Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century: Consisting of Authentic Memoirs and Original Letters of Eminent Persons; and Intended as a Sequel to the Literary Anecdotes, Volume 3

Intended as a sequel to the Literary anecdotes.

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Page 714 - ... methinks I see her as an eagle, mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam, — purging and unsealing her long-abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance, while the whole noise of timorous and flocking birds, with those also that love the twilight, flutter about, amazed at what she means, and in their envious gabble would prognosticate a year of sects and schisms.
Page 676 - And whereas heretofore there hath been great diversity in saying and singing in Churches within this realm ; some following Salisbury use, some Hereford use, and some the use of Bangor, some of York, some of Lincoln ; now from henceforth all the whole realm shall have but one use.
Page 714 - Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks : Methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam...
Page 780 - Their dearest action in the tented field; And little of this great world can I speak, More than pertains to feats of broil and battle; And, therefore, little shall I grace my cause In speaking for myself.
Page 460 - Wherein of antres vast and deserts idle, Rough quarries, rocks, and hills whose heads touch heaven, It was my hint to speak, — such was the process: And of the Cannibals that each other eat, The Anthropophagi, and men whose heads Do grow beneath their shoulders.
Page 301 - And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig-tree, from Dan even to Beer-sheba, all the days of Solomon.
Page 167 - Justinian, the Edict of the Grand Duke of Tuscany for the reform of criminal law in his dominions, translated...
Page 800 - I could now and then have told you some hints worth your notice ; and perhaps we may talk a life over. I hope we shall be much together : you must now be to me what you were before, and what dear Mr. Allen was besides. He was taken unexpectedly away, but I think he was a very good man. — I have made little progress in recovery. I am very weak, and very sleepless : but I live on and hope.
Page 225 - In conjunction with them he published in 1687 " Animadversions on the eight Theses laid down, and the inferences deduced from them, in a discourse entitled ' Church Government, Part V.
Page 96 - Arms, such Arms being first duly exemplified according to the Laws of Arms, and recorded in the Herald's Office, otherwise this our Licence and Permission to be void and of none effect.

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