The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 168

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Edw. Cave, 1736-[1868], 1840 - English essays

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Page 464 - His fault is much, and the good King his master Will check him for 't : your purposed low correction Is such as basest and contemned'st wretches For pilferings and most common trespasses Are punished with : the King must take it ill That he, so slightly valued in his messenger, Should have him thus restrained.
Page 10 - and colleges ." That the deficiency lamented by the Bishop existed full fifty years after, is more than insinuated in Cowper's satirical allusion to Dr. Trusler :— ' He teaches those to read, whom schools dismissed And colleges untaught ; sells accent, tone, And emphasis in score, and gives to prayer, Th" adagio and andante it demands.'£
Page 477 - in any way to subsist, or of which we have any notion." And " an adjective is a word added to a substantive to express its quality." These two definitions bring some very important points to issue. Lowth asserts that " adjectives arc very improperly called nouns, for they are not the names of things.
Page 355 - seen the verses which Dr. Parr subjoined to his MS. Catalogue. They are very good as far as they go, but they do not go far enough for a Christian. " Summe Deus ! grates a me tibi semper agendas Quod bona librorum, et....
Page 578 - The expression is formed by the coalescence of the words at one, the verb to set or some equivalent being omitted. Thus in the Acts, ' He showed himself to them as they strove, and would have set them at one again.' And in the Beehive of the Romish Church, ' Through which God is made at one with us, and hath forgiven us
Page 619 - ye believe not me, believe the works ; that ye may know and believe that the Father is in me, and I in him !
Page 88 - very pathetic ; Johnson bluntly denied it. ' I am sure,' said she, ' they have affected me.' ' Why,' said Johnson, smiling, and rolling himself about, ' that is because, dearest, you're a dunce.' When she some time afterwards mentioned this to him, ho said, with equal truth and politeness, ' Madam ! if I had thought so, I certainly should not have said it.
Page 7 - text—' Mine House shall be called a House of Prayer for all people ! '—so much the better. But if the people stay away, still let the peculiar servants of the sanctuary be at their post ; content with the certainty of His presence, for whose glory they were
Page 251 - voluto il fato." La Rochefoucauld, author of the Maxims, was the supposed father of this duke, or, at least, the lover of his mother, to whom he addressed the oft-repeated lines : — " Pour mériter son cœur, pour plaire à ses beaux yeux, J'ai fait la guerre
Page 463 - Stand here by me, master Robert Shallow. I will make the King do you grace : I will leer upon him as 'a comes by ; and do but mark the countenance that he will give me.

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