The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 27

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F. and C. Rivington, 1806 - English literature


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Page 58 - If I do not the works of My Father, believe Me not. But if I do, though you will not believe Me, believe the works ; that you may know and believe that the Father is in Me, and I in the Father.
Page 500 - ... beauty should shun the right line, yet deviate from it insensibly; the great in many cases loves the right line; and when it deviates, it often makes a strong deviation: beauty should not be obscure; the great ought to be dark and gloomy: beauty should be light and delicate; the great ought to be solid, and even massive.
Page 679 - And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and the highest himself shall establish her.
Page 615 - I established a mint, and coined my own rupees, which I made current in my army and country...
Page 563 - Diftinguifhable in member, joynt, or limb, Or fubftance might be call'd that fhadow feem'd, For each feem'd either ; black it flood as Night, Fierce as ten Furies, terrible as Hell, And fhook a dreadful Dart ; what feem'd his head The likenefs of a Kingly Crown had on. Satan was now at hand, and from his feat The Monfter moving onward came as faft, With horrid ftrides, Hell trembled as he ftrode. Th...
Page 154 - ... of the minute particles of matter. This they take for an undoubted truth, which they can demonstrate beyond all exception. Now, if it be certain that those original qualities are inseparably united with the other sensible qualities, and not, even in thought, capable of being abstracted from them, it plainly follows that they exist only in the mind. But I desire...
Page 607 - Thus is planned and constructed a Poem, which, founded as it is upon the unfading beauties of Nature, will live as long as the language in which it is written shall be read.
Page 463 - He was the man, who bore his part in all societies with the most even temper and undisturbed hilarity of all the good companions, whom I ever knew. He came into your house at the very moment you had put upon your card ; he dressed himself to do your party...
Page 358 - Was ravish'd with a more celestial sound. Were every servant in the world like thee, So full of goodness, angels would come down To dwell with us : thy name is Angelo, And like that name thou art. Get thee to rest ; Thy youth with too much watching is opprest.
Page 166 - ... things equal to one and the fame thing are equal to one another...

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