The British Apollo: Containing Two Thousand Answers to Curious Questions in Most Arts and Sciences, Serious, Comical, and Humorous, Approved of by Many of the Most Learned and Ingenious of Both Universities, and of the Royal-Society

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J. Bettenham, 1726 - 1056 pages
 

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Page 101 - So Moses the servant of the LORD died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the LORD. And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab, over against Beth-peor: but no man knoweth of his sepulchre unto this day.
Page 330 - Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory, and honour, and power ; for thou haft created all things, and for thy pleafure they are, and were created.
Page 58 - And in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone. 12 And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God. 13 And when the devil had ended all the temptation, he departed from him for a season.
Page 105 - The Spirit of the LORD GOD is upon Me, becaufe the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek : He hath fent Me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prifon to them that are bound...
Page 212 - Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holy day, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days : which are a shadow of things to come ; but the body is of Christ.
Page iii - Containing Two Thousand Answers to Curious Questions In Most Arts and Sciences, Serious, Comical, and Humorous: Approved of by many of the most Learned and Ingenious of both Universities, and of the Royal Society. Perform'd by a Society of Gentlemen.
Page 251 - Hereby perceive we the love of God, becaufe he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
Page 106 - It may not improperly be derived from a memorable transaction happening between the Romans and Sabines, mentioned by Dionysius, which was thus : the Romans, about the infancy of the city, wanting wives, and finding they could not obtain the neighbouring women by their peaceable addresses, resolved to make use of a stratagem ; and, accordingly, Romulus...
Page 236 - However, to their eternal honor be it spoken, they have often been known to encounter a sort of cannibals, to whose assaults they are often subject, not fictitious, but real man-eaters, and that with a lance but two inches long; nay, and although they go armed no further than their middle finger.
Page 236 - ... carried in the other hand, all which they bore with a philosophical resignation. Thus, eight not being able to deal with one woman, by consequence could not make a man, on which account a ninth is added.

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