The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

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R. Griffiths, 1800

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Page 238 - And there are seven kings : Five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come ; and when he cometh he must continue a short space. And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.
Page 417 - I bridle in my struggling Muse with pain, That longs to launch into a nobler strain.
Page 342 - In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria, and placed them in Halah and in Habor by the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.
Page 281 - Of clamorous rooks thick-urge their weary flight, And seek the closing shelter of the grove; Assiduous, in his bower, the wailing owl Plies his sad song. The cormorant on high Wheels from the deep, and screams along the land. Loud shrieks the soaring hern ; and with wild wing The circling sea-fowl cleave the flaky clouds. Ocean, unequal...
Page 131 - From the highest, As from the vilest thing of every day He learns to wean himself ; for the strong hours Conquer him. Yet I feel what I have lost In him. The bloom is vanished from my life.
Page 62 - I had wished to impress on his mind, as soon as it might be prepared to receive them ; but I did not see the propriety of making him commit to memory theological sentences, or any sentences which it was not possible for him to understand. And I was desirous to make a trial how far his own reason could go in tracing out, with a little direction, the great and first principle of all religion, the being of God. The...
Page 63 - I had now gained the point I aimed at : and saw, that his reason taught him, (though he could not so express it) that what begins to be must have a cause, and that what is formed with regularity must have an intelligent cause. I therefore told him...
Page 62 - I had learned from my own experience, that to be made to repeat words not understood is extremely detrimental to the faculties of a young mind...
Page 52 - midst the boldest triumphs of her worth, Nature herself invites the reapers forth ; Dares the keen sickle from its twelvemonth's rest, And gives that ardour which in every breast, From infancy to age, alike appears, When the first sheaf its plumy top uprears.
Page 130 - They need no longer the petard to tear them. The ramparts are all filled with men and women, With peaceful men and women, that send onwards Kisses and welcomings upon the air, Which they make breezy with affectionate gestures.

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