The Monthly Review, Volume 79

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R. Griffiths., 1788
Editors: May 1749-Sept. 1803, Ralph Griffiths; Oct. 1803-Apr. 1825, G. E. Griffiths.
 

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Page 529 - For him in vain his anxious wife shall wait, Or wander forth to meet him on his way; For him in vain, at to-fall of the day, His babes shall linger at. th' unclosing gate: Ah, ne'er shall he.
Page 485 - If circumstances lead me, I will find Where truth is hid, though it were hid indeed Within the centre.
Page 9 - Together both, ere the high Lawns appear'd Under the opening eye-lids of the morn, We drove a field, and both together heard What time the Gray-fly winds her sultry horn, Batt'ning our flocks with the fresh dews of night, Oft till the Star that rose, at Ev'ning, bright Toward Heav'ns descent had slop'd his westering wheel.
Page 667 - No body can be healthful without exercise, neither natural body nor politic, and certainly to a kingdom or estate, a just and honourable war is the true exercise. A civil war indeed is like the heat of a fever, but a foreign war is like the heat of exercise, and serveth to keep the body in health, for in a slothful peace both courages will effeminate and manners corrupt.
Page 98 - scapes not calumnious strokes : The canker galls the infants of the spring, Too oft before their buttons be disclosed, And in the morn and liquid dew of youth Contagious blastments are most imminent.
Page 51 - ORIGINAL LETTERS, written during the Reigns of Henry VI., Edward IV., and Richard III., by various Persons of Rank or Consequence.
Page 213 - He may see the embryo statesman, who hereafter may wield and direct at pleasure the mighty and complex system of European Politics, now employing the whole extent of his abilities to circumvent his companions at their plays, or adjusting the important differences, which may arise between the contending heroes of his little circle; or a general, the future terror of France and Spain, now the dread only of his equals, and the undisputed lord and president of the boxing-ring.
Page 173 - Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot...
Page 81 - O'er the cold corse the warrior seems to bend, Deep sunk in grief, and mourns his murder'd friend ! Still as they press he calls on all around, Lifts the torn robe, and points the bleeding wound ! But who is he whose brows exalted bear A wrath impatient, and a fiercer airf ? Awake to all that injur'd worth can feel, On his own Rome he turns th
Page 343 - Wood says, that he draws his account of Milton " from his " own mouth to my friend, who " was well acquainted with and " had from him, and from his " relations after his death, most " of this account of his life and

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