Elements of Rhetoric: Comprising the Substance of the Article in the Encyclopaedia Metropolitana ; with Additions, &c

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Brown, Shattuck, 1833 - 347 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 318 - And there came thither certain Jews from Antioch and Iconium, who persuaded the people, and, having stoned Paul, drew him out of the city, supposing he had been dead.
الصفحة 188 - Consider the lilies how they grow : they toil not, they spin not ; and yet I say unto you, that boloтоп in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
الصفحة 318 - And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep.
الصفحة 149 - was " to the Jews a stumbling-block, and to the Greeks, foolishness." The total change required in all the notions, habits, and systems of conduct in the first converts, constituted an obstacle to the reception of the new religion, which no other that has prevailed ever had to contend with.
الصفحة 340 - Scripture moveth us in sundry places to acknowledge and confess our manifold sins and wickedness ; and that we should not dissemble nor cloke them before the face of Almighty God our heavenly Father ; but confess them with an humble, lowly, penitent, and obedient heart; to the end that we may obtain forgiveness of the same, by his infinite goodness and mercy.
الصفحة 267 - And all men that see it shall say, This hath God done ; for they shall perceive that it is his work. 10 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord, and put his trust in him ; and all they that are true of heart shall be glad.
الصفحة 114 - IF you should see a flock of pigeons in a field of corn ; and if (instead of each picking where and what it liked, taking just as much as it wanted, and no more) you should see ninety-nine of them gathering all they got, into a heap ; reserving nothing for themselves, but the chaff and the refuse ; keeping this heap for one, and that the weakest, perhaps...
الصفحة 230 - We came to our journey's end — at last — • with no small difficulty — -after much fatigue — through deep roads — and bad weather.
الصفحة 218 - By this wise prejudice we are taught to look with horror on those children of their country who are prompt rashly to hack that aged parent in pieces and put him into the kettle of magicians, in hopes that by their poisouous weeds and wild incantations they may regenerate the paternal constitution and renovate their father's life.
الصفحة 342 - ... to set forth his most worthy praise, to hear his most holy Word, and to ask those things which are requisite and necessary, as well for the body as the soul. Wherefore I pray and beseech you, as many as are here present, to accompany me with a pure heart, and humble voice, unto the throne of the heavenly grace, saying after me ; ' A General Confession* to be said of the whole Congregation after the Minister, all kneeling.

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