The Quarterly Review, Volume 130
William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle)
John Murray, 1871 - English literature
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Page 498 - And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.
Page 45 - That which is now a horse, even with a thought The rack dislimns, and makes it indistinct, As water is in water. Eros. It does, my lord. Ant. My good knave, Eros, now thy captain is Even such a body ; here I am Antony ; Yet cannot hold this visible shape, my knave.
Page 498 - Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word of God came unto John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness.
Page 203 - But my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious.
Page 494 - Vice is a monster of such hideous mien / As to be hated needs but to be seen. / Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, / We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Page 327 - Refuse his age the needful hours of rest? Punish a body which he could not please; Bankrupt of life, yet prodigal of ease ? And all to leave what with his toil he won, To that unfeathered two-legged thing, a son; Got, while his soul did huddled notions try; And born a shapeless lump, like anarchy.
Page 497 - Fasti Sacri, or a Key to the Chronology of the New Testament ; comprising an Historical Harmony of the Four Gospels, and Chronological Tables generally from BC 70 to AD 70 : with a Preliminary Dissertation and other Aids.
Page 303 - Jotham of piercing wit and pregnant thought, Endued by nature and by learning taught To move assemblies...
Page 299 - A vermin wriggling in the usurper's ear. Bartering his venal wit for sums of gold, He cast himself into the saint-like mould ; Groaned, sighed, and prayed, while godliness was gain, The loudest bagpipe of the squeaking train.
Page 322 - A fiery soul which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay And o'er-informed the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity, Pleased with the danger, when the waves went high, He sought the storms ; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit.