Iconology, Or, Emblematic Figures Explained in Original Essays on Moral and Instructive Subjects

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John Harris, St Paul's Church-yard, 1830 - 444 pages

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Page 287 - There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer. For all that do these things are an abomination unto the Lord : and because of these abominations the Lord thy God doth drive them out from before thee.
Page 260 - Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never Is, but always To be blest; The soul, uneasy and confined from home, Rests and expatiates in a life to come.
Page 164 - By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name. 16 But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Page 360 - MECHANICAL POWERS are certain simple instruments employed in raising greater weights, or overcoming greater resistance than could be effected by the direct application of natural strength. They are usually accounted six in number; viz. the Lever, the Wheel and Axle, the Pulley, the Inclined Plane, the Wedge, and the Screw.
Page 282 - Charity suffereth long, and is kind; Charity envieth not; Charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Is not easily provoked, Thinketh no evil...
Page 204 - An opera is a poetical tale, or fiction, represented by vocal and instrumental music, adorned with scenes, machines, and dancing. The supposed persons of this musical drama are generally supernatural...
Page 177 - Whatsoever the mind perceives in itself, or is the immediate object of perception, thought, or understanding, that I call idea; and the power to produce any idea in our mind, I call quality of the subject wherein that power is.
Page 28 - Atmofphere, is carried along with it, and partakes of all its Motions both annual and diurnal. In this Atmofphere the Clouds and Vapours which are exhaled from the Earth, are fufpended and float about.
Page 44 - Gravity, my young friends, is that universal disposition of matter which inclines or carries the lesser part towards the centre of the greater part, which is called weight or gravitation in the lesser body, but attraction in the greater, because it draws, as it were, the lesser body to it. — Thus, all bodies in or near the earth's surface have a tendency, or seeming inclination, to descend towards its middle part or centre ; and but for this principle in nature, the earth (considering its form...

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