The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 16

F. and C. Rivington, 1800

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Page 58 - God hath made me lord of all Egypt; come down unto me, tarry not. And thou shalt dwell in the land of Goshen, and thou shalt be near unto me, thou and thy children and thy children's children, and thy flocks and thy herds and all that thou hast. And there will I nourish thee...
Page 228 - Though poor the peasant's hut, his feasts though small, He sees his little lot the lot of all; Sees no contiguous palace rear its head, To shame the meanness of his humble shed ; No costly lord the sumptuous banquet deal, To make him loathe his vegetable meal ; But calm, and bred in ignorance and toil, Each wish contracting fits him to the soil.
Page 378 - O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophels, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathercth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not ! 38 Behold, your house is left unto you desolate.
Page 387 - It cannot be this ; the most friendless of human beings has a country which he admires and extols, and which he would, in the same circumstances, prefer to all others under heaven. Tempt him with the fairest face of nature, place him by living waters under...
Page 554 - The precipitate is to be immediately collected on a filter, well warned with diftilled water, and carefully dried in a heat not much exceeding that of a water bath. The immediate edulcoration of the powder is material, becaufe it is liable to the re-action of...
Page 62 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Yet will I bring one plague more upon Pharaoh, and upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go hence: when he shall let you go, he shall surely thrust you out hence altogether. 2 Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man borrow of his neighbour, and every woman of her neighbour, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold.
Page 554 - Camden-town, was next charged with 1 7 grains of the mercurial powder, and a leaden bullet. A block of wood was placed at about eight yards from the muzzle,' to receive the ball, and the gun was fired by a fufe.
Page 386 - Whence, it may be asked, does this love of our country, this universal passion, proceed ? Why does the eye ever dwell with fondness upon the scenes of infant life ? Why do we breathe with greater joy the breath of our youth ? Why are not other soils as grateful, and other heavens as gay ? Why does the soul of man ever cling to that earth where it first knew pleasure, and pain, and, under the rough discipline...
Page 119 - England is not free from this pest) almost publicly boast that in thirty years no man in a civilized country will believe in God ? Has he never heard that the miners of Cornwall were instigated to sell their clothes in order to purchase the impious ravings of Tom Paine ; or that they were gratuitously distributed among the people of Scotland, with such fatal...
Page 126 - nothing can be further from my intention than to insinuate that Milton was a plagiarist or servile imitator; but I conceive that, having read these sacred poems of very high merit, at the immediate age when his own mind was just beginning to teem with poetry, he retained numberless thoughts, passages, and expressions therein, so deeply in his mind, that they hung inherently on his imagination, and became as it were naturalized there. Hence many of them were afterwards insensibly transfused into...

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