Какво казват хората - Напишете рецензия
Не намерихме рецензии на обичайните места.
Други издания - Преглед на всички
absolute heat act of parliament ancient appears attention Author bad company Bishop body cafe Capernaum character Charlemagne Christian church circumstances common conductor considered contained cross and pile degree divine doctrine electrophorus elegant endeavour experiments fame favour fays fense fixed air genius give gospel hath heart honour Hugh Palliser human idea inflammable ingenious Jesus John Judea kind King labours language learned letters liberty Lord Lord Marshal manner means measures ment merit mind nation nature neral never nitrous acid object observations opinion original parliament particular perhaps persons philosophical phlogiston poem present Priestley principles produced proper quantity racter reader reason religion remarks respect Review Scotland scurvy seems sensible heat sentiments shew spirit suppose Syriac thing thought tion true truth virtue volume Wheat whole words writers
Страница 9 - Contemplative piety, or the intercourse between God and the human soul, cannot be poetical. Man admitted to implore the mercy of" his Creator, and plead the merits of his Redeemer, is already in a higher state than poetry can confer.
Страница 85 - But the truth is that the knowledge of external nature, and the sciences which that knowledge requires or includes, are not the great or the frequent business of the human mind. Whether we provide for action or conversation, whether we wish to be useful or pleasing, the first requisite is the religious and moral knowledge of right and wrong ; the next is an acquaintance with the history of mankind, and with those examples which may be said to embody truth and prove by events the reasonableness of...
Страница 90 - To be of no church is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which is animated only by faith and hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind, unless it be invigorated and reimpressed by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and the salutary influence of example.
Страница 3 - If, by a more noble and more adequate conception, that be considered as wit which is at once natural and new; that which, though not obvious, is, upon its first production, acknowledged to be just; if it be that which he that never found it wonders how he missed; to wit of this kind the metaphysical poets have seldom risen.
Страница 9 - Whatever is great, desirable, or tremendous, is comprised in the name of the Supreme Being. Omnipotence cannot be exalted ; infinity cannot be amplified ; perfection cannot be improved.
Страница 3 - that which has been often thought, but was never before so well expressed," they certainly never attained nor ever sought it ; for they endeavoured to be singular in their thoughts, and were careless of their diction. But Pope's account of wit is undoubtedly erroneous ; he...
Страница 88 - ... of his saintly exercises, a prayer stolen word for word from the mouth of a heathen woman praying to a heathen god ?" The papers which the king gave to Dr.
Страница 4 - It is with great propriety that subtlety, which in its original import means exility of particles, is taken in its metaphorical meaning for nicety of distinction. Those writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have little hope of greatness; for great things cannot have escaped former observation.
Страница 89 - ... read for pleasure or accomplishment, and who buy the numerous products of modern typography, the number was then comparatively small. To prove the paucity of readers, it may be sufficient to remark, that the nation had been satisfied from 1623 to 1664, that is, forty-one years, with only two editions of the works of Shakspeare, which probably did not together make one thousand copies.
Страница 351 - Any one of these four principles above mentioned (and a hundred others which lie open to our conjecture) may afford us a theory by which to judge of the origin of the world; and it is a palpable and egregious partiality to confine our view entirely to that principle by which our own minds operate.