The Juvenile Magazine; Or, Miscellaneous Repository of Useful Information Volume 4

The Juvenile Magazine; Or, Miscellaneous Repository of Useful Information Volume 4

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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. 1802 edition. Excerpt: ...Hadad, and Jereboam, and prepared for a war upon going to his grave; so did King James, kastly, before any hostile act we read of in the history, King Solomon died in peace, when he had lived about sixty year's; and so you know did King James." One would think this had been enough of all conscience; but the Right Reverend Preach er proceeds " to polish and resine the members of this statue in their division and particular." " In his style," fays he, " you may observe the Ecclefiastes; in his figures the Canticles; in his sentences the Proverbs; and in his whole discourse reliquium-verborum Solomonis, all the rest that was admirable in the eloquence of Solomon. From his sayings I come to his doings, uts fecerit, all that he did. Every action of his facred Majesty was a virtue, and a miracle to exempt him from any parallel amongst the modern kings and princes. Of all the Christian kings that ever I read of, he was the most constant patron of churches and churchmen. I will speak it boldly, in the presence here of God and men, that I believe in my soul and conscience, there never lived a more constant, resolute, and settled Protestant, in point of doctrine, than our late sovereign. Through all Europe, no more question was made of his being just, than of his being King. He was resolute enough, and somewhat too forward in those unapproachable places (the Highlands) scattering his enemies as much with his exam pie as he did with his forces-Besides these adventures of his person, he was unto his people, to the hour of his death, another cherubim with a flaming sword, to keep out enemies from this paradise of ours." After flourishing upon his political wisdom and learned works, he goes on to let us know, C( That as he lived like a king so he died...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236656466
  • 9781236656469