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Стр. 295 - ... the inquiry of truth, which is the love-making or wooing of it, the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, and the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it, is the sovereign good of human nature.
Стр. 41 - Scotch accent; his manners gentle, modest, unassuming. In a company where he was not known, unless spoken to, he might have tranquilly passed the whole time in pursuing his own meditations. But this could not well happen; for, in point of fact, everybody practically knew the infinite variety of his talents and stores of knowledge. When Mr.
Стр. 150 - All present seemed to give a fearful attention. Why, I did not then well know, and, in a day or two, these things were almost forgotten by me; but the rest of the party heard, no doubt, in this young man's narrative, the distant, though as yet faint rising of the storm which, a year later, was to burst upon France and, in its course, to desolate Europe.
Стр. 87 - ... the carriage ; his surprise was extreme in seeing carriage after carriage in an almost interminable procession. He was alone, and could not speak; he could only gaze in astonishment. The procession at last wound slowly off. After pursuing the road for many miles towards London, it at last appeared to stop at the door of a church.
Стр. 149 - I well remember my astonishment at his full dress in the highest adornment of Parisian fashion ; but I noticed, as a remarkable thing, that the company (which consisted of some of the first men in Europe) all with one accord gathered round him, and asked innumerable questions, the drift of which I did not fully understand. It was wonderful to me to see Dr. Priestley, Dr. Withering, Mr. Watt, Mr.
Стр. 38 - Mecaenas, even as a child, I used to feel when Dr. Priestley entered after him, that the glory of the one was terrestrial, that of the other celestial ; and utterly far as I am removed from a belief of the sufficiency of Dr.
Стр. 1 - The aged Christian stands upon the shore Of Time a storehouse of experience Filled with the treasures of rich heavenly lore ; I love to sit and hear him draw from thence Sweet recollections of his journey past — A journey crowned with blessings to the last.
Стр. 37 - Anne, go and catch that snake,' which, after some trouble, and thinking all the while of little Harry Sandford and Tommy Merton, I succeeded in accomplishing. We were wondering where it could have come from, when Dr. Stoke said that, as he was riding along, he had seen the poor animal frozen on a bank, and put it in his pocket to •dissect, but the snake had thawed and escaped from his pocket. The doctor praised me very much for my prowess, and as a reward he made me a present of my prisoner, which...
Стр. 40 - was tall and of a noble appearance. His temperament was "sanguine, with that slight mixture of phlegmatic which gives calmness and " dignity. His manners were eminently open and cordial ; he took the lead in "conversations, and with a social heart had a grandiose manner, like that arising " from position, wealth, and habitual command ; he went among his people like a "monarch bestowing largess.