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Page 110 - ... chicken-pox, the idea of such an occurrence, in deference to authority so truly respectable, has been generally relinquished. This I conceive has been without just reason; for after we have seen, among many others, so strong a case as that recorded by Mr. Edward Withers, Surgeon, of Newbury, Berks, in the fourth volume of the Memoirs of the Medical Society of London (from which I take the following extracts), no one, I think, will again doubt the fact. "Mr. Richard Langford, a farmer of West...
Page 17 - Smooth to the shelving brink a copious flood Rolls fair and placid; where collected all, In one impetuous torrent, down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round.
Page 568 - ... thereunto, borrowed even from the praises which are proper to virtue itself. As of a most notorious thief, and wicked outlaw...
Page 618 - Prison WHEN Love with unconfined wings Hovers within my gates, And my divine Althea brings To whisper at the grates — When I lie tangled in her hair And fettered to her eye, The birds that wanton in the air Know no such liberty.
Page 569 - They eat sae much o' the venison, And drank sae much o' the blude, That Johnie and a' his bluidy hounds, Fell asleep as they had been dead. And by there came a silly auld carle, An ill death mote he die ! For he's awa' to Hislinton, Where the Seven Foresters did lie. " What news, what news, ye gray-headed carle, What news bring ye to me ?" " I bring nae news," said the gray-headed carle, " Save what these eyes did see.
Page 616 - Because they practise and maintain The language of the beast : We'll drive the doctors out of doors, And arts, whate'er thpy be ; We'll cry both arts and learning down, And hey ! then up go we...
Page xvi - ; and at the close of the volume he protests that " the God of Moses, Jehovah, if he really be such as he is described in the Pentateuch, is not the God whom I adore ; nor the God whom I could love.
Page 441 - Testaments into chapters, being the same that we now have. These chapters he subdivided into smaller portions, distinguishing them by the letters of the alphabet; and, by those means...
Page 615 - Yok'd with a slow-foot ox on fallow field, Can right areed how handsomely besets Dull spondees with the English dactylets. If Jove speak English in a thundring cloud, " Thwick thwack," and " riff raff," roars he out aloud. Fie on the forged mint that did create New coin of words never articulate.