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Page 164 - It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted, by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of inquiry , but that it is, now at length, discovered to be fictitious.
Page 171 - A thousand men, that fishes gnaw'd upon ; Wedges of gold, great anchors, heaps of pearl, Inestimable stones, unvalued jewels, All scattered in the bottom of the sea, Some lay in dead men's skulls ; and in those holes Where eyes did once inhabit, there were crept (As...
Page 341 - The third way is that of imitation, where the translator (if now he has not lost that name) assumes the liberty, not only to vary from the words and sense, but to forsake them both as he sees occasion; and taking only some general hints from the original, to run division on the groundwork, as he pleases.
Page 106 - MAJESTY'S TREASURY. UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE MASTER OF THE ROLLS. ON the 26th of January 1857, the Master of the Rolls submitted to the Treasury a proposal for the publication of materials for the History of this Country from the Invasion of the Romans to the Reign of Henry VIII.
Page 482 - If once they hear that voice, their liveliest pledge Of hope in fears and dangers, heard so oft In worst extremes, and on the perilous edge Of battle when it raged, in all assaults Their surest signal, they will soon resume New courage and revive, though now they lie Grovelling and prostrate on yon lake of fire, 280 As we erewhile, astounded and amazed, No wonder, fallen such a pernicious height.
Page 342 - Examine how your humour is inclin'd, And which the ruling passion of your mind; Then seek a poet who your way does bend, And choose an author as you choose a friend.
Page 40 - Are the actions of / men, and therefore of societies, governed, by, fixed laws, or are they the result either of chance or of supernatural interference ? The discussion of these alternatives will suggest some speculations of considerable interest.
Page 44 - If plagues or earthquakes break not Heav'n's design, Why then a Borgia, or a Catiline ? Who knows but he, whose hand the light'ning forms, Who heaves old ocean, and who wings the storms; Pours fierce ambition in a Caesar's mind, Or turns young Ammon loose to scourge mankind?
Page 341 - Fortune, that with malicious joy Does Man, her slave, oppress, Proud of her office to destroy, Is seldom pleased to bless; Still various and unconstant still, But with an inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades, delights in strife And makes a lottery of life. I can enjoy her while she's kind, But when she dances in the wind, And shakes the wings and will not stay, I puff the prostitute away.