Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, כרך 7

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עמוד 396 - I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
עמוד 275 - The difficulties and discouragements which attend the Study of the Scriptures, in the way of private judgment...
עמוד 254 - The university approved the contents of this letter, and accordingly created Mr. AtterburyD.D. Our author's work was entitled, "The Rights, Powers, and Privileges of an English Convocation, stated and vindicated, in answer to a late book of Dr.
עמוד 354 - Dear to the Muse ! — to Harley dear — in vain ! For him, thou oft hast bid the world attend, Fond to forget the statesman in the friend ; For SWIFT and him, despised the farce of state, • The sober follies of the wise and great ; Dext'rous, the craving, fawning crowd to quit, And pleased to 'scape from Flattery to Wit.
עמוד 437 - Auspicious poet, wert thou not my friend, How could I envy, what I must commend! But since 'tis nature's law, in love and wit, That youth should reign, and withering age submit, With less regret those laurels I resign, Which, dying on my brows, revive on thine.
עמוד 264 - A short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage,' I believe with no other motive than religious zeal and honest indignation. He was formed for a controvertist; with sufficient learning; with diction vehement and pointed, though often vulgar and incorrect : with unconquerable pertinacity; with wit in the highest degree keen and sarcastic ; and with all those powers exalted and invigorated by just confidence in his cause.
עמוד 264 - Durfey. His onset was violent; those passages, which, while they stood single, had passed with little notice, when they were accumulated and exposed together, excited horror; the wise and the pious...
עמוד 328 - His care of my education was such as might become a father, a lover, a friend, and husband ; for instruction, tenderness, affection, and fidelity to the last moment of his life ; which obligation I mention with a gratitude to his memory, ever dear to me ; and I must not omit to own the sense I have of my parent's care and goodness, in placing me in such worthy hands."] LETTERS OF MRS.
עמוד 241 - Miscellaneous Discourses relating to the Traditions and Usages of the Scribes and Pharisees.
עמוד 387 - ... breadth. There was a dial-plate at top with figures of the hours. The index was turned by a piece of wood, which either fell or rose by water dropping. This stood in the room where he lay, and he took care every morning to supply it with its proper quantity of water ; and the family upon occasion would go and see what was the hour by it.

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