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Página 325 - Here is a kind of attraction which in the mental world will be found to have as extraordinary effects as in the natural, and to show itself in as many and as various forms.
Página 331 - In short there are two principles, which I cannot render consistent ; nor is it in my power to renounce either of them, viz. that all our distinct perceptions are distinct existences, and that the mind never perceives any real connexion among distinct existences.
Página 146 - And see the rivers, how they run Through woods and meads, in shade and sun, Sometimes swift, sometimes slow— Wave succeeding wave, they go A various journey to the deep, Like human life to endless sleep!
Página 330 - For my part, when I enter most intimately into what I call myself, I always stumble on some particular perception or other, of heat or cold, light or shade, love or hatred, pain or pleasure. I never can catch myself 'at any time without a perception, and never can observe anything but the perception.
Página 208 - But me, not destined such delights to share, My prime of life in wandering spent and care ; Impell'd, with steps unceasing, to pursue Some fleeting good, that mocks me with the view ; That, like the circle bounding earth and skies, Allures from far, yet, as I follow, flies ; My fortune leads to traverse realms alone, And find no spot of all the world my own.
Página 494 - An inquiry into the share, which King Charles i. had in the transactions of the Earl of Glamorgan...
Página 367 - Wesley, who has stated the case with equal force and truth, " the sum of all is this ; one in twenty (suppose) of mankind, are elected; nineteen in twenty are reprobated! The elect shall be saved, do 'what they will : the reprobate shall be damned, do what they can.
Página 306 - The eight sessions that I sat in parliament were a school of civil prudence, the first and most essential virtue of an historian.