The Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature, Volume 4

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Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom
Charles Bowen, 1834
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Page 129 - Murray's Encyclopaedia of Geography ; comprising a complete Description of the Earth : Exhibiting its Relation to the Heavenly Bodies, its Physical Structure, the Natural History of each Country, and the Industry, Commerce, Political Institutions, and Civil and Social State of All Nations. Second Edition ; with 82 Maps, and upwards of 1,000 other Woodcuts. 8vo. price 60s. Neale.
Page 109 - Oh! Call my brother back to me, I cannot play alone; The summer comes with flower and bee — Where is my brother gone? The butterfly is glancing bright Across the sunbeam's track; I care not now to chase its flight— Oh!
Page 184 - ... fruit thereof is uncertain, and consequently no culture of the earth, no navigation nor use of the commodities that may be imported by sea, no commodious building, no instruments of moving and removing such things as require much force, no knowledge of the face of the earth; no account of time, no arts, no letters, no society, and, which is worst of all, continual fear and danger of violent death, and the life of man solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.
Page 250 - That they are not a pipe for fortune's finger To sound what stop she please. Give me that man That is not passion's slave, and I will wear him 65 In my heart's core, ay, in my heart of heart, As I do thee.
Page 189 - Compute the chances, And deem there's ne'er a one in dangerous times, Who wins the race of glory, but than him A thousand men more gloriously endowed Have fallen upon the course...
Page 129 - Landscape Illustrations of the Bible; consisting of Views of the most remarkable Places mentioned in the Old and New Testaments, from finished Drawings by JMW Turner, RA, AW Callcott, RA, C.
Page 161 - and with some care examined, the original documents concerning certain important transactions of those times. They perfectly satisfied me of the extreme injustice of that war, and of the falsehood of the colours which Walpole, to his ruin, and guided by a mistaken policy, suffered to be daubed over that measure.
Page 162 - Geologist tells us, by the clearest interpretation of the phenomena which his labours have brought to light, that our globe has been subject to vast physical revolutions. He counts his time not by celestial cycles, but by an index he has found in the solid framework of the globe itself. He sees a long succession of monuments each of which may have required a thousand ages for its elaboration.
Page 14 - Here wand'ring long, amid these frowning fields, I sought the simple life that Nature yields ; Rapine and Wrong and Fear usurp'd her place, And a bold, artful, surly, savage race : Who, only skill'd to take the finny tribe, The yearly dinner, * or septennial bribe...
Page 34 - When the ear heard him then it blessed him, and when the eye saw him it gave witness to him. Because he delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon him; and he caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

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