Free Thoughts Upon Methodists, Actors, and the Influence of the Stage: With an Introductory Letter to Mrs.----, of -----Castle, Glamorganshire, Upon the Origin of the Drama, &c. &c. &c
Author and J. Craggs, 1814 - 206 頁
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第 103 頁 - Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them ; as it is written, the people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.
第 190 頁 - Judge not, and ye shall not be judged : condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned : forgive, and ye shall be forgiven : give, and it shall be given unto you : good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.
第 65 頁 - Hear the word of the Lord, ye children of Israel : for the Lord hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.
第 201 頁 - Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths. For she hath cast down many wounded : yea, many strong men have been slain by her. Her house is the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death.
第 163 頁 - But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.
第 201 頁 - Therefore came I forth to meet thee, Diligently to seek thy face, And I have found thee.
第 56 頁 - TRAGEDY, as it was anciently composed, hath been ever held the gravest, moralest, and most profitable of all other poems ; therefore said by Aristotle to be of power, by raising pity and fear, or terror, to purge the mind of those and such like passions, that is, to temper and reduce them to just measure with a kind of delight, stirred up by reading or seeing those passions well imitated.
第 6 頁 - About three in the morning, as we were continuing instant in prayer, the power of God came mightily upon us, insomuch that many cried out for exceeding joy, and many fell to the ground. As soon as we were recovered a little from that awe and amazement at the presence of his Majesty, we broke out with one voice, "We praise thee, O God; we acknowledge thee to be the Lord.