The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

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R. Griffiths, 1814 - Books
 

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Page 236 - And I will combat with weak Menelaus, And wear thy colours on my plumed crest; Yea, I will wound Achilles in the heel, And then return to Helen for a kiss. O, thou art fairer than the evening air Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars...
Page 229 - In perusing a corrupted piece he must have before him all possibilities of meaning, with all possibilities of expression. Such must be his comprehension of thought, and such his copiousness of language. Out of many readings possible he must be able to select that which best suits with the state, opinions, and modes of language prevailing in every age, and with his authour's particular cast of thought and turn of expression. Such must be his knowledge, and such his taste.
Page 150 - And Joseph said unto his brethren, Come near to me, I pray you. And they came near. And he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt. Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life.
Page 230 - Ah, Faustus, Now hast thou but one bare hour to live, And then thou must be damned perpetually ! Stand still, you ever-moving spheres of heaven, That time may cease, and midnight never come; Fair Nature's eye, rise, rise again and make Perpetual day; or let this hour be but A year, a month, a week, a natural day, That Faustus may repent and save his soul ! O lente, lente, currite noctis equi!
Page 87 - A high demeanour, and a glance that took Their thoughts from others by a single look ; And that sarcastic levity of tongue, The stinging of a heart the world hath stung...
Page 236 - Hell hath no limits, nor is circumscribed In one self place ; for where we are is hell, And where hell is there must we ever be: And, to conclude, when all the world dissolves, And every creature shall be purified, All places shall be hell that is not heaven.
Page 151 - In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the council of his own will...
Page 311 - PENN: I ask, if it be according to the Fundamental Laws of England, that any Englishman should be Fined or Amerced, but by the Judgment of his Peers or Jury; since it expressly contradicts the fourteenth and twenty-ninth Chapters of the great Charter of England, which say, No Free-man ought to be amerced, but by the Oath of good and Lawful Men of the Vicinage.
Page 236 - Was this the face that launched a thousand ships And burnt the topless towers of Ilium? Sweet Helen, make me immortal with a kiss. Her lips suck forth my soul — see where it flies! Come, Helen, come, give me my soul again. Here will I dwell, for heaven is in these lips And all is dross that is not Helena.
Page 219 - Christ will be contemporaneous with what is commonly called ' the day of judgment,' or ' the day of the Lord," a term descriptive, not of the ordinary period of twentyfour hours, but the day foretold, and appropriate to him with whom ' one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

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