What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
addreſs againſt almoſt alſo anſwer becauſe beſides beſt bill buſineſs caſe cauſe circumſtances cloſe conſequence conſideration conſidered conſtitution courſe deſcribed deſign deſire diſ diſtance Engliſh Eſq eſtabliſhed exerciſe expreſſed firſt fºr greateſt himſelf hiſtory honour Houſe of Commons increaſe intereſt iſland itſelf juſt juſtice laſt leaſt leſs Lord loſs loſt Majeſty Majeſty's maſter meaſure miniſters miniſtry Miſs moſt muſic muſt neceſſary neceſſity obſerved occaſion oppoſition parliament paſs paſſed perſons Pitt pleaſed pleaſure poſſible preſent preſerve propoſed publiſhed purpoſe queſtion raiſed reaſon repreſentatives reſolution reſpect reſt riſe ſaid ſame ſay ſcene ſea ſecond ſee ſeems ſeen ſenſe ſent ſerve ſervice ſet ſeveral ſhall ſhe ſhips ſhort ſhould ſide ſince ſituation ſmall ſociety ſome ſon ſoon ſpeak ſpirit ſtate ſtill ſtrong ſtudy ſubject ſuch ſuffer ſufficient ſum ſupply ſupport ſuppoſed ſure themſelves theſe thoſe tion univerſal uſe uſual verſes whoſe wiſh
Page 362 - ... certain it is that whosoever hath his mind fraught with many thoughts, his wits and understanding do clarify and break up in the communicating and discoursing with another:, he tosseth his thoughts more easily; he marshalleth them more orderly; he seeth how they look when they are turned into words; finally, he waxeth wiser than himself, and that more by an hour's discourse than by a day's meditation.
Page 487 - SWEET maid, if thou would'st charm my sight, And bid these arms thy neck infold ; That rosy cheek, that lily hand, • Would give thy poet more delight Than all Bocara's vaunted gold, Than all the gems of Samarcand.
Page 453 - And accordingly she is provided with the organs and faculty of speech, by which she can throw out signs with amazing facility, and vary them without end. Thus we have built up an animal body, which would seem to be pretty complete ; but as it is the nature of matter to be altered and worked upon by matter, so in a very little time such a living creature must be destroyed, if there is no provision for...
Page 26 - Esq., to collect and publish my works, with the remarks and explanations he has prepared, and any others he thinks proper to make.
Page 220 - Life; yet running perhaps the same Course, which Rome itself had run before it; from virtuous Industry to Wealth; from Wealth to Luxury; from Luxury to an Impatience of Discipline and Corruption of Morals; till by a total Degeneracy and loss of Virtue, being grown ripe for Destruction, it falls a Prey at last to some hardy Oppressor, and, with the Loss of Liberty, losing every Thing else, that is valuable, sinks gradually again into its original Barbarism.
Page 309 - ... admitting among the additions of later times, only such as may supply real deficiencies, such as are readily adopted by the genius of our tongue, and incorporate easily with our native idioms.
Page 22 - ... and to all nations; not to be dipt in the dirt of the faction of a day, of an insignificant part of the country, when it might command the admiration of the whole.
Page 471 - A ftranger may be accommodated not only comfortably, but moft elegantly, at many public hotels ; and the perfon who in 1763 was obliged to put up with accommodation little better than that of a waggoner or carrier, may now be lodged like a prince, and command every luxury of life — His guinea, it muft be owned, will not go quite fo far as it did in 1763.
Page 362 - Neither is this second fruit of friendship, in opening the understanding, restrained only to such friends as are able to give a man counsel, (they indeed are best,) but even without that a man learneth of himself, and bringeth his own thoughts to light, and whetteth his wits as against a stone, which itself cuts not.