What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
afterwards appeared appointed April archbishop Beaumont became Bell Bennett Bentham Bentinck Bentley Beresford Berkeley Bernard Betterton Bewick bishop born Brit British British Museum brother buried Cambridge Captain castle Charles church College command council court daughter death died Dublin Duke Earl Edinburgh edition educated Edward elected England English engraved estates Fasti father France French Gent George Henry Henry VIII Hertfordshire Hist History House of Lords James July June king king's Lady land Leicestershire letter Lincoln's Inn Lincolnshire lived London Lord Lord George Bentinck manuscript March marriage married Memoirs ment Oxford parliament poem portrait printed published Queen received resigned returned Richard Robert Rolls Series Royal Scotland sent Sept sermons ship Shropshire Sir John Society Thomas Thomas Bewick tion took Trinity College volume wife William William Bedloe writings wrote
Page 271 - Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure. It is for them alone to point out what we ought to do, as well as to determine what we shall do.
Page 310 - Garth thus compliments his antagonist, at his expense, in the following lines : So diamonds take a lustre from their foil, And to a Bentley 'tis we owe a Boyle...
Page 40 - KARAMANIA; OR, A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE SOUTH COAST OF ASIA MINOR. And of the Remains of Antiquity : with Maps, Plans, Views, &c.
Page 327 - The Miseries of Human Life ; or the Last Groans of Timothy Testy and Samuel Sensitive, with a few supplementary Sighs from Mrs. Testy.
Page 309 - ... a vacuum, without the mediation of anything else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it. Gravity must be caused by an agent acting constantly according to certain laws ; but whether this agent be material or immaterial, I have left to the consideration of my readers.
Page 439 - The wonderful agony which he appeared in when he examined the circumstance of the handkerchief in Othello ; the mixture of love that intruded upon his mind, upon the innocent answers Desdemona makes, betrayed in his...
Page 271 - By utility is meant that property in any object, whereby it tends to produce benefit, advantage, pleasure, good, or happiness (all this in the present case comes to the same thing), or (what comes again to the same thing) to prevent the happening of mischief, pain, evil, or unhappiness to the party whose interest is considered...
Page 350 - So much understanding, so much knowledge, so much innocence, and such humility, I did not think had been the portion of any but angels, till I saw this gentleman.