The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 5

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W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1758 - English literature

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Page 258 - ... or a little later the mystery will be revealed, and nothing will be found to be couched under it but a thread of pitiful expedients, the ultimate end of which never extended farther than living from day to day.
Page 45 - For I would that ye knew what great conflict I have for you, and for them at Laodicea, and for as many as have not seen my face in the flesh...
Page 6 - Scotland, this minister sent particular directions to Livingstone, who commanded the troops in that kingdom, to put the inhabitants of Glencoe to the sword, charging him to take no prisoners, that the scene might be more terrible.
Page 493 - What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light : and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops.
Page 139 - ... determined the matter concerning her and had resolved to divorce her we joined her in marriage unto thee; lest a crime should be charged on the true believers in marrying the wives of their adopted sons' when they have determined the matter concerning them; and the command of God is to be performed.
Page 521 - Sogni e favole io fingo; e pure in carte Mentre favole e sogni orno e disegno, In lor, folle ch'io son, prendo tal parte, Che del mal che inventai piango e mi sdegno. Ma forse, allor che non m'inganna l'arte, Pił saggio io sono?
Page 6 - Campbell's sincerity: nevertheless the two young men went forth privately to make further observations. They overheard the common soldiers say they liked not the work; that though they would have willingly fought the Macdonalds of the glen fairly in the field, they held it base to murder them in cool blood, but that their officers were answerable for the treachery. When the youths...
Page 466 - Virtue is the foundation of honour and esteem ; and the source of all beauty, order, and happiness in nature. It is what confers value on all the other endowments and qualities of a reasonable being, to which they ought to be absolutely subservient, and without which, the more eminent they are, the more hideous deformities and the greater curses they become.
Page 457 - The ftatutes, which he gave to his College at Winchefter, and which are referred to in the Charter of Foundation, are as it were the counterpart of thofe of his College at Oxford : he amended, improved, and enlarged the former, by the...
Page 258 - Whilst this was doing, Oxford looked on as if he had not been a party to all which had passed; broke now and then a jest, which savoured of the inns of court and the bad company in which he had been bred ; and on those occasions, where his station "obliged him to speak of business, was absolutely unintelligible.

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