The Quarterly Review, Volume 129

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John Murray, 1870
 

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Pagina 37 - Deign on the passing world to turn thine eyes, And pause awhile from letters, to be wise; There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail.
Pagina 4 - Rolls o'er my grotto, and but soothes my sleep.—- There my retreat the best companions grace, Chiefs out of war, and statesmen out of place: There St. John mingles with my friendly bowl The feast of reason and the flow of soul: And he, whose lightning pierced the' Iberian lines, Now forms my quincunx, and now ranks my vines; Or tames the genius of the stubborn plain, Almost as quickly as he conquer'd Spain.
Pagina 29 - We have not the least doubt that if Addison had written a novel, on an extensive plan, it would have been superior to any that we possess. As it is, he is 'entitled to be considered not only as the greatest of the English essayists, but as the forerunner of the great English novelists.
Pagina 26 - The danger was soon over. The whole nation was at that time on fire with faction. The whigs applauded every line in which liberty was mentioned, as a satire on the tories ; and the tories echoed every clap, to shew that the satire was unfelt.
Pagina 101 - It should be understood, at the outset, that the principal object to be attained is the Prevention of Crime. To this great end every effort of the Police is to be directed. The security of person and property, the preservation of the public...
Pagina 183 - So on our heels a fresh perfection treads, A power more strong in beauty, born of us And fated to excel us, as we pass In glory that old Darkness: nor are we Thereby more conquer'd than by us the rule Of shapeless Chaos.
Pagina 36 - Saturday night, the least los. and some 30s. for work, and have seen them go with it directly to the alehouse, lie there till Monday, spend it every penny, and run in debt to boot, and not give a farthing of it to their families, though all of them had wives and children. From hence comes poverty, parish charges, and beggary...
Pagina 93 - A TREATISE on the POLICE of the METROPOLIS: Containing a Detail of the various Crimes and Misdemeanors by which public and private Property and Security are at present injured and endangered ; and suggesting Remedies for their Prevention.
Pagina 39 - ... under Military and Martial Law, as applicable to the Army, Navy, Marine, and Auxiliary Forces. 8vo. 12s. COLCHESTER (THE) Papers. The Diary and Correspondence of Charles Abbott, Lord Colchester, Speaker of the House of Commons . 1802-1817. Portrait. 3 Vols. 8vo. 42».
Pagina 16 - I have not time to say more, but to beg you will give my duty to the queen, and let her know her army has had a glorious victory.

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