The Monthly Review, Volume 67

Front Cover
R. Griffiths., 1782
Editors: May 1749-Sept. 1803, Ralph Griffiths; Oct. 1803-Apr. 1825, G. E. Griffiths.

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 13 - of modern Rome would never have been able to bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron, if they had not been armed with a twoedged fword, and worn the triple crown of heaven, earth and hell. Mahomet, by uniting in his own perfon the three offices of prophet,
Page 404 - Lo, children are an, heritage of the Lord, and the fruit of the womb are his reward. As arrows are in the hands of a mighty man, fo are children of the youth : happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them ; they (hall not be afhamed, but they
Page 145 - and manners, receives new ones from the new mode of life he has embraced, the new government he obeys, and the new rank he holds. He becomes an American by being received in the broad lap of our great Aima
Page 114 - And feeing a fig-tree afar off having leaves, he came if haply he might find any thing thereon [and when he came to it he found nothing but leaves], for the time of figs was not yet.
Page 145 - political error the crown ever committed in America, was to cut off men from a country which wanted nothing but men! ' What attachment can a poor European emigrant have for a country where he had nothing? The knowledge of the language, the love of a few kindred as poor as
Page 132 - by themfelves, or their reprefentatives, chofen by them : for if any one fhall claim a power to lay and levy taxes on the people, by his own authority, and without fuch confent of the people, he thereby invades the fundamental law of
Page 14 - the heart of this people turn again unto their lord, even unto Rehoboam, king of Judah, and they (hall kill me, and go again to Rehoboam, king of Judah. Whereupon the king took counfel, and
Page 404 - fo are children of the youth : happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them ; they (hall not be afhamed,
Page 131 - under an obligation, to every one of that fociety, to fubmit to the determination of the majority, and to be concluded by it: or elfe this original compact, whereby he with
Page 190 - Parading round, and round, and round : To thoughtlefs youth it pleafure yields, And lures from cities and from fields, To fell their liberty for charms Of tawdry lace, and glittering arms: And when Ambition's voice commands, To march, and fight, and fall, in foreign lands. I hate that drum's difcordant found, , Parading round, and round, and round: To me it talks of

Bibliographic information