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386 ページ - Here Reynolds is laid, and to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind : His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand : His manners were gentle, complying, and bland ; Still born to improve us in every part, His pencil our faces, his manners our heart...
306 ページ - An Account of an attempt to ascertain the Longitude at Sea, by an exact Theory of the Variation of the Magnetical Needle...
622 ページ - His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, 'This was a man!
91 ページ - Britain was a plentiful and perpetual emporium of learned authors ; and men went thither as a market. This drew to the place a mighty trade ; the rather because the shops were spacious, and the learned gladly resorted to them, where they seldom failed to meet with agreeable conversation. And the booksellers themselves were knowing and conversible men, with whom, for the sake of bookish knowledge, the greatest wits were pleased to converse.
118 ページ - Even so it is not the will of your Father who is in heaven, that one of these little ones should perish.
32 ページ - Divi Britannici, being a Remark upon the Lives of all the Kings of this Isle, from the year of the world 2855, unto the year of grace 1660, fol.
478 ページ - Lord's Conduct as a Divine Instructor, and on the Excellence of his moral Character,
165 ページ - If such a correspondence will be agreeable to you, be pleased to inform me in two posts, •what the conditions are on which you shall expect it. Your late ofFer|" gives me no reason to distrust your generosity. If you engage in any literary projects besides this paper, I have other designs to impart, if I could be secure from having others reap the advantage of what I should hint.
165 ページ - As you appear no less sensible than your readers of the defects of your poetical article, you will not be displeased, if, in order to the improvement of it, I communicate to you the sentiments of a person, who will undertake, on reasonable terms, sometimes to fill a column.