Tradition, Principally with Reference to Mythology and the Law of Nations

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Burns, Oates & Company, 1872 - 431 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 389 - For when Moses had spoken every precept to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of calves, and of goats, with water, and scarlet wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book, and all the people, saying, This is the blood of the testament which God hath enjoined unto you.
الصفحة 373 - For there are in nature certain fountains of justice, whence all civil laws are derived but as streams; and like as waters do take tinctures and tastes from the soils through which they run, so do civil laws vary according to the regions and governments where they are planted, though they proceed from the same fountains.
الصفحة 147 - On every side encountered ; in despite Of the gross fictions chanted in the streets By wandering Rhapsodists ; and in contempt Of doubt and bold denial hourly urged Amid the wrangling schools — a SPIRIT hung, Beautiful region ! o'er thy towns and farms, Statues and temples, and memorial tombs...
الصفحة 7 - A great multitude of people are continually talking of the Law of Nature; and then they go on giving you their sentiments about what is right and what is wrong; and these sentiments, you are to understand, are so many chapters and sections of the Law of Nature.
الصفحة 384 - Venice came next in antiquity. But the republic of Venice was modern when compared with the papacy ; and the republic of Venice is gone, and the papacy remains. The papacy remains, not in decay, not a mere antique, but full of life and youthful vigour. The Catholic church...
الصفحة 155 - And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so. And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.
الصفحة 56 - This notion, of an actually existing unconnected state of nature, is too wild to be seriously admitted: and besides it is plainly contradictory to the revealed accounts of the primitive origin of mankind, and their preservation two thousand years afterwards ; both which were effected by the means of single families.

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