The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 31

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W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1771 - English literature
 

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Page 191 - Junius burst into notice with a blaze of impudence which has rarely glared upon the world before, and drew the rabble after him as a monster makes a show. When he had once provided for his safety by impenetrable secrecy, he had nothing to combat but truth and justice, enemies whom he knows to be feeble in the dark. Being then at liberty to indulge himself in all the immunities of invisibility; out of the reach of...
Page 322 - The f.ftle of the chieftain was a kind of palace, to which every man of his tribe was made welcome, and where he was entertained according to his ftation, in time of peace, and to which all flocked at the found of war.
Page 140 - O how canst thou renounce the boundless store Of charms which Nature to her votary yields ! The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves, and garniture of fields; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, And all that echoes to the song of even, All that the mountain's sheltering bosom shields, And all the dread magnificence of Heaven, O how canst thou renounce, and hope to be forgiven...
Page 323 - If not engaged in war, they indulged themfelves in fummer in the moft delicious of all pleafures to men in a cold climate and a romantic country, the enjoyment of the fun, and of the...
Page 199 - This idea of the perfect state of nature, which the Artist calls ' the Ideal Beauty, is the great leading principle by which works of genius are conducted.
Page 384 - Partake, he said, my simple store, Dried fruits, and milk, and curds; And spreading all upon the board, Invites with kindly words. \ Thanks, father, for thy bounteous fare ; The youthful couple say : Then freely ate, and made good cheer, And talk'd their cares away.
Page 399 - Religion into South Britain about the period of the great revolt and defeat of the Britons under Boadicia, AD 61. For having briefly mentioned thefe events, he adds,
Page 110 - Ah! that's an office I am weary of: I wish a friend would take it up: I would to Heaven you had leisure for the employ; but, did you drive a trade...
Page 457 - The power of the government is settled and fixed by the commandment of 'honour thy Father'; if there were a higher power than the fatherly, then this command could not stand and be observed" (FW 188). Filmer's omission is obvious. In service of political patriarchalism, the last half of the fifth commandment was dropped. All honor due to mother was forgotten. Filmer...
Page 325 - The garters of their stockings were tied under the knee, with a view to give more freedom to the limb; and they wore no breeches, that they might climb mountains with the greater ease.

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