Zobeide, a tragedy. The Czar, an historical tragedy. Four dissertations: On covetousness, On hypocrisy, On the prosperous condition of men in this world, On continuance in well-doing. Fidelia, or the prevalence of fashion. Remarks on North Wales. The life of John Wilkes

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J. B. Nichols, 1828
 

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Pàgina 248 - In magic Spenser's wildly-warbled song I see deserted "Una wander wide Through wasteful solitudes, and lurid heaths, Weary, forlorn ; than when the fated fair Upon the bosom bright of silver Thames Launches in all the lustre of brocade, Amid the splendours of the laughing sun. The gay description palls upon the sense, And coldly strikes the mind with feeble bliss.
Pàgina 201 - For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost, And have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come, If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open shame.
Pàgina 188 - Tush, say they, how should God perceive it : is there knowledge in the Most High? 12 Lo, these are the ungodly, these prosper in the world, and these have riches in possession : and I said, Then have I cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency.
Pàgina 187 - Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God.
Pàgina 399 - But chief he gloried with licentious style To lash the great, and monarchs to revile. His figure such as might his soul proclaim; One eye was blinking, and one leg was lame: His mountain shoulders half his breast o'erspread, Thin hairs bestrew'd his long misshapen head. Spleen to mankind his envious heart possess'd, And much he hated all, but most the best...
Pàgina 399 - In scandal busy, in reproaches bold : With witty malice studious to defame ; Scorn all his joy, and laughter all his aim. But chief he gloried with licentious style To lash the great, and monarchs to revile.
Pàgina 351 - Caen; in order to approach which, we passed over a rude alpine bridge, formed of the trunk of an oak thrown from rock to rock, and hanging frightfully over a black torrent that roared many feet beneath it. We descended with some difficulty to the bottom of the fall. Here the effect is very grand. A sheet of water is seen pouring down a rugged declivity, nearly perpendicular, of two hundred feet...
Pàgina 363 - C observed, that if he were Bishop of Bangor the only translation he should covet would be from thence to Heaven !" The prelate who then ruled the diocese was Dr.
Pàgina 162 - There are, says she, in one of her dispatches to him, insuperable difficulties, with respect to the ancient and fundamental laws of the government of our people ; which we fear do not permit sO severe and rigorous a sentence to be given, as your imperial majesty at first seemed to expect in this case ; and we persuade ourself, that your imperial majesty, who are a prince famous for clemency and exact justice, will not require us, who are the guardian and protectress of the laws, to inflict a punishment...
Pàgina 161 - Manchester had been insulted at Venice. That State had broken through their fundamental laws to content the Queen of Great Britain. How noble a picture, of Government, when a Monarch that can force another nation to infringe its constitution, dare not violate his own ! One...

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