Thoughts in prison [in verse] by W. Dodd. To which are added, his last prayer [&c.].

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Strana 144 - Then he called for a light, and sprang in, and came trembling, and fell down before Paul and Silas, and brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.
Strana 19 - To profess that there is no other name under heaven by which we can be saved...
Strana 185 - That a life eminently beneficent, a fingle action eminently good, or even the power of being iifeful to the public, have been fufficient to protect the life of a delinquent. That no arbiter of life and death has ever been cenfured for granting the life of a criminal to honeft and powerful felicitation. That the man for whom a nation petitions muft be prefumed to have merit uncommon in kind or in degree; for however the mode of collecting...
Strana 152 - The condition, without which forgivenefs is not to be obtained, is that we forgive others. There is always a danger left men, frefh from a trial in which life has been loft, fhould remember with refentment and malignity the profecutor, the witnefles, or the judges.
Strana 182 - That fne has been a conftant witnefs of his unwearied endeavours for public good, and his laborious attendance on charitable inftitutions. Many are the families whom his care has delivered from want ; many are the hearts which he has freed from pain, and the faces which he has cleared from forrow.
Strana 149 - It is that difpofition of mind, by which he who ftole. fteab no more ; by which the wicked man turneth away from his wickednefs, and doth- that which is lawful and right.
Strana 185 - That, in all countries, penal laws have been re' laxed, as particular reafons have emerged. ' That a life eminently beneficent, a fingle action ' eminently good, or even the power of being ufeful ' to the public, have been fufficient to protect the * life of a delinquent. ' That no arbiter of life and death has ever been
Strana 153 - ... impossible to know. But if they thought, that when they were to die, they paid their legal forfeit, and that the world had no farther demand upon them; that therefore they might, by keeping their own...
Strana 80 - Cud. So praisen babes the peacock's spotted train, And wond'ren at bright Argus' blazing eye. But who rewards him e'er the more for thy, Or feeds him once the fuller by a grain? Sike praise is smoke, that sheddeth in the sky; Sike words bene wind, and wasten soon in vain.
Strana 8 - The insult offered to so high an officer by the proposal, was followed by instant punishment. Dr. Dodd's name was ordered to be struck out of the list of chaplains. The press teemed with satire and invective ; he was abused and ridiculed in the papers of the day...

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