Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: pt. 1. Index to vols. 1-6. pt. 2. Index to vols. 8-9


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Pagina 4 - Even from the grave thou shalt have power to charm. Bid them be chaste, be innocent, like thee; Bid them in Duty's sphere as meekly move; And if so fair, from vanity as free; As firm in friendship, and as fond in love. Tell them, though...
Pagina 4 - ... have power to charm. Bid them be chaste, be innocent, like thee ; Bid them in Duty's sphere as meekly move ; And if so fair, from vanity as free ; As firm in friendship, and as fond in love. Tell them, though 'tis an awful thing to die, ('Twas e'en to thee) yet the dread path once trod, Heaven lifts its everlasting portals high, And bids " the pure in heart behold their God.
Pagina 4 - Framed every tie that binds the heart to prove, Her duty friendship, and her friendship love. But yet, remembering that the parting sigh Appoints the just to slumber, not to die, The starting tear I check'd, — I kiss'd the rod, — And not to earth resign'd her, but to God ! SILENT WORSHIP.
Pagina 4 - And watch in dumb despair the shortening breath ; If chance direct him to this artless line, Let the sad mourner know — his pangs were mine. Ordain'd to lose the partner of my breast, Whose...
Pagina 4 - ... humanity ; and her heart was warm with all its best affections. Her sense was strong, her judgment accurate, her wit engaging, and her taste refined ; while the elegance of her form, the graces of her manners, and the natural propriety that ever accompanied her words and action-, made her virtues doubly attractive, and taught her equally to command respect and love.
Pagina 263 - A Full and Impartial Account of all the late Proceedings in the University of Cambridge against Dr. Bentley,
Pagina 447 - The Belief of a Future State proved to be a fundamental article of the religion of the Hebrews, and held by the philosophers, &c." and two or three polemic pieces with Warburton were the consequence of this. His next work was, " Remarks upon Middleton's Free Inquiry into the Miraculous Powers, &c.
Pagina 447 - The Divine Legation of Mahomet." It produced several answers, and so much abuse from the authors of " The Weekly Miscellany," that in less than two months he was constrained to defend himself in " A Vindication, of the Author of the Divine Legation of Moses, from the aspersions of the Country Clergyman's Letter in the Weekly Miscellany of February 14, 1737-8,
Pagina 232 - Inn, in the form of a sermon, 'to prove the truth of revealed religion in general, and of the Christian in particular, from the completion of the prophecies in the Old and New Testament, which relate to the Christian church, especially to the apostacy of papal Rome.
Pagina 464 - The difficulties and discouragements which attend the Study of the Scriptures, in the way of private judgment...