The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 20

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F. and C. Rivington, 1802

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Page 515 - Orford,) were, for the most part, as completely out of my reach, as a crown and sceptre. There was indeed a resource ; but the utmost caution and secrecy were necessary in applying to it.
Page 305 - For a small moment have I forsaken thee, but with great mercies will I gather thee. In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment ; 'but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith the Lord thy Redeemer.
Page 293 - Send one of you, and let him fetch your brother, and ye shall be kept in prison, that your words may be proved, whether there be any truth in you: or else, by the life of Pharaoh, surely ye are spies.
Page 293 - And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.
Page 259 - Can gild the horrors of the gloom. But bitter, bitter are the tears Of her who slighted love bewails ; No hope her dreary prospect cheers, No pleasing melancholy hails.
Page 593 - Buonaparte's policy foresaw the danger, and power produced the erasure; but let no man, calculating on the force of circumstances which may prevent such an avowal as is solicited, presume on this to deny the whole : there are records which remain, and which in due season will be produced. In the interim, this representation will be sufficient to stimulate enquiry ; and, Frenchmen, your honour is indeed interested in the examination.
Page 591 - ... rage, yet heard the voice of pity, received its impression, and proudly refused to be any longer the executioners of an unresisting enemy. Soldiers of the Italian army...
Page 588 - ... thus alone some dragoons of the French cavalry penetrated to the spot, and he was thrown from his horse. One of them, from the...
Page 616 - I can bear: he fully satisfies my expectation: he treats his subject home: his spleen is raised, and he raises mine ; I have the pleasure of concernment in all he says : he drives his reader along with him ; and when he is at the end of his way, I willingly stop with him. If he went another stage, it would be too far ; it would make a journey of a progress, and turn delight into fatigue.
Page 292 - Heaven and the earth ; and the earth was without form, and void, and darknefs was upon the face of the deep ; and the fpirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

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