Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged

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Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths
R. Griffiths., 1794
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Editors: May 1749-Sept. 1803, Ralph Griffiths; Oct. 1803-Apr. 1825, G. E. Griffiths.

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Page 260 - What hands are here ? ha ! they pluck out mine eyes. Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood Clean from my hand ? No, this my hand will rather The multitudinous seas incarnadine, Making the green one red.
Page 351 - That the Supreme Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction of all controversies of a civil nature, where a state is a party, except between a state and its citizens; and except also between a state and citizens of other states, or aliens, in which latter case it shall have original but not exclusive jurisdiction.
Page 425 - The secret things belong unto the Lord our God ; but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.
Page 267 - Shakspeare, because the strongest act of parliament that could be framed would fail to compel readers into their service; notwithstanding these miscellaneous poems have derived every possible advantage from the literature and judgment of their only intelligent editor, Mr. Malone, whose implements of criticism, like the ivory rake and golden spade in Prudentius, are on this occasion disgraced by the objects of their culture.
Page 243 - No, wench : it eats and sleeps, and hath such senses As we have ; such. This gallant, which thou seest...
Page 378 - Indians with feelings very different from theirs; who were hurrying along with tumultuous joy at the thoughts of immediately meeting their relations and friends again.
Page 184 - There is no small degree of malicious craft in fixing upon a season to give a mark of enmity and illwill : a word, — a look, which at one time would make no impression at another time wounds the heart ; and like a shaft flying with the wind, pierces deep, which, with its own natural force, would scarce have reached the object aimed at.
Page 250 - The punishment of a recreant or undeserving knight, was to hack off his spurs: the meaning therefore is; it is not worth the while of a gentlewoman to be made a knight, for we'll degrade all these knights in a little time, by the usual form of hacking off their spurs, and thou, if thou art knighted, shalt be hacked with the rest.
Page 184 - Sterne in poffeffion of every praife but that of curious erudition, to which he had no great pretence, and of unparalleled originality, which ignorance only can afcribe to any poliihed writer.
Page 425 - ... London let him look at this picture, as well as come and see me. I have cold, head-ache, and London disgust. Oh that I could look on my Anemones ! and hear the sighing of my Scotch firs. The Exhibition is full of bad things : there is a grand Turner, however; quite unlike anything that was ever seen in Heaven above, or in Earth beneath, or in the waters under the Earth.

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