Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical Abstracts of New Publications, Translations from French Journals, and Selections from the Most Esteemed British Review, Volume 8

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James Maxwell, 1816
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Page 49 - Or who shut up the sea with doors, When it brake forth, as if it had issued out of the womb ? When I made the cloud the garment thereof, And thick darkness a...
Page 264 - TRANSACTIONS of the Society instituted at London for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, with the Premiums offered in the year 1783.
Page 52 - When he prepared the heavens, I was there; when he set a compass upon the face of the depth...
Page 207 - I have seen them often," added he, "standing in that very attitude, and pursuing, with an intense eye, the arrow which they had just discharged from the bow.
Page 497 - Is fix'd for ever to detract or praise : Repose denies her requiem to his name. And Folly loves the martyrdom of Fame. The secret enemy whose sleepless eye Stands sentinel — accuser — judge— and spy, The foe — the fool — the jealous — and the vain, The envious who but breathe in others...
Page 489 - Sir, you never heard me say that David Garrick was a great man; you may have heard me say that Garrick was a good repeater — of other men's words — words put into his mouth by other men; this makes but a faint approach towards being a great man.
Page 496 - When all of Genius which can perish dies. A mighty Spirit is eclipsed — a Power Hath pass'd from day to darkness — to whose hour Of light no likeness is bequeath'd — no name, Focus at once of all the rays of Fame ! The flash of Wit, the bright Intelligence, The beam of Song, the blaze of Eloquence...
Page 246 - Open thy bosom, set thy wishes wide, And let in Manhood; let in Happiness ; Admit the boundless theatre of thought From nothing, up to GOD ; which makes a Man.
Page 495 - Garrick himself gave in to this foppery of feelings I can easily believe ; but he knew at the same time that he lied. He might think it right as far as I know...
Page 498 - While Eloquence, Wit. Poesy, and Mirth, That humbler Harmonist of care on Earth, Survive within our souls — while lives our sense Of pride in Merit's proud pre-eminence, Long shall we seek his likeness, long in vain, And turn to all of him which may remain. Sighing that Nature form'd but one such man. And broke the die— in moulding Sheridan 1 CHURCHILL'S CRAVE.

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