Daniel Defoe

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Harper & brothers, 1899 - 167 pagine

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Pagina 172 - The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland : with a View of the Primary Causes and Movements of "The Thirty Years
Pagina 172 - With a full View of the English-Dutch Struggle against Spain, and of the Origin and Destruction of the Spanish Armada. By JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY, LL.D., DCL With Portraits.
Pagina 172 - MOTLEY'S UNITED NETHERLANDS. History of the United Netherlands : from the Death of William the Silent to the Twelve Years
Pagina 175 - ENGLISH DICTIONARY. A Dictionary of the English Language, Pronouncing, Etymological, and Explanatory : embracing Scientific and other Terms, Numerous Familiar Terms, and a Copious Selection of Old English Words. By the Rev. JAMES STORMONTH. The Pronunciation Revised by the Rev. PH PHELP, MA Imperial 8vo, Cloth, $6 00; Half Roan, $7 00; Full Sheep, $7 50.
Pagina 42 - Tell them, The men that placed him here Are scandals to the Times ! Are at a loss to find his guilt And can't commit his crimes ! V CHRISTOPHER ANSTEY [1766].
Pagina 34 - We have been huffed and bullied with your Act of Toleration ; you have told us that you are the Church established by law, as well as others ; have set up your canting synagogues at our church doors, and the Church and members have been loaded with reproaches, with oaths, associations, abjurations, and what not. Where has been the mercy, the forbearance, the charity, you have shown to tender consciences of the Church of England, that could not take oaths as fast as you made them ; that having sworn...
Pagina 36 - If one severe law were made and punctually executed, that whoever was found at a conventicle should be banished th'e nation and the preacher be hanged, we should soon see an end of the tale. They would all come to church, and one age would make us all one again.
Pagina 153 - Yet such is the bent of the book to narrow and to degrade the heart, that if such maxims were as catching and infectious as those of a licentious cast, which happily is not the case, had I been living at that time, I certainly should have recommended to the Grand Jury of Middlesex, who presented The Fable of the Bees, to have presented this book of Defoe's in preference, as of a far more vile and debasing tendency.
Pagina 123 - It is a notable circumstance that one of the marks by which contemporaries traced his hand was " the little art he is truly master of, of forging a story and imposing it on the world for truth.
Pagina 26 - THESE are the heroes that despise the Dutch, And rail at new-come foreigners so much ; Forgetting that themselves are all derived From the most scoundrel race that ever lived...

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