Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English Books, with Original Disquisitions, Articles of Biography, and Other Literary Antiquities, Volume 6

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815 - Bibliography
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Page 405 - ... else, except the vision, as long as it continues; and then they appear pensive or jovial, according to the object which was represented to them.
Page 333 - The Protestant Religion is a Sure Foundation and PRINCIPLE of a TRUE CHRISTIAN, and A Good Subject, a Great Friend to Humane Society ; and A Grand Promoter of all Virtues, Both Christian and Moral.
Page 366 - Impostors, and divers persons under a passive delusion of Melancholy and Fancy. But that there is a corporeal league made betwixt the Devil and the Witch, or that he sucks on the Witehes body, has carnal copulation, or that Witches are turned into Cats, Dogs, raise Tempests, or the like, is utterly denied and disproved.
Page 155 - ... which is both requisite and expected at their hands, let me entreat you not to censure hardly of all for the misdeeds of some...
Page 317 - She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her. Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all.
Page 360 - The First Minister of State has not so much business in public as a wise man has in private ; if the one have little leisure to be alone, the other has less leisure to be in company; the one has but part of the affairs of one nation, the other all the works of God and nature under his consideration. There is 1 Are wont. no saying shocks me so much as that which I hear very often, " That a man does not know how to pass his time.
Page 376 - Heath, and such like matter, in some parts where Turf is plentiful ; they build up little Cabbins thereof, with Arched Roofs of Turf, without a stick of Timber in it ; when the House is dry enough to burn, it serves them for fuel, and they remove to another.
Page 159 - ... for any rayling, be it never so violent. I could advise all such to curbe and limit this presumed liberty within the bands of discretion and government. But wise and...
Page 369 - Lets in defilement to the inward parts, The soul grows clotted by contagion, Imbodies and imbrutes, till she quite lose The divine property of her first being. Such are those thick and gloomy shadows damp, Oft seen in charnel vaults and sepulchres, Lingering and sitting by a new-made grave, As loth to leave the body that it loved, And linked itself by carnal sensuality To a degenerate and degraded state.
Page 236 - E'er taught so bold assuming of the bays, When they deserv'd no praise. To rail men into approbation Is new in your's alone, And prospers not : for know, Fame is as coy as you, Can be disdainful ; and who dares to prove A rape on her, shall gather scorn, not love. Leave then this humour vain, And this more humorous strain, Where self-conceit and choler of the blood Eclipse what else is good : Then if you please those raptures high to touch, Whereof you boast so much: And forbear your crown Till the...

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