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... they contend that the form of the Church is always apparent and visible;
secondly, they place that form in the see of the Roman Church and her order of
prelates. We assert, on the contrary, first, that the Church may exist without any
Of such I have omitted many, because I had never read them; and many I have
inserted, because they may perhaps exist, though they have escaped my notice:
they are, however, to be yet considered as resting only upon the credit of former ...
Nor was his attention confined to the actions of men; he was an exact surveyor of
the inanimate world; his descriptions have always some peculiarities, gathered
by contemplating things as they really exist. It may be observed, 242 SAMUEL ...
contemplating things as they really exist. It may be observed, that the oldest poets
of many nations preserve their reputation, and that the following generations of
wit, after a short celebrity, sink into oblivion. The first, whoever they be, must take
... and in our own case we cannot altogether put aside the question concerning
the reception we are likely to meet with. Everything is subject to constant change,
and since certain things cannot exist side by side, they displace one another.
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