The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 29

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F. and C. Rivington, 1807 - English literature


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Page 369 - And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians ; and there was a great cry in Egypt ; for there was not a house where there was not one dead.
Page 36 - If by your art, my dearest father, you have Put the wild waters in this roar, allay them : The sky, it seems, would pour down stinking pitch, But that the sea, mounting to the welkin's cheek, Dashes the fire out.
Page 527 - His thighs, and to his hut returning in, There paces to and fro, wailing his lot, As a discomfited and helpless man; Then comes he forth again, and feels new hope Spring in his bosom, finding e'en thus soon The world hath changed its countenance, grasps his crook, And forth to pasture drives his little flock...
Page 383 - ... tempests tear the main, On the firm cliff, and mark the seaman's toil ! Not that another's danger soothes the soul, But from such toil how sweet to feel secure ! How sweet, at distance from the strife, to view Contending hosts, and hear the clash of war ! But sweeter far on Wisdom's height...
Page 195 - Thefe abufes crept in by degrees; and the colour feems not entirely to have changed till the end of the fourth and beginning of the fifth centuries +. The...
Page 301 - The winds roared, and the rains fell. The poor white man, faint and weary, came and sat under our tree. He has no mother to bring him milk; no wife to grind his corn.
Page 528 - Now had they waken'd ; and the hour drew near When they were wont to bring us food ; the mind Of each misgave him through his dream, and I Heard, at its outlet underneath lock'd up The horrible tower: whence, uttering not a word, I look'd upon the visage of my sons.
Page 456 - Subflance of Three Speeches in Parliament, on the Bill for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, and on the Petition refpeAing the State of the Weft India Trade, in February and March 1807.
Page 591 - ... your censure. In fact, it is but partially an imitation of ancient romances; being rather intended for an attempt to blend the marvellous of old story with the natural of modern novels.
Page 529 - twixt the fifth day and sixth: Whence I betook me, now grown blind, to grope Over them all, and for three days aloud Call'd on them who were dead. Then, fasting got The mastery of grief.

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