The Life of Richard Bentley, D.D.: Master of Trinity College, and Regius Professor of Divinity in the University of Cambridge, Volume 1

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J.G. & F. Rivington, 1833 - Scholars

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Page 341 - A Discourse of Freethinking, occasioned by the rise and growth of a Sect called Freethinkers...
Page 62 - Epistles, both living near the same time, which was that of Cyrus and Pythagoras. As the first has been agreed by all ages since for the greatest master in his kind, and all others of that sort have been but imitations of his original ; so I think the Epistles of Phalaris to have more grace, more spirit, more force of wit and genius, than any others I have ever seen, either ancient or modern.
Page 94 - Every true critic is a hero born, descending in a direct line from a celestial stem...
Page 399 - ... so exactly agree word for word, and, what at first amazed me, order for order, that no two tallies nor two indentures can agree better.
Page 378 - The King, observing with judicious eyes, The state of both his universities, To Oxford sent a troop of horse ; and why ? That learned body wanted loyalty : To Cambridge books he sent, as well discerning How much that loyal body wanted learning.
Page 14 - Theodotian, that occur in the whole Bible. This he made for his own use, to know the Hebrew, not from the late rabbins, but from the ancient versions ; when, bating Arabic, Persic, and Ethiopic, he read over the whole Polyglot.
Page 351 - Et nos tela, pater, ferrumque haud debile dextra Spargimus ; et nostro sequitur de vulnere sanguis. Longe illi dea mater erit, quae nube fugac•em Feminea tegat et vanis sese occulat umbris.
Page 319 - Horace, in Latin and English ; with a Translation of Dr. Ben-ley's Notes. To which are added Notes upon Notes. In 24 parts complete. By several hands. 1713.
Page 44 - When I wrote my Treatise about our System *, I had an eye upon such principles as might work with considering men for the belief of a Deity, and nothing can rejoice me more than to find it useful for that purpose.
Page 83 - You feel, by the emptiness and deadness of them, that you converse with some dreaming pedant with his elbow on his desk; not with an active, ambitious tyrant, with his hand on his sword, commanding a million of subjects.

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