The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 55

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W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1783
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Page 474 - For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness; all these evil things come from within, and defile the man.
Page 275 - ... in their minds. In Painting it is far better to have a model even to depart from, than to have nothing fixed and certain to determine the idea. When there is a model, there is something to proceed on, something to be corrected; so that even supposing no part is adopted, the model has still been not without use.
Page 461 - Harvest-home or Thanksgiving to Ceres and Bacchus; the third, the Victors at Olympia; the fourth, Navigation, or the Triumph of the Thames; the fifth, the Distribution of Premiums in the Society of Arts; and the sixth, Elysium, or the State of final Retribution. Three of these subjects are poetical ; the others historical.
Page 433 - The surf begins to assume its form at some distance from the place where it breaks, gradually accumulating as it moves forward, till it gains a height, in common, of fifteen to twenty feet,* when it overhangs at top, and falls, like a cascade, nearly perpendicular, involving itself as it descends.
Page 220 - Sees to which they should be first appointed ; this consideration would induce them to render their places of residence more comfortable and commodious ; and an opportunity of living more comfortably, would beget an inclination to live more constantly in them. Being wedded as it were to a particular Diocese, they would think it expedient to become, and they would of...
Page 436 - ... is liable to more violent agitation than nearer, the poles, where their power is felt only by indirect communication. The equatorial parts of the earth performing their diurnal revolution with greater velocity than the reft, a larger circle being defcribed in the fame time...
Page 273 - That round, relieve, inspirit ev'ry part ; Hence deem'd divine, the world his merit own'd, With riches loaded, and with honours crown'd : From all their charms combin'd, with happy toil, Did Annibal compose his wondrous style : O'er the fair fraud so close a veil is thrown, That every borrow'd grace becomes his own.
Page 52 - Pensavin, aloud declare Throughout the earth, in everlasting lays, My foes against me wage inglorious war. Oh, tell them, too, that ne'er, among my crimes, Did breach of faith, deceit, or fraud appear ; That infamy will brand to latest times The insults I receive, while captive here. Know, all ye men of Anjou and Touraine, And...
Page 455 - ... dangerous height. Our divine Lawgiver showed his wisdom equally in what he enjoined, and what he left unnoticed. He knew exactly, what no Pagan philosopher ever knew, where to be silent and where to speak. It was not his intention, it was indeed far below his dignity, to say fine things upon popular subjects; pleasing perhaps to a few, but utterly useless to the bulk of mankind. His object was of a much more important and extensive nature...
Page 397 - Selden was highly indebted to the books and instructions of sir Robert Cotton, as he thankfully acknowledges in more places than one. In a word, this great and worthy man was the generous patron of all lovers of antiquities, and his house and library were always open to ingenious and inquisitive persons.

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