The European Magazine: And London Review, Volumen 38

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Philological Society of London, 1800
 

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Página 249 - Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.
Página 248 - There, if Thy Spirit touch the soul, And grace her mean abode, Oh, with what peace and joy and love She communes with her God ! There like the nightingale she pours Her solitary lays ; Nor asks a witness of her song, Nor thirsts for human praise.
Página 52 - Still in thought as free as ever, What are England's rights, I ask, Me from my delights to sever, Me to torture, me to task...
Página 106 - ... of themselves. To know myself had been all along my constant study. I weighed myself alone ; I balanced myself with others ; I watched every means of information...
Página 103 - Latin ; but my girl sung a song which was said to be composed by a small country laird's son, on one of his father's maids, with whom he was in love ; and I saw no reason why I might not rhyme...
Página 92 - He is one of nine brothers, who, with their father, have been remarkable for the voraciousness of their appetites. They were all placed early in the army — and the peculiar craving for food with this young man, began at thirteen years of age. He was allowed two rations in the army, and by his earnings or the indulgence of his comrades, procured an additional supply.
Página 105 - I had met with a collection of letters by the wits of Queen Anne's reign, and I pored over them most devoutly. I kept copies of any of my own letters that pleased me, and a comparison between them and the composition of most of my correspondents, flattered my vanity. I carried this whim so far, that though I had not three farthings...
Página 103 - My father was advanced in life when he married; I was the eldest of seven children; and he, worn out by early hardships, was unfit for labour. My father's spirit was soon irritated, but not easily broken. There was a freedom in his lease in two years more; and, to weather these two years, we retrenched our expenses.
Página 104 - The great misfortune of my life was to want an aim. I had felt early some stirrings of ambition, but they were the blind gropings of Homer's Cyclops round the walls of his cave.
Página 53 - All ruin'd and wild is their roofless abode, And lonely the dark raven's sheltering tree ; And travell'd by few is the grass-cover' d road, Where the hunter of deer and the warrior trod, To his hills that encircle the sea.

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