A New Translation of the Funeral Oration of His Eminence the Cardinal de Fleury, Pronounced at the Solemn Service which was Performed in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame at Paris, May 25, 1743, at the Command of the Most Christian King: To which are Added: I.a Criticism Upon the Funeral Oration in a Letter from a Gentlemen to His Friend, Supposed to be Written by the Abbé Des Fonta Ines; II.a Full Refutation of that Criticism, Or a Defence of the Father de Neuville, Addressed to the Marchioness of B---
J. Robinson, 1744 - 92 pages
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Page v - May boldly deviate from the common track ; Great wits sometimes may gloriously offend, And rise to faults true critics dare not mend. From vulgar bounds with brave disorder part, And snatch a grace beyond the reach of art, Which without passing thro' the judgment, gains The heart, and all its end at once attains.
Page 52 - Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out.
Page 42 - Enter not into judgment with thy servant, O LORD; for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.
Page 40 - Eliseus was filled with his spirit: whilst he lived, he was not moved with the presence of any prince, neither could any bring him into subjection. 13 No word could overcome him; and after his death his body prophesied. 14 He did wonders in his life, and at his death were his works marvellous.
Page 33 - And theyfaid, thou haft not defrauded us, nor oppreffed us, neither haft thou taken ought of any Man's Hand.
Page 12 - I would not venture to fay fo ; it is perhaps as difficult to form a great King, as to be one.
Page 40 - Duft jhall return to the Earth as it was, and the Spirit jhall return to GOD who gave it.