The Miscellaneous Works of Richard Linnecar, of Wakefield

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T. Wright, 1789 - 300 pages

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Page 258 - Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.
Page 260 - ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who art •*• always more ready to hear than we to pray, and art wont to give more than either we desire or deserve ; Pour down upon us the abundance of thy mercy ; forgiving us those things whereof our conscience is afraid, and giving us those good things which we are not worthy to ask, but through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ, thy Son, our Lord.
Page 262 - But will God indeed dwell on the earth .' Behold the heaven, and the heaven of heavens, cannot contain thee ; how much less this house that I have builded...
Page 239 - Let there be light !" — the Almighty spoke, Refulgent streams from chaos broke, To illume the rising earth ! Well pleas'd the great Jehovah stood, The power supreme pronounc'd it good, And gave the planets birth ! In choral numbers Masons join, To bless and praise this light...
Page 259 - Lay not thy hand upon the lad ; for now I know that thou fearest God, because thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son, from him.
Page 257 - I return thither; the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away ; blefied be the name of the Lord.
Page 252 - ... honesty or fidelity, and adds, when they promised anything of old, they gave their hand upon it, as we do now, and therefore she is represented as giving her hand, and sometimes as only two hands conjoined. Chartarius...
Page 218 - Whilfl others run mad, when they find out their wives, Like horn-giggs they whip them each day of their lives. Derry down.
Page 248 - Faul mentions that Moses exceedingly quaked and feared on mount Sinai; but we do not find it so recorded any where in the old Testament.
Page 258 - Ifaac laid to his father, father here is the altar and the fire, but where is the lamb for the burnt offering?

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