Museum of Foreign Literature and Science, Volume 29

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Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith
E. Littell., 1836 - American periodicals
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Page 173 - the preacher, whom you and I, with the rest of our company, have, in the midst of our debauches, made light of for saying, 'Rejoice, oh, young man in thy youth, and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thy heart, and in the
Page 100 - the intellectual condition of the people has obtained no benefit. Burke, in a strain of bitter invective, said, half a century ago, " Were we to be driven out of India this day, nothing would remain to tell that it had been possessed, during the inglorious period of our dominion, by any thing better than the
Page 47 - The fiend, O'er bog, or steep, through strait, rough, dense, or rare, With head, hands, wings, or feet, pursues his way, And swims, or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flics.
Page 30 - is that so admirably stated by Dr. Johnson :—' Sir, your levellers wish to level down as far as themselves ; but they cannot bear levelling up to themselves.' This great truth was never so strongly exemplified as in the present state of society in France. In the next story an injured wife reclaims her husband, and restores La Paix du Menage by the (not
Page 90 - disguised in its own majesty. Is littleness; that he who feels contempt For any living thing, hath faculties. Which he hath never used, that thought with him Is in its
Page 52 - their scaly stems, and bending branches, with their delicate apparatus of foliage, are all spread forth before him, little impaired by the lapse of countless ages, and bearing faithful records of extinct systems of vegetation, which began and terminated in times of which these relics
Page 228 - we forget;—we are indulging ourselves, when we ought to gratify our readers. "The Lord Chief Justice Saunders succeeded in the room of Pemberton. His character, and his beginning were equally strange. He was at first no better than a poor beggar boy, if not a parish foundling, without
Page 133 - man of humour, he would always thank them for their civilities, when he left them at the door, to go in to the king; and would let them know exactly at what hour he intended to come out again, and return to his lodgings. When the king walked in the park,
Page 94 - his virtue makes him mad ! But his adventures form a sorry sight A sorrier still is the great moral taught By that real epic unto all who have thought To aid the damsel and destroy the caitiff; Opposing singly the united strong;
Page 47 - upon, or near the surface ; arching back its long neck like the swan, and occasionally darting it down at the fish which happened to float within its reach ? It may, perhaps, have lurked in shoal water along the coast, concealed among

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