Catholicon; or, The Christian philosopher, Volumen5


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Página 275 - But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses, every word may be established.
Página 271 - And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.
Página 95 - ... our venerable brethren, the cardinals of the holy Roman church, we have, with the utmost care and attention, deliberated upon the measures proper to be adopted by our pontifical authority, in order to remedy and abolish this pestilence, as far as possible.
Página 50 - Mozart was forcibly struck by this discourse, by the grave manner in which it was uttered, and by the air of mystery in which the whole was involved. He engaged to write the requiem. The stranger continued: " Employ all your genius on this work, it is destined for a connoisseur."
Página 50 - What time do you require ?" — " A month." — "Very well ; in a month's time I shall return — what price do you set on your work?" — "A hundred ducats."* — The stranger counted them on the table, and disappeared. Mozart remained lost in thought for some time : he then suddenly called for pen, ink and paper, and, in spite of his wife's entreaties, began to write. This rage for composition continued several days ; he wrote day and night, with an...
Página 30 - Be it enacted by the king's most excellent majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords spiritual and temporal and commons in this present parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, that from and after the passing of this act, it shall and may be lawful to and for the...
Página 95 - Wuiek published in the Polish language with a commentary, as well as a copy of the edition of it lately put forth without those annotations, taken from the writings of the holy fathers of our church, or other learned...
Página 50 - I have found it impossible/' said Mozart, " to keep my word" — " Do not give yourself any uneasiness/' replied the stranger ; " what further time do you require?" — "Another month. The work has interested me more than I expected, and I have extended it much beyond what I at first designed." — " In that case, .it is but just to increase the premium ; here are fifty ducats more.
Página 285 - Even in times of public calamity and distress, his irresistible powers of persuasion repeatedly produced contributions exceeding a thousand or twelve hundred pounds at a sermon ; and his hearers, not content with emptying their purses into the plate, sometimes threw in jewels or watches, as earnest of further benefactions.
Página 285 - November 6, 1788, the governors of the general daily schools of several parishes entered into a resolution, " that from the effects which the discourses of the Rev. Walter Blake Kirwan, from the pulpit, have had, his officiating in this metropolis was considered a peculiar national advantage, and that vestries should be called to consider the most effectual method to secure to the city an instrument, under Providence, of so much public benefit.

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