The British Critic, Volumen6

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F. and C. Rivington, 1795
 

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Página 175 - My son, fear thou the LORD and the king : and meddle not with them that are given to change...
Página 230 - O'erspread with snares the clouded maze of fate ; Where wav'ring man, betray'd by vent'rous pride To tread the dreary paths, without a guide, As treach'rous phantoms in the mist delude, Shuns fancied ills, or chases airy good...
Página 485 - Fair laughs the Morn, and soft the zephyr blows, While proudly riding o'er the azure realm In gallant trim the gilded vessel goes: Youth on the prow, and Pleasure at the helm: Regardless of the sweeping whirlwind's sway, That hush'd in grim repose expects his evening prey.
Página 230 - LOOK round the habitable world, how few ., Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue. How void of reason are our hopes and fears! What in the conduct of our life appears So well designed, so luckily begun, But when we have our wish, we wish undone...
Página 264 - The use of this feigned history hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it, the world being in proportion inferior to the soul...
Página 365 - in one God, but under the following dispensation or economy — that there is also a Son of God, his Word, who proceeded from him ; by whom all things were made, and without whom nothing was made...
Página 13 - Cavendish ascertained the weight and other properties of inflammable air, determining it to be at least seven times lighter than common air. Soon after which, it occurred to Dr. Black, that, perhaps a thin bag filled with inflammable air might be buoyed up by the common atmosphere...
Página 488 - Any fuggeftions of th^ expediency of a reform in the church, whether in relation to the irregularities of its difcipline, or the errors of its doctrine as exhibited in a fet of...
Página 230 - ... mist delude, Shuns fancied ills, or chases airy good. How rarely reason guides the stubborn choice, Rules the bold hand, or prompts the suppliant voice, How nations sink, by darling schemes oppress'd, When Vengeance listens to the fool's request. Fate wings with ev'ry wish th...
Página 101 - I was so far relieved ; but the mortification and injury I underwent from it, joined to the agitation of the preceding week, made a visible inroad on my health.

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