The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, المجلد 40

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R. Griffiths, 1769
 

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الصفحة 414 - He defpifes the mean thought of providing for the happinefs of themfelves alone, and fets the great promifes of heaven before them. His perfuafions, being feconded by good omens, prevail ; neverthelefs they leave behind them the old men and the women, together with. fuch as are timid and unfit for fervice, to enjoy their eafe there, and erect a city. Over this colony, confifting however of about three thoufand perfons, he propofes to. make Pifander king, under fuch limitations as appear to him wifeft...
الصفحة 305 - Every opportunity, therefore, should be taken to discountenance that false and vulgar opinion, that rules are the fetters of genius ; they are fetters only to men of no genius ; as that armour, which upon the strong is an ornament and a defence, upon the weak and mis-shapen becomes a load, and cripples the body which it was made to protect.
الصفحة 395 - The swain in barren deserts with surprise Sees lilies spring, and sudden verdure rise ; And starts, amidst the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water murmuring in his ear. On rifted rocks, the dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush nods.
الصفحة 327 - Commerce tends to wear off those prejudices which maintain distinction and animosity between nations. It softens and polishes the manners of men. It unites them by one of the strongest of all ties, the desire of supplying their mutual wants.
الصفحة 407 - Why has not Man a microscopic eye? For this plain reason, Man is not a Fly. Say what the use, were finer optics giv'n, T' inspect a mite, not comprehend the heav'n? Or touch, if tremblingly alive all o'er, To smart and agonize at ev'ry pore? Or quick effluvia darting thro' the brain, Die of a rose in aromatic pain?
الصفحة 195 - Fill the wide circle of the eternal year : Stern winter smiles on that auspicious clime : The fields are florid with unfading prime ; From the bleak pole no winds inclement blow, Mould the round hail, or flake the fleecy snow ; But from the breezy deep the blest inhale The fragrant murmurs of the western gale.
الصفحة 305 - At that age it is natural for them to be more captivated with what is brilliant than with what is solid, and to prefer splendid negligence to painful and humiliating exactness.
الصفحة 354 - The interests of the crown legitimated every measure, and sanctified, in his eye, the widest deviation from moral rule. Neither gratitude, clemency, humanity, equity, nor...
الصفحة 499 - He ordered all the goods to be collected, and fent meflengers to China to proclaim the accident, and bring the owners, or their heirs, to his court. Upon their arrival, at the end of two years, he entertained them hofpitably, and returned them all their goods, not only refuling to accept a prefent, but even to be reimburfed for his expences.
الصفحة 400 - From vulgar bounds with brave disorder part, And snatch a grace beyond the reach of art, Which, without passing through the judgment, gains The heart, and all its end at once attains.

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