Encyclopędia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Volume 16, Part 1
Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig
A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar, 1796 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 139 - And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.
Page 132 - Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming: it stirreth up the dead for thee, even all the chief ones of the earth; it hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations.
Page 88 - He was perfumed like a milliner, And 'twixt his finger and his thumb he held A pouncet-box, which ever and anon He gave his nose and took't away again; Who therewith angry, when it next came there, Took it in snuff...
Page 88 - But, I remember, when the fight was done, When I was dry with rage, and extreme toil, Breathless and faint, leaning upon my sword, Came there a certain lord, neat, trimly...
Page 145 - ... also of forcibly impressing the carriages and horses of the subject, to do the king's business on the public roads, in the conveyance of timber, baggage, and the like, however inconvenient to the proprietor, upon paying him a settled price...
Page 50 - Doctor coming up to his. chamber, suspecting nothing of what had been done, put up the box as formerly. The next day, going to the...
Page 29 - ... to keep the peace, to pay a debt, or the like. It is in most respects like another bond : the difference being chiefly this : that the bond is the creation of a fresh debt or obligation de novo, the recognizance is an acknowledgment of a former debt upon record ; the form whereof is, "that AB doth acknowledge to owe to our lord the king, to the plaintiff, to CD, or the like, the sum of ten pounds...
Page 201 - Every opportunity, therefore, should be taken to discountenance that false and vulgar opinion, that rules are the fetters of genius ; they are fetters only to men of no genius ; as that armour, which upon the strong is an ornament and a defence, upon the weak and mis-shapen becomes a load, and cripples the body which it was made to protect.
Page 233 - ... excelled his original in the moral effect of the fiction. Lothario, with gaiety which cannot be hated, and bravery which cannot be despised, retains too much of the spectator's kindness. It was in the power of Richardson alone to teach us at once esteem and detestation, to make virtuous resentment overpower all the benevolence which wit, and elegance, and courage, naturally excite; and to lose at last the hero in the villain.