2 edition of A brief retrospect of the eighteenth century. found in the catalog.
No more published.
|Statement||Printed by T. and J. Swords, no. 160 Pearl-street|
|Publishers||Printed by T. and J. Swords, no. 160 Pearl-street|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 55 p. :|
|Number of Pages||40|
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Christian weapons not carnal but spiritual : a sermondelivered in the Second Presbyterian Churchin the city of BaltimoreOctober 13, 1826at the installation of the Reverend John Breckinridgeas colleague with the ReverendD.
Samuel Miller the sonsometimes addressed as Jr.
Millar in the Strand, MDCCLVII. The virtue of the vice, the knowledge or the ignorance, the discoveries or the destructions, which we personally witness, or of which we have recently heard, are apt to impress us more deeply, and to be estimated more highly in the history of man, than their real importance deserves. WE have now made a hasty tour through one of the departments of the subject which we undertook to examine.
We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves.
Out of these it will only be possible to select a few of the most conspicuous and striking, and to display each with the utmost brevity.
The simplicity, pleasantness, universal readiness of access, and um questionable efficacy of this remedy, will, it is to be hoped, soon recommend it to general use.
The smallest acquaintance with history is sufficient to convince any one that this is a just representation.
These Arts exercised, improved, and enlarged their Understandings. YET whoever reflects upon the numerous Forces he commands; upon all the Places he hath wrested from the Republic, and then concludes, that Philip is not without Difficulty to be conquered, indeed concludes justly. An Argument of much Probability, that the Laws and Institutions of different Countries are generally founded upon the original Manners and Genius of their People. THE oldest historian in the world, and the only one in whose information and faithfulness we can place unlimited confidence, tells us, that, in the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth, he said— -Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven, to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and for years.
A brief retrospect of th eighteenth century.
A sermon delivered in the Middle Church, New Haven, Con.
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How numerous the difficulties, then, of estimating the operations and the progress of the human race for an hundred years! A sermon, delivered February 5, 1799 : recommended by the clergy of the city of New-York, to be observed as a day of Thanksgiving, humiliation, and prayer : on account of the removal of a malignant and mortal disease, which has prevailed in the city some time before• Of the Natureof Liberty in General.
Multitudes of writers toiled, not for the promotion of science, nor even with a governing view to advance their own reputaiton, but for the market.