The European Magazine, and London Review, Tom 18

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Philological Society of London, 1790
 

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Strona 352 - Of thinking too precisely on the event, A thought which, quarter'd, hath but one part wisdom And ever three parts coward, I do not know Why yet I live to say, This thing's to do ; Sith I have cause and will and strength and means To do't.
Strona 16 - ... with. He offered to speak, but was commanded to be gone without a word. In the outer room, James Maxwell required him, as prisoner, to deliver his sword. When he had got it, he cries with a loud voice, for his man to carry my lord lieutenant's sword.
Strona 14 - To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together with a fancy fertile of original combinations, and at once exerted the powers of the scholar, the reasoner, and the wit. But his knowledge was too multifarious to be always exact, and his pursuits were too eager to be always cautious.
Strona 18 - Though a mere private Briton, I triumphed here, in my own mind, over kings and their armies ! and every comparison was leading nearer and nearer to presumption, when the place itself where I stood, the object of my vainglory, suggested what depressed my short-lived triumph.
Strona 194 - ... its head, it got up, pawed two or three times like an old bull, bellowed very loud, stepped back a few steps, and bolted at his legs with all its force ; it then began to paw again, bellowed, stepped back, and bolted as before ; but knowing its intention...
Strona 14 - He was a man of vigorous faculties, a mind fervid and vehement, supplied by incessant and unlimited enquiry, with wonderful extent and variety of knowledge, which yet had not oppressed his imagination, nor clouded his perspicacity.
Strona 169 - And the Lord God said, it is not good for man to be alone; I will make him an help meet, for him...
Strona 194 - If any person come near the calves, they clap their heads close to the ground, and lie like a hare in form to hide themselves...
Strona 266 - I loved Ophelia: forty thousand brothers Could not with all their quantity of love, Make up my sum.
Strona 15 - ... the roof. Every one of these forms went from the one end of the room to the other, and contained about forty men. The two highest were divided from the rest by a rail ; and a rail cutted off from the rest, at every end, some seats.

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