The Monthly Review (Google eBook)

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Hurst, Robinson, 1831 - Books
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Page 15 - And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Page 13 - Let there be light : and there was light. 4 And God saw the light, that it was good : and God divided the light from the darkness.
Page 15 - And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.
Page 524 - Rose like a steam of rich distilled perfumes, And stole upon the air, that even Silence Was took ere she was ware, and wished she might Deny her nature, and be never more Still to be so displaced.
Page 227 - With regard to poetry in general, I am convinced, the more I think of it, that he and all of us Scott, Southey, Wordsworth, Moore, Campbell, I, are all in the wrong, one as much as another; that we are upon a wrong revolutionary poetical system, or systems, not worth a damn in itself, and from which none but Rogers and Crabbe are free; and that the ? resent and next generations will finally be of this opinion...
Page 221 - Heard the avalanches falling every five minutes nearly. From whence we stood, on the Wengen Alp, we had all these in view on one side; on the other, the clouds rose from the opposite valley, curling up perpendicular precipices like the foam of the ocean of hell, during a spring tide it was white, and sulphury, and immeasurably deep in appearance.
Page 426 - Early reformations are amicable arrangements with a friend in power ; late reformations are terms imposed upon a conquered enemy : early reformations are made in cool blood ; late reformations are made under a state of inflammation.
Page 221 - Passed whole woods of withered pines, all withered ; trunks stripped and barkless, branches lifeless ; done by a single winter, their appearance reminded me of me and my family.
Page 14 - And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth : and it was so.
Page 590 - The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber, from the colliery, down to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rowlets fitting these rails ; whereby the carriage is so easy that one horse will draw down four or five chaldron of coals, and is an immense benefit to the coal merchants.

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