The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 33

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Tobias George Smollett
W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1772 - English literature
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Page 129 - And, behold, thou hast with thee Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite of Bahurim, which cursed me with a grievous curse in the day when I went to Mahanaim : but he came down to meet me at Jordan, and I sware to him by the LORD, saying, I will not put thee to death with the sword.
Page 299 - And, behold, I am •with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land; for I will not leave thee until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of.
Page 315 - Ye maids of Aden ! hear a loftier tale Than e'er was sung in meadow, bower, or dale.
Page 376 - ... and reward. By the abolition of the religious houfes, many towns and their adjacent villages were utterly deprived of their only means of inftrudtion.
Page 316 - Mourns there a widow, bathed in streaming tears ? Stoops there a sire beneath the weight of years ? Weeps there a maid, in pining sadness left, Of tender parents and of hope bereft ? To Solima their sorrows they bewail; To Solima they pour their plaintive tale.
Page 7 - ... to Henry for fome territories held by fealty and homage, was guilty of high treafon ; whofe life was in the power of that offended monarch, and whofe kingdom was in great and imminent danger of being deftroyed by his fuperior forces, with the concurrence of its own rebellious fubjects, the favage Galwegians.
Page 183 - ... fire Would take my rest away. Your charms in harmless childhood lay Like metals in a mine ; Age from no face takes more away Than youth conceal'd in thine. But as your charms insensibly To their perfection prest, So love as unperceived did fly, And center'd in my breast. My passion with your beauty grew, While Cupid at my heart Still as his mother favour...
Page 9 - ... and from thence he went to York, where, on the tenth day of Auguft, he was attended by the king of Scotland, who brought thither with him all the bifhops, earls, barons, knights, and freeholders of his realm, from the greateft to the leaft, in order to their doing, together with himfelf, and earl David, his brother, liege homage to Henry, according to the articles of the treaty of peace concluded at Falaife. The caftles, demanded, as fecurities for the full execution thereof, had been delivered...
Page 194 - ... to new danger from another invention, which Archimedes had contrived. He had caused openings to be made in many parts of the wall, equal in height to the stature of a man, and to the palm of a hand in breadth. And having planted on the inside archers, and little scorpions, he discharged a multitude...
Page 148 - ... that can add to that influence by the fame means that created it. Debts and taxes laid the foundation ; throwing into the...

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