The Foreign Quarterly Review, Volume 5
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Page 423 - When Israel went out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of strange language ; Judah was his sanctuary, and Israel his dominion...
Page 416 - Jerusalem : with his companion Gabriel, he successively ascended the seven heavens, and received and repaid the salutations of the patriarchs, the prophets, and the angels, in their respective mansions. Beyond the seventh heaven, Mahomet alone was permitted to proceed ; he passed the veil of unity, approached within two bow-shots of the throne, and felt a cold that pierced him to the heart, when his shoulder was touched by the hand of God.
Page 590 - Windsor ; thou didst swear to me, then, as I was washing thy wound, to marry me, and make me my lady thy wife.
Page 484 - THERE has been very great reason, on several accounts, for the learned world to endeavour at settling what it was that might be said to compose personal identity. Mr. Locke, after having premised that the word person properly signifies a thinking intelligent being that has reason and reflection...
Page 117 - As fire this figure hardens, made of clay, And this of wax with fire consumes away; Such let the soul of cruel Daphnis be — Hard to the rest of women, soft to me. Crumble the sacred mole of salt and corn: Next in the fire the bays with brimstone burn ; And, while it crackles in the sulphur, say, 'This I for Daphnis burn; thus Daphnis burn away! This laurel is his fate.
Page 15 - Europe : you must accustom yourselves to them. These people treat their women differently from us ; but in all countries, he who violates is a monster ; pillage enriches only a few ; it dishonours us, destroys our resources, and makes those enemies 'whom it is our interest to have for friends.'1'' Such was the text of Napoleon's General Order; and such the comment of his first actions.
Page 5 - In the month of April, 1792, I returned to Paris, where I again met Bonaparte, and our college intimacy was renewed. I was not very well off, and adversity was hanging heavily on him ; his resources frequently failed him. We passed our time like two young fellows of twenty-three, who have little money, and less occupation. Bonaparte was always poorer than I. Every day we conceived some new project or other. We were on the look out for some profitable speculation.
Page 429 - She who with seven heads tower'd at her birth, And from ten horns her proof of glory drew, Long as her spouse in virtue took delight. Of gold and silver ye have made your god...
Page 306 - ARTICLE x. The Sublime Porte, whilst declaring its entire adhesion to the stipulations of the treaty concluded in London on the 24th of June, (the 6th of July...
Page 140 - HO shall awake the Spartan fife, And call in solemn sounds to life The youths, whose locks divinely spreading, Like vernal hyacinths in sullen hue...