The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]., Volum 6

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

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Pàgina 253 - Forgive a moiety of the principal Glancing an eye of pity on his losses. That have of late so huddled on his back ; Enough to press a royal merchant down. And pluck commiseration of his state From brassy bosoms, and rough hearts of flint, From stubborn Turks, and Tartars, never trained To offices of gentle courtesy.
Pàgina 287 - Thy morning bounties ere I left my home. The biscuit, or confectionary plum ; The fragrant waters on my cheeks bestowed By thy own hand, till fresh they shone and glowed ; All this, and, more endearing still than all, Thy constant flow of love, that knew no fall.
Pàgina 326 - And I saw, and beheld a white horse ; and he that sat on him had a bow ; and a crown was given unto him : and he went forth conquering and to conquer. Rev. vi. 2.
Pàgina 286 - I shall not ask Jean Jacques Rousseau If birds confabulate or no ; Tis clear that they were always able To hold discourse at least in fable. And even the child, who knows no better Than to interpret by the letter A story of a cock and bull, Must have a most uncommon skull.
Pàgina 37 - Behold the picture ! Is it like t Like whom ? The things that mount the rostrum with a skip. And then skip down again. Pronounce a text. Cry hem, and reading, what they never wrote, Just fifteen minutes huddle up their work, And with a well-bred whisper close the scene. Cowper.
Pàgina 292 - But martyrs struggle for a brighter prize, And win it with more pain. Their blood is shed In confirmation of the noblest claim» Our claim to feed upon immortal truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free, To soar, and to anticipate the skies.
Pàgina 251 - Whatever hypocrites austerely talk Of purity, and place, and innocence, Defaming as impure what God declares Pure, and commands to some, leaves free to all. Our Maker bids increase : who bids abstain But our destroyer, foe to God and man
Pàgina 288 - Reading makes a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man; and therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory ; if he
Pàgina 192 - many and very great restrictions. Such colonists carry with them only so much of the English law as is applicable to their own situation, and the condition of an infant colony : such for instance, as the general rules for inheritance, and of protection from personal injuries. The artificial refinements and distinctions incident to the property of a
Pàgina 125 - in the various separations and new associations and motions of these permanent particles : compound bodies being apt to break, not in the midst of solid particles, but where these particles are laid together, and touch in a few points. It seems farther, that these particles have not only a vis

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