The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 70

W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1790

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Pagina 597 - Here then we have a man of liberal attainments, and in other points of sound judgment, who had addicted his life to the service of the gospel. We see him, in the prosecution of his purpose, travelling from country to country, enduring every species of hardship, encountering every extremity of danger, assaulted by the populace, punished by the magistrates, scourged, beat...
Pagina 653 - ... did actually more than once reach us. Again they would retreat so as to be almost out of sight, their tops reaching to the very clouds. There the tops often separated from the bodies ; and these, once disjoined, dispersed in the air, and did not appear more.
Pagina 486 - I have lived long enough : my way of life Is fall'n into the sear, the yellow leaf ; And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have ; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
Pagina 103 - I have always remarked that women in all countries are civil, obliging, tender, and humane; that they are ever inclined to be gay and cheerful, timorous and modest; and that they do not hesitate, like men, to perform a generous action. Not haughty, not arrogant...
Pagina 487 - ... could trust in as a friend, and could love as a brother: This is the man, whom in your heart above all others, you do, you must, honour. SUCH a character, imperfectly as it has now been drawn, all must acknowledge to be formed solely by the influence of steady religion and virtue. It is...
Pagina 653 - Halboub, having gone twenty-one miles. We were here at once furprifed and terrified by a fight furely one of the moft magnificent in the •world. In that vaft expanfe of defert, from W.
Pagina 470 - Luc with regard to the Theory of Rain. By James Hutton, MD FRS Edin. and Member of the Royal Academy of Agriculture at Paris.— As we could not give a particular account of M.
Pagina 103 - ... have been performed in fo free, and fo kind a manner, that if I was dry, I drank the fweeteft draught, and if hungry, I eat the coarfe morfel with a double telifo.
Pagina 420 - ... fawningly against the breast of a man, who had attracted his notice among the crowd, and delivered the book to him. The dog immediately returned to the place where he had landed, and watched with great attention for all the things that came from the wrecked vessel, seizing • them, and endeavouring to bring them to land.
Pagina 418 - The principal external appearances which distinguish this breed of cattle from all others, are the following : — Their colour is invariably white ; muzzles black ; the whole of the inside of the ear, and about one-third of the outside, from the tip downwards, red ; horns white, with black tips, very fine, and bent upwards : some of the bulls have a thin upright mane, about an inch and a half or two inches long.

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