The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 9

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Page 164 - Britain was a plentiful and perpetual emporium of learned authors ; and men went thither as to 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.
Page 164 - Then he instructed a young nobleman, that the best poet in England was Mr. Pope, (a Papist,) who had begun a translation of Homer into English verse, for which 'he must have them all subscribe; for,' says he, 'the author shall not begin to print till I have a thousand guineas for him.
Page 163 - He was soliciting the Earl of Arran to speak to his brother the Duke of Ormond, to get a chaplain's place established in the garrison of Hull for Mr. Fiddes, a Clergyman in that neighbourhood, who had lately been in gaol, and published Sermons to pay Fees.
Page 620 - So the Father is God, the Son is God, and the Holy Ghost is God; And yet they are not three Gods, but one God.
Page 152 - For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.
Page 424 - I meant the cause and the public. Both are given up. I feel for the honour of this country, when I see that there are not ten men in it who will unite and stand together upon any one question. But it is all alike, vile and contemptible.
Page 216 - The amethyst was there of violet hue, And there the topaz shed its golden ray, The chrysoberyl, and the sapphire blue As the clear azure of a sunny day, Or the mild eyes where amorous glances play ; The...
Page 541 - A Practical Synopsis of Cutaneous Diseases, according to the arrangement of Dr. Willan, exhibiting a Concise View of the Diagnostic Symptoms, and the Method of Treatment, Lon., 8vo, 3d ed., 1814; 8th ed., 1836.
Page 308 - Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands ; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it ' into my side: and be not faithless, but believing. 28 And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.
Page 104 - See to their desks Apollo's sons repair Swift rides the rosin o'er the horse's hair ! In unison their various tones to tune, Murmurs the hautboy, growls the hoarse bassoon ; In soft vibration sighs the whispering lute, Tang goes the harpsichord, too-too the flute, Brays the loud trumpet, squeaks the fiddle sharp, Winds the...

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