A Dissertation on the Principles of Human Eloquence: With Particular Regard to the Style and Composition of the New Testament. In which the Observations on this Subject by the Lord Bishop of Gloucester, in His Discourse on the Doctrine of Grace are Distinctly Considered. Being the Substance of Several Lectures Read in the Oratory-school of Trinity-College, Dublin
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Page 54 - I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell ; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell : God knoweth ;) such an one caught up to the third heaven.
Page 4 - Tell, if ye saw, how came I thus, how here? Not of myself, by some great Maker then, In goodness and in power pre-eminent : Tell me, how may I know him, how adore, From whom I have that thus I move and live, And feel that I am happier than I know.
Page 98 - And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them, and they were sore afraid.
Page 10 - Besides, the communicating of ideas marked by words is not the chief and only end of language, as is commonly supposed. There are other ends, as the raising of some passion, the exciting to or deterring from an action, the putting the mind in some particular disposition...
Page 104 - For the Word of God is quick and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of the soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Page 49 - Therefore let no man glory in men ; for all things are yours ; whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things prefent, or things to come\ all are yours, and ye are CbriJPs, andChriftis God's.
Page 98 - behold,. I bring you good tidings of great joy, which fhall " be to all people. For to you is born this day, in the city of " David, a Saviour, which is Chrift the Lord.
Page 98 - And fuddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly hoft praifing God, and faying, Glory to God in the higheft, and on earth peace, good will towards men...