The Mussulman, Volume 2

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Carey & Lea., 1830 - Muslims

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Page 127 - It is the curse of kings, to be attended By slaves, that take their humours for a warrant To break within the bloody house of life ; And, on the winking of authority, To understand a law ; to know the meaning Of dangerous majesty, when, perchance, it frowns More upon humour, than advis'd respect.
Page 116 - If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me, Without my stir.
Page 115 - The reason whereof is, they converse but with one sort of men, they read but one sort of books, they will not come in the hearing but of one sort of notions ; the truth is, they canton out to themselves a little Goshen in the intellectual world, where light shines, and, as they conclude, day blesses them ; \mt the rest of that vast expansum they give up to night and darkness, and so avoid coming near it.
Page 194 - But these are all lies : men have died from time to time and worms have eaten them, but not for love.
Page 110 - There is but one living and true God, everlasting, without body, parts, or passions; of infinite power, wisdom, and goodness; the Maker, and Preserver of all things both visible and invisible. And in unity of this Godhead there be three Persons, of one substance, power, and eternity; the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
Page 238 - So went Satan forth from the presence of the LORD, and smote Job with sore boils from the sole of his foot unto his crown.
Page 104 - ... where do these two roads end ? The narrow road leads to a bright, and glorious, and happy land. A country where there is no pain nor sorrow ; where the inhabitants shall not say, "I am sick:" and where all tears are wiped away. But the broad road leads to another, and very different country. It ends in a place where there is " weeping, and wailing, and gnashing of teeth.
Page 243 - ... were dragged forth, one poor wretch died on the threshold. The disease extended no farther. The prudent conduct of the gaoler was represented to the Sultan; his Highness began to entertain some hopes of carrying his plans of reform into effect: this was the first attempt at quarantine ; it was a European custom, and as it worked well, it was one of the great reforms to which Turkey was to owe her regeneration. The noise of it even reached the country of the Frangis ; the British statesmen hailed...

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