The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 152

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A. Constable, 1880

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Page 116 - And from thence can soar as soon To the corners of the moon. Mortals, that would follow me, Love Virtue ; she alone is free. She can teach ye how to climb Higher than the sphery chime; Or, if Virtue feeble were, Heaven itself would stoop to her.
Page 118 - The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them; and the Sabeans fell upon them and took them away; yea, they have slain the servants with the edge of the sword; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee.
Page 18 - Change, and there my Lord and most of the company to a club supper ; Sir P. Neale. Sir B. Murray, Dr. Clerke, Dr. Whistler, Dr. Goddard, and others of the most eminent worth. Above all Mr. Boyle was at the meeting, and above him, Mr. Hooke. who is the most, and promises the least, of any man in the world that ever I saw.
Page 242 - FAREWELL [MAY 1669] every time that I take a pen in my hand; and therefore whatever comes of it I must forbear: and therefore resolve from this time forward to have it kept by my people in long-hand, and must...
Page 238 - Sacrament, which troubled me, but I took no notice of it, but she went on from one thing to another till at last it appeared plainly her trouble was at what she saw, but yet I did not know how much she saw, and therefore said nothing to her.
Page 562 - February, 1769, was ordered to be expunged from the journals as " subversive of the rights of the whole body of electors of this kingdom.
Page 114 - I am sure, if I had a severe illness, I should give up at once, I should not struggle for life. I have no tenacity of life.
Page 116 - He has outsoared the shadow of our night; Envy and calumny and hate and pain, And that unrest which men miscall delight, Can touch him not and torture not again...
Page 248 - And so home to our own church, it being the common Fast-day, and it was just before sermon ; but, Lord ! how all the people in the church stared upon me to see me whisper to Sir John Minnes and my Lady Pen. Anon I saw people stirring and whispering below, and by and by comes up the sexton from my Lady Ford to tell me the news, which I had brought, being now sent into the church by Sir W. Batten in writing, and passed from pew to pew.
Page 31 - That all bodies whatsoever that are put into a direct and simple motion, will so continue to move forward in a straight line, till they are by some other effectual powers deflected and bent into a Motion, describing a Circle, Ellipsis, or some other more compounded Curve Line.

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