The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 1

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J. Murray, 1783
 

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Page 21 - And remember that thou wast a servant in the land of Egypt, and that the Lord thy God brought thee out thence through a mighty hand and by a stretched out arm ; therefore the Lord thy God commanded thee to keep the sabbath day.
Page 261 - Beyond or love's or friendship's sacred band, Beyond myself I prize my native land: On this foundation would I build my fame, And emulate the Greek and Roman name; Think England's peace bought cheaply with my blood, And die with pleasure for my country's good.
Page 200 - ... Chancellor, the two Chief Justices, and the Chief Baron, it became the practice to prefix such a licence to all Reports published after that period, in which it was usual for the rest of the Judges to concur, and to add to the imprimatur a testimonial of the great judgment and learning of the author.
Page 35 - ... well done, good and faithful fervant, enter thou into the joy of thy Lord, and into thy mafter's reft.
Page 96 - The School for Scandal, a Comedy; as it is performed at the TheatreRoyal in Drury-Lane.
Page 261 - Beyond myfelf I prize my native Land : On this Foundation would I build my Fame, And emulate the Greek and Roman Name ; Think England's Peace bought cheaply with my Blood, And die with pleafure for my Country's Good. [Exit, ACT * ACT IV. SCENE I. r ' SCENE continues. 9nter Duke a/. GL o' s TER, RATCLIFEE, and GATEs BYGL O'S r E'R.
Page 10 - All their bufmefs is tranfacted, and all their accounts are kept in it ; and, as their fyftem of education is, in general, very confined, there are few among them that can write or read any other idiom ; the uneducated, or eight parts in ten of the whole nation, are neceffarily confined to the ufage of their mother tongue.
Page 464 - ... multitude. The executioner held the reins of the mule, and, as he went along, proclaimed aloud the following words: »This is the judgment, which, by the orders of our sovereign lord the king, is inflicted on this man for his having been the instigator of an...
Page 309 - ... method. Citizens and lawyers are plain enough in their apparel, but the female part of their family vies with the first court ladies in expensive dress, and all the vanities of modish fopperies.
Page 193 - Nature; and never to confound the animal with the slave, the beast of burden with the creature of God. Man holds a legitimate dominion over the brute animals, which no revolution can destroy. It is the dominion of mind over matter; a right of Nature founded upon unalterable laws, a gift of the Almighty, by which man is enabled at all times to perceive the dignity of his being: for his power is not derived from his being the most perfect, the strongest, or the most dexterous of all animals. If he...

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