Anonymiana; or, Ten centuries of observations on various authors and subjects, by a late divine [S. Pegge. Ed. by J. Nichols].

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Seite 189 - He shall feed his flock like a shepherd, he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.
Seite 109 - Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
Seite 13 - The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Seite 37 - Ut queant laxis resonare fibris Mira gestorum famuli tuorum, Solve polluti labii reatum, Sancte Johannes.
Seite 21 - Laudo Deum verum, plebem voco, congrego clerum: Defunctos ploro, pestem fugo, festa decoro.
Seite 313 - And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart : and thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up. And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thine hand, and they shall be as frontlets between thine eyes. And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and on thy gates.
Seite 58 - When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by forcing an axe against them : for thou mayest eat of them, and thou shalt not cut them down (for the tree of the field is man's life) to employ them in the siege : only the trees which thou knowest that they be not trees for meat, thou shalt destroy and cut them down ; and thou shalt build bulwarks against the city that maketh war with thee, until it be subdued.
Seite 24 - University by way of reprisal for their scandalous invasion of our right, than by law, which reasons will not hold good as to any other persons who shall take the same liberty. As you are a man of character, I had rather satisfy you of our right by argument than by the expence of a Chancery suit, which will be the method we shall take with any one who shall attack our property in this or any other copy that we have fairly bought and paid for.
Seite 272 - Dinon informs us, that the kings of Persia used to have water fetched from the Nile and the Danube, and put among their treasures, as a proof of the extent of their dominions, and their being masters of the world. The entrance into Persia was difficult, on account of the roughness of the country in that part, and because the passes were guarded by the bravest of the Persians; for Darius had taken refuge there. But a man, who spoke both Greek and Persian, having a Lycian to his father and a Persian...
Seite 180 - The Precentor and Prebendary of Alton Borealis in the Church of Salisbury." Some decyphering is required in these cases as to the readers ; while the writers themselves have a key whereby to explain and open the latent meaning, and to claim, upon occasion, their own works. In regard to sham or assumed names, some are absolutely such. Mons. Le Clerc, in his edition of "Cornelius Severus," in 1703, called himself Theodorns Gorallus.

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