The Philomathic journal, Volume 2

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Page 23 - And the tables were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, graven upon the tables.
Page 365 - Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot...
Page 172 - In our halls is hung Armoury of the invincible Knights of old : We must be free or die, who speak the tongue That Shakespeare spake; the faith and morals hold Which Milton held.
Page 424 - Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my latter end be like his.
Page 51 - But the Imagination is conscious of an indestructible dominion ; — • the Soul may fall away from it, not being able to sustain its grandeur ; but, if once felt and acknowledged, by no act of any other faculty of the mind can it be relaxed, impaired, or diminished. — Fancy is given to quicken and to beguile the temporal part of our nature, Imagination to incite and to support the eternal.
Page 441 - Every one knew how laborious the usual method is of attaining to arts and sciences ; whereas, by his contrivance, the most ignorant person, at a reasonable charge, and with a little bodily labour, may write books in philosophy, poetry, politics, law, mathematics, and theology, without the least assistance from genius or study.
Page 38 - In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Page 297 - Therefore is the name of it called Babel ; because the Lord did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the Lord scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.
Page 59 - But because the spirit of man cannot demean itself lively in this body without some recreating intermission of labour and serious things, it were happy for the commonwealth...
Page 441 - The pupils at his command took each of them hold of an iron handle, whereof there were forty fixed round the edges of the frame ; and giving them a sudden turn, the whole disposition of the words was entirely changed. He then commanded...

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