The history of the Druids. Cicero illustratus. De inventione typographiae. De Jordano Bruno. Jordano Bruno's Innumerable worlds. Books ascribed to the apostles, & c. Secret history of the South-sea
J. Whiston, S. Baker, and J. Robinson, 1747
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第 lxxvi 頁 - An Act for the better securing the dependency of the kingdom of Ireland upon the crown of Great Britain.
第 xxxvi 頁 - Some Reflections on that part of a Book called Amyntor, or a Defence of Milton's Life, written by Toland, which relates to the Writings of the Primitive Fathers and the Canon of the New Testament, in a Letter to a Friend.
第 xxv 頁 - T is, at last, driven out of our kingdom ; the poor gentleman, by his imprudent management, had raised such an universal outcry, that it was even dangerous for a man to have been known once to converse •with him. This made all wary men of reputation decline seeing him; insomuch that at last he wanted a meal's meat, (as I am told,) and none would admit him to their tables. The little...
第 xxx 頁 - AMYNTOR : or, a defence of Milton's life. Containing I. A general apology for all writings of that kind. II. A catalogue of books attributed in the primitive times to Jesus Christ, his apostles and other eminent persons : with several important remarks and observations relating to the canon of Scripture.
第 45 頁 - ... and of this Toland himself was, in some measure, aware, when he said that " notwithstanding the long state of barbarity in which that nation hath lain, and after all the rebellions and wars with which the kingdom has been harassed, they (the Irish) have incomparably more ancient materials of that kind for their history, to which even their mythology is not unserviceable, than either the English, or the French, or any other European nation with whose ancient manuscripts I have any acquaintance.
第 346 頁 - ... utmoft bottom, whence, as by the hand of an artificer, things are irreparably ftruck into nothing. There are no ends, limits, margins, or walls, that keep back or fubftrad any parcel of the infinite abundance of things. Thence it is, that the earth and fea are ever equally fertile, and thence the perpetual brightness of the fun ; eternal fuel circulating to thofe devouring fires, and a fupply of waters being eternally furnifh'd to the evaporated feas, from the infinite and ever renewing magazine...
第 89 頁 - Seaforis and the Elements, particularly to the Sea and the Winds, as appears by the rudder in the middle.
第 317 頁 - I had an eye to him, does menace me; another, for being only observed, does assault me ; for coming near this man, he bites me ; and for laying hold of that other, he devours me. 'Tis not one who treats me in this manner, nor are they a few; they are many, and almost all.
第 58 頁 - Many of them also which used curious arts brought their books together, and burned them before all men: and they counted the price of them, and found if fifty thousand pieces of silver.
第 122 頁 - ... as if they should be very sorry to be set free. Nor will I grudge telling here, what, of all these matters, appeared the most absurd to me : the painter finding no place where to fix the extreme links of the chains, the right hand being occupied with a club, and the left with a bow, he made a hole in the tip of the god's tongue, who turns smiling towards those he he leads, and painted them as drawn from thence.