Overige edities - Alles bekijken
English Synonymes Explained, in Alphabetical Order: With Copious Illustrations
Volledige weergave - 1839
action Addison admit affections animals applied authority bad sense Blair body Burke cause cerned character Christian Cicero circumstances civil comes common compounded comprehends conduct confined Cumberland degree denotes disposition distinction divine Dryden employed endeavour epithets evil exer express favour feeling figurative former French frequently friends German give Greek happy heart Hebrew honour human humour idea implies individual indulgence ject Johnson labour Latin latter lence less low German manner marks means ment Milton mind mode moral nature neral ness never nifies object occasion offended one's opposed ourselves pain participle particular passions perly person pleasure Pope principles produce properly quires racter regard religion respects Saxon sentiment serve Shakspeare signi signifies literally signifies the thing sion sometimes speak species spects spirit Steele superior tain temper Thomson tion truth vice vidual virtue wish words
Pagina 155 - gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long...
Pagina 314 - To rapture, and enthusiastic heat, We feel the present Deity, and taste The joy of GOD to see a happy world...
Pagina 357 - Bring water; bathe the wound; while I in death Lay close my lips to hers, and catch the flying breath.
Pagina 307 - A man who is furnished with arguments from the mint will convince his antagonist much sooner than one who draws them from reason and philosophy. Gold is a wonderful clearer of the understanding; it dissipates every doubt and scruple in an instant; accommodates itself to the meanest capacities; silences the loud and clamorous; and brings over the most obstinate and inflexible.
Pagina 173 - So that pure and unsullied thoughts are naturally suggested to the mind, by those objects that perpetually encompass us, when they are beautiful and elegant in their kind. In the east, where the warmth of the climate makes cleanliness more immediately necessary than in colder countries, it is made one part of their religion : the Jewish law...
Pagina 190 - Everything is compatible with a plan which does not interrupt its prosecution ; everything is consistent with a person's station by which it is neither degraded nor elevated. It is not compatible with the good discipline of a school to allow of foreign interference ; it is not consistent with the elevated and dignified character of a clergyman to engage in the ordinary pursuits of other men.
Pagina 354 - ... where And what I was whence thither brought and how. Not distant far from thence a murmuring sound Of waters issued from a cave and spread Into a liquid plain then stood unmoved Pure as the expanse of heaven I thither went With unexperienced thought and laid me down On the green bank to look into the clear Smooth lake that to me seemed another sky.
Pagina 359 - ... competitor, I was awakened by the noise of the cannon, which were then fired for the taking of Mons. I should have been very much troubled 'at being thrown out of so pleasing a vision on any other occasion ; but thought it an agreeable change to have my thoughts diverted from the greatest among the dead and fabulous heroes, to the most famous among the real and the living.