The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 69; Volume 1790

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Tobias Smollett
R[ichard]. Baldwin, at the Rose in Pater-noster-Row, 1790 - Books
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Page 153 - Come, and let us return unto the Lord: for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up. After two days will he revive us: in the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight.
Page 153 - Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.
Page 75 - AND there mall be figns in the fun, and in the moon, and in the ftars ; and upon the earth diftrefs of nations, with perplexity ; the fea and the waves roaring ; men's hearts failing them for fear...
Page 71 - Civil governors are properly the servants of the public ; and a King is no more than the first servant of the public, created by it, maintained by it, and responsible to it : and all the homage paid him, is due to him on no other account than his relation to the public.
Page 121 - Observation on the Time of the Death and Place of Burial of Queen Katharine Parr.
Page 399 - Varina, how imagination leads me beyond myself and all my sorrows! It is sunk, and a thousand graves lie open ! — No, madam, I will give you no more of my unhappy temper, though I derive it all from you.
Page 47 - In his way to town, a fit of melancholy and despair having seized him, he alighted, and giving his horse to the servant, went into a field, in the corner of which there was a pond surrounded with trees, which pointed out to his choice two ways of getting rid of life ; but not being more inclined to the one than...
Page 319 - William's building contains the great hall, vestibule, and dome, designed and erected by Sir Christopher Wren. The tambour of the dome is formed by a circle of columns duplicated, of the Composite order, with four projecting groups of columns at the quoins. The attic above is a circle without breaks, covered with the dome, and terminated with a turret. In the tympanum of the...
Page 604 - East; and are altogether, in their form, ornaments, and compass, an incontestable proof, stronger than a thousand Greek quotations, that geometry, drawing, mechanics, and music, were at the greatest perfection when this instrument was made ; and that the period from which we date the invention of these arts was only the beginning of the era of their restoration.
Page 383 - To leave their first disordered combating, And in a dance such measure to observe As all the world their motion should preserve. Since when they still are carried in a round, " And changing come one in another's place; Yet do they neither mingle nor confound, But every one doth keep the bounded space Wherein the dance doth bid it turn or trace. This wondrous miracle did Love devise, For dancing is love's proper exercise. Like this he framed the gods...

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