On the Improvement of Society by the Diffusion of Knowledge: Or, An Illustration of the Advantages which Would Result from a More General Dissemination of Rational and Scientific Information Among All Ranks

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Harper, 1833 - 442 páginas

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Página 277 - Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance : behold, he taketh up the isles as a very little thing.
Página 275 - For the children of Israel shall abide many days without a king, and without a prince, and without a sacrifice, and without an image, and without an ephod, and without teraphim: afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the Lord their God, and David their king; and shall fear the Lord and his goodness in the latter days.
Página 276 - The LORD hath prepared his throne in the heavens : and his kingdom ruleth over all.
Página 308 - My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.
Página 333 - Nevertheless, he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave them rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling their hearts with food and gladness.
Página 277 - Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance...
Página 261 - There, said they, is mount Zion, the heavenly Jerusalem, the innumerable company of Angels, and the Spirits of just men made perfect.
Página 281 - But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them -who despitefully use you, and persecute you : that ye may be the children of your Father who is in heaven : for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
Página 276 - Lo, these are parts of his ways; but how little a portion is heard of him?
Página 308 - How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God ! How great is the sum of them ! If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand. When I awake, I am still with thee.

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