De Quincey's Writings, 第 10 卷

Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1853

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第 44 頁 - Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths : but I say unto you, Swear not at all : neither by heaven ; for it is God's throne : nor by the earth ; for it is his footstool...
第 83 頁 - I am the Lord; that is my name; and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images.
第 128 頁 - Quicquid agunt homines, votum, timor, ira, voluptas, Gaudia, discursus, nostri est farrago libelli...
第 41 頁 - And as for their piety towards God, it is very extraordinary; for before sun-rising they speak not a word about profane matters, but put up certain prayers, which they have received from their forefathers, as if they made a supplication for its rising.
第 83 頁 - They are upright as the palm tree, but speak not: they must needs be borne, because they cannot go. Be not afraid of them ; for they cannot do evil, neither also is it in them to do good.
第 45 頁 - ... with the company of a foreigner. They are long-lived also, insomuch that many of them live above a hundred years, by means of the simplicity of their diet, nay, as I think, by means of the regular course of life they observe also.
第 329 頁 - Then ceased for ever, by the Furies tied, His fateful voice. The intrepid chief replied With unabated rage—" So let it be ! Portents and prodigies are lost on me. I know my fate : to die, to see no more My much-loved parents, and my native shore — Enough — when heaven ordains, I sink in night : Now perish Troy ! " He said, and rush'd to fight.
第 39 頁 - Essens reject pleasures as an evil, but esteem continence, and the conquest over our passions, to be virtue. They neglect wedlock, but choose out other persons...
第 44 頁 - They are eminent for fidelity, and are the ministers of peace; whatsoever they say also is firmer than an oath; but swearing is avoided by them, and they esteem it worse than perjury; for they say, that he who cannot be believed without [swearing by] God, is already condemned.
第 83 頁 - ... and thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, " This is the way, walk ye in it," when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.