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Page 149 - This Being governs all things, not as the soul of the world, but as Lord over all; and on account of his dominion he is wont to be called Lord God...
Page 120 - This made him more irresolute than the conjuncture of his affairs would admit : if he had been of a rougher and more imperious nature, he would have found more respect and duty. And his not applying some severe cures to approaching evils proceeded from the lenity of his nature, and the tenderness of his conscience, which, in all cases of blood, made him choose...
Page 239 - I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob ; now God is not the God of the dead, but of the living.
Page 121 - And if he were not the greatest king, if he were without some parts and qualities which have made some kings great and happy, no other prince was ever unhappy who was possessed of half his virtues and endowments, and so much without any kind of vice.
Page 19 - Nè di lui ch' a tal nodo mi distrigne. Vedete ben quanti color dipigne Amor sovente in mezzo del mio volto, E potrete pensar qual dentro fammi, Là 've dì e notte stammi Addosso col poder e' ha in voi raccolto, Luci beate e liete; Se non che 'l veder voi stesse v' è tolto: Ma quante volte a me vi rivolgete, Conoscete in altrui quel che voi siete.
Page 151 - His perfections ; but we reverence and adore Him on account of His dominion. For we adore Him as His servants ; and a God without dominion, providence, and final causes is nothing else but Fate and Nature.
Page 23 - Des flatteurs , des valets , des plaisants détestables, Des jeunes gens d'un ton, d'une stupidité!.. Des femmes d'un caprice, et d'une fausseté!.. Des prétendus esprits souffrir la suffisance , Et la grosse...
Page 19 - 1 suo aspetto giova a consentir ciò che par maraviglia ; onde la nostra fede è aiutata : però fu tal da -etterno ordinata. Cose appariscon ne lo suo aspetto che mostran de...
Page 13 - ... imposed upon them, without their consent given either by themselves or their representatives ; and it may easily be shewn, that man, by the constitution of his nature, never subsists a free and independent being, from the first to the last moment of his residence on this terrestrial globe ; where, during the first nine months of his existence, he is confined in a dark and sultry prison, debarred from light and air ; till at length, by an habeas corpus brought by the hand of some kind deliverer,...