Edinburgh Magazine: Or Literary Miscellany, Volume 18

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Page 172 - Man, that is born of a woman, is of few days, and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down : He fleeth alfo as a ihadow, and
Page 426 - not but look upon the place as a " kind of Mahometan paradife." Some time afterwards, the houfe and gardens came into the hands of a gentleman whofe name was Jonathan Tyers, who opened it with an
Page 336 - the date of his birth is doubtful ; the mode and place of his education are unknown ; the events of his life are varioufly related ; and all that can be told with certainty is, " that he was poor." The poem of Hudibras is one of thofe compofitions of which a nation may juftly boaft : as the images which it exhibits are
Page 332 - combination of diffimilar images, or difcovery of occult refemblances in things apparently unlike. Of wit, thus defined, they have more than enough ; the moft heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together; nature and art are ranfacked for illuftrations, comparifons, and allufions ; their learning
Page 114 - I think, that I can drink With him that wears a hood, Though I go bare, take ye no care, I nothing am a cold, I ftuff my
Page 114 - doth bring men to. And all poor fouls that have fcoured bowls, Or have them luftily troul'd, God fave the lives of them and their wives, Whether they be young or old. Back and fide,
Page 406 - once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-tied curtains, never meant to draw, The George and garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow
Page 332 - They wrote rather as beholders than partakers of human nature, as beings looking upon good and evil impaflive, and at leifure ; as Epicurean deities, making remarks on the actions of men, and the
Page 332 - noble and more adequate conception, that be confidered as wit which (is at once natural and new, that which though not obvious, is, upon its firft production, acknowledged
Page 327 - At gold's fupenor charms all freedom flies, " The needy fell it, and the rich man buys, " A land of tyrants, and a den of

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