The Novels and Miscellaneous Works of Daniel De Foe: With Prefaces and Notes, Including Those Attributed to Sir Walter Scott, Volume 6

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G. Bell and Sons, 1856
 

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Halaman 51 - And though it is most certain, that two lutes being both strung and tuned to an equal pitch, and then one played upon, the other, that is not touched, being laid upon a table at a fit distance, will (like an echo to a trumpet) warble a faint audible harmony in answer to the same tune ; yet many will not believe there is any such thing as a sympathy of souls : and I am well pleased, that every reader do enjoy his own opinion.
Halaman 496 - No Freeman shall be taken, or imprisoned, or be disseised of his Freehold, or Liberties, or free Customs, or be outlawed, or exiled, or any otherwise destroyed; nor will we pass upon him, nor condemn him, but by lawful Judgment of his Peers, or by the Law of the Land.
Halaman 101 - The seer knows neither the object, time, nor place of a vision before it appears ; and the same object is often seen by different persons, living at a considerable distance from one another.
Halaman 102 - When a novice, or one that has lately obtained the secondsight, sees a vision in the night-time without doors, and comes near a fire, he presently falls into a swoon. Some find themselves, as it were, in a crowd of people, having a corpse, which they carry along with them; and after such visions the seers come in sweating, and describe the people that appeared; if there are any of their acquaintance among them, they give an account of their names, and also of the bearers. But they know nothing concerning...
Halaman 149 - ... whereby yet it is evident that, having no other idea or notion of matter, but something wherein those many sensible qualities which affect our senses do subsist; by supposing a substance wherein thinking, knowing, doubting, and a power of moving...
Halaman 50 - Rest and sleep had not altered Mr. Donne's opinion the next day: for he then affirmed this vision with a more deliberate, and so confirmed a confidence, that he inclined Sir Robert to a faint belief that the vision was true. It is...
Halaman 57 - Chelmsford for a physician and surgeon, who both came immediately, but the physician could discern no indication of what the lady imagined, or of any indisposition of her body ; notwithstanding the lady would needs have her let blood, which was done accordingly : and when the young woman had patiently let them do what they would with her, she desired that the chaplain might be called to read prayers ; and when prayers were ended, she took her guitar and psalm-book...
Halaman 50 - Donne alone; but in such an ecstasy and so altered as to his looks as amazed Sir Robert to behold him. Insomuch that he earnestly desired Mr. Donne to declare what had befallen him in the short time of his absence. To which Mr. Donne was not able to make a present answer. But after a long and perplexed pause, did at last say, "I have seen a dreadful vision since I saw you.
Halaman 52 - I, being in bed with my wife one night, between twelve and one of the clock, she being asleep, but myself yet awake, there appeared unto me an ancient man standing at my...
Halaman 149 - So that if any one will examine himself concerning his notion of pure substance in general, he will find he has no other idea of it at all, but only a supposition of he knows not what support of such qualities which are capable of producing simple ideas in us; which qualities are commonly called accidents.

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