The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 24

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Tobias Smollett
W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1767
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Page 109 - Marvellous things did he in the sight of their fathers, in the land of Egypt, in the field of Zoan.
Page 335 - All things are delivered unto me of my Father, and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal him.
Page 91 - ... of taking this off, and loved him more tenderly than any other man could except his royal father. A vehement difpute then arofe between Fitzurfe and him, about fome words which he affirmed the king to have fpoken, on the day when his peace was made, permitting him to obtain what reparation or...
Page 43 - Turkish ladies ; for the Grecian belles are of quite another character and complexion ; with them pleasure appears in more engaging forms, and their persons, manners, conversation, and amusements, are very far from being destitute of elegance and ease.
Page 43 - The luscious passion of the seraglio is the only one almost that is gratified here to the full, but it is blended so with the surly spirit of despotism in one of the parties, and with the dejection and anxiety which this spirit produces in the other, that to one of my way of thinking it cannot appear otherwise than as a very mixed kind of enjoyment. The women here are not, indeed, so closely confined as many have related ; they enjoy a high degree of liberty, even in...
Page 44 - Countess, do not seem to be, in prudence, eligible for a man that is asthmatic; and we may see the day when he will be heartily glad to resign them both. It is well that he laid aside the thoughts of the voluminous dictionary, of which I have heard you or somebody else frequently make mention. But no more on that...
Page 97 - Persian pomps, boy, ever I renounce them: Scoff o' the plaited coronet's refulgence; Seek not in fruitless vigilance the rose-tree's Tardier offspring. Mere honest myrtle that alone is order'd, Me the mere myrtle decorates, as also Thee the prompt waiter to a jolly toper Hous'd in an arbour.
Page 281 - Affiduity, when it is contrary to their Intereft, equal to that which they will exert in fulfilling it, when their Duty and their Intereft coincide ; the Duty of a Member of this Houfe is infinitely the moft Important that can devolve upon a...
Page 5 - ... of ancient rights enjoyed by the nobility and people of England in former reigns ; or limitations of powers which the king had illegally and arbitrarily ftretched beyond their due bounds. In fome refpefts this charter of 'Henry the firft was more advantageous to liberty, than Magna Charta itfelf.
Page 4 - ... though it would be difficult to juftify their proceeding, either in confcience or law, their policy may perhaps be accounted not unwife ; as it made the title of the king become fecurity for the liberty of the fubje&. To give that liberty a more folid...

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