The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]., Volume 7

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Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

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Page 81 - And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first testament, they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.
Page 433 - Wha will be a traitor knave? Wha can fill a coward's grave? Wha sae base as be a slave? Let him turn and flee! Wha for Scotland's king and law Freedom's sword will strongly draw, Freeman stand or freeman fa', Let him follow me!
Page 99 - Yet the Lord will command His loving-kindness in the daytime, and in the night His song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life.
Page 431 - I will never be silent, and this chancing to be a day that I can hold a pen, I will drag it as long as I am able.
Page 429 - For whom I live, to whom I die, Behold me through thy beams of love, Whilst on this couch of tears I lie ; And cleanse my sordid soul within, By thy Christ's blood, the bath of sin. No...
Page 29 - No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment have I received of my Father. 19 There was a division therefore again among the Jews for these sayings. 20 And many of them said, He hath a devil, and is mad; why hear ye him?
Page 129 - Foster relates, that he happened to see one break very near him, and observed a flash of lightning proceed from it at the moment of its breaking. The conclusion from this is obvious. When the electric matter was discharged from the water, it could no longer be supported by the atmosphere, but immediately fell down. Though water-spouts do not often appear in this country, yet every one must have made an observation somewhat similar to Mr.
Page 479 - Caesar, that they were the judges and arbiters of all differences and disputes, both public and private; took cognizance of murders, inheritances, boundaries and limits, and decreed rewards and punishments. Such as disobeyed their decisions they excommunicated ; which was their principal punishment, the criminal being hereby excluded from all public assemblies, and avoided by all the woi'ld; so that no body durst speak to him for fear of being polluted.
Page 397 - Take back my children ; since it must be so, I will be faithful to my brethren and my God.
Page 423 - Milton vindicated from the Charge of Plagiarism brought against him by Mr. Lauder, and Lauder himself convicted of several forgeries, and gross impositions on the public, by John Douglas, MA.

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