The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]., Part 1, Volume 7

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Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
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Page 314 - go down and confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech. So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth, and they left off to build the city. Therefore is the name of it called Babel (or confusion), because the Lord did there confound
Page 105 - Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean—roll ! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain ; Man marks the earth with ruin—his control Stops with the shore ;—upon the watery plain The wrecks are all thy deed.
Page 96 - Ye mists and exhalations, that now rise From hill or steaming lake, dusky or grey, Till the sun paint your fleecy skirts with gold ; In honour to the world's great Author, rise ! Whether to deck with clouds the uncolourcd sky, Or wet the thirsty earth with
Page 350 - Ah! then and there was hurrying to and fro, And gathering tears, and tremblings of distress, And cheeks all pale, which but an hour ago Blushed at the praise of their own loveliness.
Page 81 - But, hark! — that heavy sound breaks in once more, As if the clouds its echo would repeat, And nearer, clearer, deadlier than before ' Arm! arm ! — it is — it is — the cannon's opening roar
Page 67 - Come, thick night. And pall thee in the dünnest smoke of hell, That my keen knife see not the wound it makes ; Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the
Page 63 - Come, shall we go and kill us venison ? And yet it irks me the poor dappled fools, Being native burghers of this desert city, Should, in their own confines, with forked heads, Have their round haunches gored.
Page 297 - Hooker. Sure he that made us with such large discourse, Looking before and after, gave us not That capability and godlike reason To rust in u> unused.
Page 65 - But with the breath which fills Their mountain-pipe, so fill the mountaineers "With the fierce native daring which instils The stirring memory of a thousand years, And Evan's, Donald's fame rings in each clansman's

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