have the benefit of the Latin tongue, not only to read and understand Latin authors, but to converse with foreigners, either abroad or at home, I must learn the foreign pronunciation.
Page 403 - I dine, I play a game of backgammon, I converse, and am merry with my friends; and when after three or four hours...
Page 355 - There is no question of importance whose decision is not comprised in the science of man; and there is none which can be decided with any certainty before we become acquainted with that science. In pretending therefore to explain the principles of human nature, we in effect propose a complete system of the sciences built on a foundation almost entirely new, and the only one upon which they can stand with any security.
Page 382 - A cause is an object precedent and contiguous to another, and so united with it, that the idea of the one determines the mind to form the idea of the other, and the impression of the one to form a more lively idea of the other.
Page 154 - I do believe the whole company saw it; and if it had been thought a doubt, proof would have been made of it, and many would have attested with me.
Page 118 - The tenure of Kings and Magistrates; proving that it is lawful, and hath been held so through all ages, for any, who have the power, to call to account a Tyrant or wicked King, and after due conviction, to depose and put him to death ; if the ordinary magistrate have neglected or denied to do it.
Page 401 - I run into the crowd for shelter and warmth, but cannot prevail with myself to mix with such deformity. I call upon others to join me, in order to make a company apart, but no one will hearken to me. Every one keeps at a distance, and dreads that storm which beats upon me from every side.