On the Improvement of Society by the Diffusion of Knowledge: Or, An Illustration of the Advantages which Would Result from a More General Dissemination of Rational and Scientific Information Among All Ranks
Waugh and Innes, 1833 - 542 sider
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Side 336 - For the children of Israel shall abide many days without a king, and without a prince, and without a sacrifice, and without an image, and without an ephod, and without teraphim: afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the Lord their God, and David their king; and shall fear the Lord and his goodness in the latter days.
Side 335 - And among these nations shalt thou find no ease, neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest: but the LORD shall give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind: And thy life shall hang in doubt before thee ; and thou shalt fear day and night, and shalt have none assurance of thy life: In the morning thou shalt say, Would God it were even!
Side 338 - The LORD hath prepared his throne in the heavens : and his kingdom ruleth over all.
Side 341 - Marvel not at this ; for the hour is coming, in which all that are in their graves shall hear his voice, and shall come forth-; they that have done good to the resurrection of life ; and they that have done evil to the resurrection of damnation,"
Side 380 - My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.
Side 381 - How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! How great is the sum of them ! If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand : When I awake, I am still with thee.
Side 341 - The hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear the voice of the Son of God, and shall come forth ; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life, and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.
Side 414 - Nevertheless, he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave them rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling their hearts with food and gladness.
Side 338 - Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance...