The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 59

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Tobias Smollett
R[ichard]. Baldwin, at the Rose in Pater-noster-Row, 1785 - Books
 

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Page 24 - Yes, I am proud ; I must be proud to see Men, not afraid of God, afraid of me ; Safe from the bar, the pulpit, and the throne, Yet touch'd and sham'd by ridicule alone.
Page 313 - My son, fear thou the LORD and the king : and meddle not with them that are given to change...
Page 427 - To quell the mighty of the earth, the oppressor, The brute and boisterous force of violent men, Hardy and industrious to support Tyrannic power, but raging to pursue The righteous, and all such as honour truth!
Page 433 - And every charm of gentler eloquenceAll perifhable !— like th' electric fire, But ftrike the frame — and as they ftrike expire ; Incenfe too pure a bodied flame to bear, Its fragrance charms the fenfe, and blends with air...
Page 399 - Rondeau : By two black eyes my heart was won, Sure never wretch was more undone...
Page 164 - ... near to each other, as probably to be liable to be affected sensibly by their mutual gravitation: and it is therefore not unlikely, that the periods of the revolutions of some of these about their principals (the smaller ones being, upon this hypothesis, to be considered as satellites to the others) may some time or other be discovered.
Page 262 - Where hopelefs anguifh pour'd his groan, And lonely want retir'd to die. No fummons mock'd by chill delay, No petty gain difdain'd by pride ; The modeft wants of every day The toil of every day fupply'd. His virtues walk'd their narrow round, Nor made a paufe, nor left a void ; And fure th' Eternal Mafter found The fingle talent well employ'd.
Page 136 - The pulsations in every limb, and ramifications of veins and arteries in an animal, could not be more reciprocal...
Page 91 - Earl of Bristol, then being in waiting and lying there, he unbolted the door upon my knocking, and asked me, ' What news ? ' I told him I had a letter for the king. The earl then demanded the letter of me, which I told him I could deliver to none but the king himself.
Page 136 - ... and under the regulation of the heart, than the members of this body of musicians under that of the conductor and leader. The totality of sound seemed to proceed from one voice and one instrument ; and its powers produced not only new and exquisite sensations in judges and lovers of the art, but were felt by those who never received pleasure from music before.

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