The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Wiley and Halsted, 1821
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Page 102 - tis haunted, holy ground ; No earth of thine is lost in vulgar mould, But one vast realm of wonder spreads around, And all the Muse's tales seem truly told, Till the sense aches with gazing to behold The scenes our earliest dreams have dwelt upon...
Page 195 - For a very small expense the public can facilitate, can encourage, and can even impose upon almost the whole body of the people, the necessity of acquiring those most essential parts of education.
Page 490 - My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die! The Child is father of the Man; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety.
Page 32 - Carnatic an everlasting monument of vengeance, and to put perpetual desolation as a barrier between him and those against whom the faith which holds the moral elements of the world together was no protection. He became at length so confident of his. force, so collected in his might, that he made no secret whatsoever of his dreadful resolution.
Page 32 - The alms of the settlement, in this dreadful exigency, were certainly liberal ; and all was done by charity that private charity could do : but it was a people in beggary ; it was a nation which stretched out its hands for food.
Page 491 - In the most literal of senses, "the earth hath bubbles as the water hath ; and these are of them.
Page 32 - When at length Hyder Ali found that he had to do with men who either would sign no convention, or whom no treaty and no signature could bind, and who were the determined enemies of human intercourse itself,' he decreed to make the country possessed by 15 these incorrigible and predestinated criminals a memorable example to mankind.
Page 98 - The truth is, that in these days the grand primum mobile of England is cant : cant political, cant poetical, cant religious, cant moral ; but always cant, multiplied through all the varieties of life.
Page 32 - ... creatures of sufferance, whose very excess and luxury in their most plenteous days, had fallen short of the allowance of our austerest fasts, silent, patient, resigned, without sedition or disturbance, almost without complaint, perished by...
Page 420 - English compositions (at least for the last three years of our school education), he showed no mercy to phrase, metaphor, or image, unsupported by a sound sense, or where the same sense might have been conveyed with equal force and dignity in plainer words. Lute, harp, and lyre; Muse, Muses, and inspirations ; Pegasus, Parnassus, and Hippocrene were all an abomination to him.

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