The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors Volume 3
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...Sister, July 28; Writings, ed. Sparks, vol, v, p. 8. When posterity occasionally comes across them his writings in the rubbish of libraries, the rare characters who may read and be pleased with them will be looked upon as singular and whimsical, as in these days an admirer of Suarez, Aquinas or Dionysius Areopagita.--Stiles, Ezra, 1787, Diary, Aug. 10, ed. Dexter, vol. iII, p. 275. But, in y chief bane, my apostolic foe, In life, in labours, source of every woe, From scenes obscure did heav'n his Edwards call, That moral Newton, and that second Paul. He, in clear view, saw sacred systems roll, Of reasoning worlds, around their central soul; Saw love attractive every system bind, The parent linking to each filial mind; The end of heav'n's high works resistless shew'd, Creating glory, and created good; And, in one little life, the gospel more Disclos'd, than all earth's myriads kenn'd before, Beneath his standard, lo! what numbers rise, To care for truth and combat for the skies! Arm'd at all points, they try the battling field, With reason's sword, and faith's ethereal shield.--Dwight, Timothy, 1797, The Triumph of Infidelity. That most acute reasoner, Jonathan Edwards.--Hall, Robert, 1799, Modern Infidelity Considered, Miscellaneous Works, ed. Gregory, p. 284, note. A profound searcher into the genuine sources of truth, well versed in the Holy Scriptures, a close and minute reasoner, a strenuous defender of holiness and the rights of God; plain and perspicuous in his method, unadorned but prolix in his language. On the whole, a most excellent writer, both practical and controversial.--Williams, Edward, 1800, The Christian Preacher. In the New World the state of society and of manners has not hitherto been so favourable to abstract...
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