Geschichte der englischen Romantik: T.1-2. Die Anfänge der Romantik. 2v

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Page 103 - Common Sense; addressed to the INHABITANTS of AMERICA, on the following interesting SUBJECTS. I. Of the origin and Design of Government in General, with concise remarks on the English Constitution.
Page 151 - Examination of the Passages in the New Testament, Quoted from the Old, and called Prophecies concerning Jesus Christ...
Page 291 - ... excellence over man: or, A reply to the author of a late treatise, entitled, Man superior to Woman. In which, the excessive weakness of that Gentleman's Answer to Woman not inferior to Man is exposed ; with a plain Demonstration of Woman's natural Right even to Superiority over the Men in Head and Heart; proving their Minds as much more beautiful than the Men's as their bodies are, and that, had they the same Advantages of Education, they would excel them as much in Sense as they do in Virtue.
Page 94 - A Letter to a Member of the National Assembly ;" " An Appeal from the New Whigs to the Old;" "Thoughts on a Regicide peace,
Page 204 - THEOGNIS restitutus. The personal history of the poet Theognis deduced from an analysis of his existing fragments. A hundred of these fragments translated or paraphrased in English metre are arranged in their proper biographical order with an accompanying commentary. With a preface in which the suggestion of Mr. Clinton, as to the true date of the poet's birth (viz. in Olymp. 59) is confirmed by internal evidence.
Page 303 - With an ample description of the several divisions into which that country is partitioned ; to which are added the Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucky, and an Essay towards the Topography and Natural History of that important Country. By John Filson.
Page 103 - SUBJECTS: I. Of the Origin and Design of Government in general, with concise Remarks on the English Constitution. II. Of Monarchy and Hereditary Succession. III. Thoughts on the present State of American Affairs. IV. Of the present ability of America, with some miscellaneous Reflections.
Page 147 - Dream, shewing by what operation of the mind a Dream is produced in sleep, and applying the same to the account of Dreams in the New Testament. With an Appendix containing my private thoughts of a Future State. And Remarks on the Contradictory Doctrine in the Books of Matthew and Mark. By Thomas Paine, New York : Printed for the Author." Pp. 68. This work is made up from the unpublished Part III. of the "Age of Reason," and the answer to the Bishop of Llandaff.
Page 48 - The advancement and reformation of modern poetry, a critical discourse in two parts: the first showing that the principal reason why the ancients excelled the moderns in the greater poetry, was because they mixed religion with poetry; the second proving that by joining poetry with the religion revealed to us in sacred writ, the modern poets might come to equal the ancient.
Page 236 - Jews," inviting them to an amicable discussion of the evidences of Christianity...

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