Constable's Miscellany of Original and Selected Publications in the Various Departments of Literature, Science, & the Arts Volume 10

Constable's Miscellany of Original and Selected Publications in the Various Departments of Literature, Science, & the Arts Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...glove--pretend no virtue in it--the glove is my own. I profess not to sell gloves, and we agree for a hundred pounds. I do not know why I may not with a safe conscience take it. The want of that common obvious distinction of Jus praceptivuin and Jus permissivum, does much trouble men. 3. Lady Kent articled with Sir Edward Herbert, that he should come to her when she sent for him, and stay with her as' long as she would have him; to which he set his hand: then he articled with her, that he should go away when he pleased, and stay away as long as he pleased; to which she set her hand. This is the epitome of all the contracts in the world, betwixt man and man, betwixt prince and subject; they keep them as long as they like them, and no longer. IV. DAMNATION. To preach long, loud, and damnation, is the way to be cried up: we love a man that damns us, and we run after him again to save us. If a man had a sore leg, and he should go to an honest judicious chirurgeon, and he should only bid him keep it warm, and anoint with such an oil, an oil well known, that would do the cure; haply, he would not much regard him, because he knows the medicine before-hand an ordinary medicine: but if he should go to a chirurgeon that should tell him, " Your leg will gangrene within three days, and it must be cut off, and you will die, unless you do something that I could tell you;" what listening there would be to this man!"O, for the Lord's sake, tell me what this is; I will give you any content for your pains." v. DEVILS. A person of quality came to my chamber in the Temple, and told me he had two devils in his head, (I wondered what he meant, ) and, just at that time, one of them bid him kill me. With that I began to be afraid, aud thought he was...
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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236633555
  • 9781236633552