The British Critic, Volume 12

F. and C. Rivington, 1798
Reviews of new British and European publications and correspondence from readers.

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Page 252 - That all acquisitions made under the influence of a military force, or by treaty with foreign princes, do of right belong to the State.
Page 374 - Much more, sir, is he to be abhorred, who, as he has advanced in age, has receded from virtue, and becomes more wicked with less temptation ; who prostitutes himself for money which he cannot enjoy, and spends the remains of his life in the ruin of his country.
Page 18 - Sure the most bitter is a scornful jest ; Fate never wounds more deep the generous heart Than when a blockhead's insult points the dart.
Page 252 - Before I sit down, I have one request to make to the house ; that when they come to decide upon my honour, they will not forget their own.
Page 248 - that lad should live to be a man, and an opportunity be given for the exertion of his talents, few names will be greater than his.
Page 42 - If thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and fearful name, the LORD THY GOD ; then the LORD will make thy plagues wonderful, and the plagues of thy seed, even great plagues, and of long continuance, and sore sicknesses, and of long continuance.
Page 249 - Clive was complimented by his friends on his behaviour on this occasion, he made the following remark : " The man has given me my life, and I have no right in future to mention his behaviour at the card-table; although I will never pay him, nor ever keep him company.
Page 521 - This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope. It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning : great is Thy faithfulness.
Page 285 - Be of good courage, and let us behave ourselves valiantly for our people, and for the cities of our God : and let the LORD do that which is good in his sight.
Page 396 - Wood, a patent for coining farthings and halfpence, to the value of £100,000 flerling, on certain terms" which the patentee was bound to follow. William Wood, who in the party language of Swift is ridiculed under the denomination of a hardware man and a low mechanic, was a great proprietor and renter of iron works in England.

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