The Quarterly Review, Volume 130

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William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle)
John Murray, 1871 - English literature
 

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Page 498 - And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.
Page 314 - Oh ! had he been content to serve the crown With virtues only proper to the gown, Or had the rankness of the soil been freed From cockle that oppressed the noble seed, David for him his tuneful harp had strung And Heaven had wanted one immortal song.
Page 312 - With public zeal to cancel private crimes. How safe is treason and how sacred ill, Where none can sin against the people's will, "Where crowds can wink and no offence be known, Since in another's guilt they find their own ! Yet fame deserved no enemy can grudge ; The statesman we abhor, but praise the judge.
Page 322 - Pleased with the danger when the waves went high, He sought the storms; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands, to boast his wit.
Page 319 - Now, manifest of crimes contrived long since, He stood at bold defiance with his prince ; Held up the buckler of the people's cause Against the crown, and skulked behind the laws.
Page 497 - Fasti Sacri, or a Key to the Chronology of the New Testament ; comprising an Historical Harmony of the Four Gospels, and Chronological Tables generally from BC 70 to AD 70 : with a Preliminary Dissertation and other Aids.
Page 498 - NOW in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judaea...
Page 203 - But my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious.
Page 470 - For every battle of the warrior is with confused noise, and garments rolled in blood; but this shall be with burning and fuel of fire.

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