New Memoirs of Literature,: Containing an Account of New Books Printed Both at Home and Abroad, with Dissertations Upon Several Subjects, Miscellaneous Observations &c.. (Google eBook)

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Michel de La Roche
William and John Innys, 1725 - Books
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Page 442 - Coming down to the court-gate, he finds a coach, which taking for his own, he whips into it; and the coachman drives off, not doubting but he carries his master.
Page 94 - In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.
Page 318 - The Christian Institutes ; or the sincere Word of God. Being a plain and impartial Account of the whole Faith and Duty of a Christian.
Page 24 - Woe unto them ! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.
Page 336 - What things, my lord?' quoth I. 'In brief,' said he, ' how the Prince's heart stands to the Church of England, that when God brings him to the crown, we may know what to hope for?
Page 442 - When he is playing at backgammon, he calls for a full glass of wine and water: it is his turn to throw, he has the box in one hand, and his glass in the other; and being extremely dry, and unwilling to lose time, he swallows down both the dice, and at the same time throws his wine into the tables. He writes a letter, and flings the sand into the ink-bottle; he writes a second and mistakes the superscription.
Page 442 - Wig is taken off his Head ; but yet is fo happy as to hear the loud Mirth of the Courtiers, and has ftill fo much good Humour left as to join in Company with them. Menalcas plays at Backgammon. He calls for a Glafs of Water ; 'tis his Turn to throw ; he has the Box in one Hand and the Glafs in the other ; and being extremely dry, and unwilling to lofe Time, he fwallows down both the Dice and almoft the Box, and at the fame F 4 Time Time throws the Glafs of Water into the Tables.
Page 337 - I know my master's learning is not equal to his father's, yet I know his judgment to be very right; and as for his affection in these particulars, which your Lordships have pointed at, for upholding the doctrine and discipline, and the right estate of the Church, I have more confidence of him than of his father, in whom they say (better than I can) is so much inconstancy in some particular cases.
Page 72 - ... firft Georgick. The world has forgotten his book ; but, fince his attempt has given him a place in literary hiftory, I will preferve a fpecimen of his criticifm, by inferting his remarks on the invocation before the firft Georgick, and of his poetry, by annexing his own verfion.
Page 92 - And was there until the death of Herod : that it might be fulfilled which was fpoken of the Lord by the prophet, faying, Out of Egypt have I called my fon.

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