The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 60

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Tobias Smollett
R[ichard]. Baldwin, at the Rose in Pater-noster-Row, 1785
 

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Pagina 132 - The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye As the perfumed tincture of the roses, Hang on such thorns, and play as wantonly When summer's breath their masked buds discloses: But, for their virtue only is their show, They live unwoo'd and unrespected fade; Die to themselves. Sweet roses do not so; Of their sweet deaths are sweetest odours made...
Pagina 433 - And the Lord God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field: upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life: And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.
Pagina 108 - God came from Teman, And the Holy One from mount Paran. Selah. His glory covered the heavens, And the earth was full of his praise. And his brightness was as the light; He had horns coming out of his hand : And there was the hiding of his power.
Pagina 242 - Brush'd by the wind. So sportive is the light Shot through the boughs, it dances as they dance, Shadow and sunshine intermingling quick, And darkening and enlightening, as the leaves Play wanton, every moment, every spot.
Pagina 243 - Whom call we gay ? That honour has been long The boast of mere pretenders to the name. The innocent are gay — the lark is gay, That dries his feathers, saturate with dew, Beneath the rosy cloud, while yet the beams Of dayspring overshoot his humble nest.
Pagina 350 - Our artillery, at this period, must have caused dreadful havoc amongst them. An indistinct clamour, with lamentable cries and groans, proceeded (during the short intervals of cessation) from all quarters; and, a little before midnight, a wreck floated in...
Pagina 244 - With odours, and as profligate as sweet ; Who sell their laurel for a myrtle wreath, And love when they should fight; when such as these Presume to lay their hand upon the ark Of her magnificent and awful cause...
Pagina 70 - Russell moved the House of Commons for leave to bring in a Bill to amend the representation of the people in England and Wales.
Pagina 45 - Because AB is equal to DE, and AC to DG, the two sides BA, AC are equal to the two ED, DG, each to each, and the angle BAC is equal to the angle EDG, therefore the base BC is equal (4.
Pagina 12 - ... fan, resembling an electric brush issuing from a lucid point ; others of the cometic shape, with a seeming nucleus in the centre, or like cloudy stars, surrounded with a nebulous atmosphere : a different sort again, contain a nebulosity of the milky kind, like that wonderful inexplicable phenomenon about Orionis ; while others shine with a fainter mottled kind of light, which denotes their being resolvable into stars.

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