The Monthly repository (and review)., Volume 12


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Page 146 - An ambassador is an honest man, sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.
Page 197 - Seasons" does not contain a single new image of external nature; and scarcely presents a familiar one from which it can be .inferred that the eye of the Poet had been steadily fixed upon his object, much less that his feelings had urged him to work upon it in the spirit of genuine imagination.
Page 208 - Thro' those Windings, and that Shade. Give me there (since Heaven has shown It was not Good to be alone ) A Partner suited to my Mind, Solitary, pleas'd and kind; Who, partially, may something see Preferr'd to all the World in me; Slighting, by my humble Side, Fame and Splendor, Wealth and Pride. When but Two the Earth possest, 'Twas...
Page 204 - In such a night, when every louder wind Is to its distant cavern safe confin'd, And only gentle zephyr fans his wings, And lonely Philomel, still waking, sings; Or from some tree, fam'd for the owl's delight, She, hollowing clear, directs the wand'rer right; In such a night...
Page 202 - Blest be the man ! his memory at least, Who found the art thus to unfold his breast; And taught succeeding times an easy way Their secret thoughts by letters to convey; To baffle absence, and secure delight, Which till that time was limited to sight.
Page 214 - ... a set of the greatest geniuses for government that the world ever saw embarked together in one common cause...
Page 122 - Cocke's, and then again towards Westminster ; but in my way stopped at the Exchange, and got in, the King being newly gone ; and there find the bottom of the first pillar laid. And here was a shed set up, and hung with tapestry, and a canopy of state, and some good victuals and wine, for the King, who, it seems, did it ;2 and so a great many people, as Tom Killigrew, and others of the Court, there.
Page 456 - Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient ; stablish your hearts : for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.
Page 182 - ... the slightest effort; and, after a short time, it is actually seized with the black vomit, identical, in the nature of the matter evacuated with that which is thrown up by an individual labouring under yellow fever.
Page 473 - A New Analysis of Chronology, in which an attempt is made to explain the History and Antiquities of the primitive Nations of the World, and the Prophecies relating to them, on principles tending to remove the imperfection and discordance of preceding systems.

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