Memoirs of the Society of Grub-street, Том 2

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J. Wilford, 1737

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Страница 258 - ... spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake, and when we sleep : All these with ceaseless praise his works behold Both day and night. How often from the steep Of echoing hill or thicket have we heard Celestial voices to the midnight air, Sole, or responsive each to...
Страница 221 - Cave lie here in grave, Or grave here lie in Cave : If grave in Cave here buried lie, Then, grave, where is thy victory ? Go, reader, and report, here lies a Cave, Who conquers death, and buries his own grave.
Страница 192 - Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer; Willing to wound and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault and hesitate dislike; Alike...
Страница 280 - know what great oath you have taken, which if you* «,* keep, it will be great honour to you ; but, if you break it, " I fhall be compelled, by my office, to hack off your
Страница 183 - Milton's prose, O Charles, thy death defend ?' A furious foe unconscious proves a friend. On Milton's verse does Bentley comment ?—Know A weak officious friend becomes a foe. While he but sought his author's fame to further, The murderous critic has aveng'd thy murder.
Страница 164 - And seeing a fig-tree afar off, having leaves, he came, if haply he might find any thing thereon : and when he came to it, he found nothing but leaves: for the time of figs was not yet.
Страница 173 - Winchester, and in all parish churches and chapels within the Kingdom of England, Dominion of Wales and Town of Berwick...
Страница 84 - But to the gods permit the event of things. Our lives, discolored with our present woes, May still grow white, and smile with happier hours. So the pure limpid stream, when foul with stains Of rushing torrents and descending rains, Works itself clear, and as it runs, refines; Till, by degrees, the floating mirror shines, Reflects each flower that on the border grows, And a new heaven in its fair bosom shows.
Страница 49 - He endures for ever, and is every where present; and by existing always and every where, he constitutes duration and space. Since every particle of space is always, and every indivisible moment of duration is every where, certainly the Maker and Lord of all things cannot be never and no where.
Страница 268 - Water-wheel goes round, which is three times in one Minute, and 318,504,960 Yards in one Day and Night. One Water-wheel gives Motion to all the reft of the Wheels and Movements, of which any one may be ftopt feparately.