The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volumen49

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R. Griffiths, 1774
 

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Página 13 - I have writ nothing in this that will displease Your Majesty. If I have, I humbly beg of you to consider it as coming from a woman amazed with grief; and that you will pardon the daughter of a person who served Your Majesty's father in his greatest...
Página 80 - It is not smooth and even like the greatest part of the latter ; but is finely variegated by an infinite number of those beautiful little mountains that have been formed by the different eruptions of JEtna.
Página 378 - ... before he could be disgusted with fatigue, or disabled by infirmity, he made no collection of his works, nor desired to rescue those that...
Página 431 - ... fiery and irregular in all his motions. His name was Genius. He darted like an eagle up the mountain, and left his companions gazing after him with envy and admiration ; but his progress was unequal, and interrupted by a thousand caprices. When Pleasure warbled in the valley, he mingled in her train.
Página 383 - Religion, and the strange confusions following from thence : in the Reigns of King Henry the Eighth, Edward the Sixth, Queen Mary, and Elizabeth,
Página 184 - Braves the broad ocean, and refigns to fate ; Scarce well arriv'd, and lab'ring to procure Life's free fubfiftence, and retreats fecure, Sudden! he fees the roving INDIAN nigh, Fate in his hand, and ruin in his eye — Scar'd at the fight, he runs, he bounds, he flies, Till arrow-pierc'd...
Página 75 - The evils of this life appear like rocks and precipices, rugged and barren at a distance ; but at our nearer approach we find little fruitful spots, and refreshing springs, mixed with the harshness and deformities of nature.
Página 255 - The same operation was also performed on the first lieutenant and the purser, but upon none of those who appeared to be in health. While this was doing, our surgeon, who had walked till he was very warm, took off his wig to cool and refresh himself...
Página 419 - ... the time of the day when the sun shone out, by the boundary where the half of the globe at any time enlightened by the sun was parted from the other half in the shade ; the enlightened parts of the terrestrial globe answering to the like enlightened parts of the earth at all times. So that, whenever the sun shone on the globe, one might see to what places the sun was then rising, to what places it was setting, and all the places where it was then day or night, throughout the earth.
Página 378 - ... profit. When his plays had been acted his hope was at an end; he solicited no addition of honour from the reader.

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