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Página 362 - Thus thou must do, if thou have it"; And that which rather thou dost fear to do Than wishest should be undone. Hie thee hither, That I may pour my spirits in thine ear; And chastise with the valour of my tongue All that impedes thee from the golden round, Which fate and metaphysical aid doth seem To have thee crown'd withal.
Página 347 - They all maintain that the dissolution of bodies by the power of fire is the only way through which men can arrive at true wisdom, and come to discern the first principles of things. They all acknowledge a certain analogy and harmony between the powers of nature and the doctrines of religion, and believe that the Deity governs the kingdom...
Página 345 - This role-water is to be poured again on a frefti quantity (forty pounds) of of rofes; and from fifteen to twenty pounds of water are to be drawn by diftillation, following the fame procefs as before. The rofe-water thus made and cohobated, will be found, if the rofes were good and frefh, and the diltillation carefully performed, highly fcented.
Página 315 - Tournay, Arras, Amiens, experienced the cruel oppression of the German yoke; and the consuming flames of war spread from the banks of the Rhine over the greatest part of the seventeen provinces of Gaul. That rich and extensive country, as far as the ocean, the Alps, and the Pyrenees, was delivered to the Barbarians, who drove before them, in a promiscuous crowd, the bishop, the senator, and the virgin, laden with the spoils of their houses and altars.
Página 163 - THE reader is indebted for this day's entertainment to an author from whom the age has received greater favours, who has enlarged the knowledge of human nature, and taught the passions to move at the command of virtue.
Página 173 - Space may produce new worlds, whereof so rife There went a fame in heav'n, that He ere long Intended to create, and therein plant A generation, whom His choice regard Should favour equal to the sons of heaven. Thither, if but to pry, shall be perhaps Our first eruption, thither or elsewhere; For this infernal pit shall never hold Celestial spirits in bondage, nor th' abyss Long under darkness cover.
Página 130 - Sir Joshua Reynolds was, on very many accounts, one of the most memorable men of his time. He was the first Englishman who added the praise of the elegant arts to the other glories of his country. In taste, in grace, in facility, in happy invention, and in the richness and harmony of colouring, he was equal to the great masters of the renowned ages.
Página 36 - Secondly, a judgment may be reversed by writ of error : which lies from all inferior criminal jurisdictions to the court of king's bench, and from the king's bench to the house of peers; and may be brought for notorious mistakes in the judgment or other parts of the record : as, where a man is found guilty of perjury and receives the judgment of felony, or for other...
Página 27 - Lintot, dull rogue! will think your price too much." "Not, sir, if you revise it, and retouch.
Página 319 - It commonly consists of thirteen lines or verses, of which eight have one rhyme, and five another. It is divided into three couplets, and at the end of the second and third, the beginning of the rondeau is repeated, if possible, in an equivocal or punning sense.

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