London Review, Volume 11

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Page 344 - The Lord looketh from heaven ; he beholdeth all the sons of men. From the place of his habitation he looketh upon all the inhabitants of the earth.
Page 140 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit constant pay receives, Is bless'd in what it takes and what it gives ; The joy unequall'd if its end it gain, And, if it lose, attended with no pain ; Without satiety...
Page 417 - Henries — who stalk from desolation to desolation, through the dreary vacuity and melancholy succession of chill and comfortless chambers.
Page 269 - Turn to learning and gaming, religion and raking. With the love of a wench, let his writings be chaste...
Page 87 - Depart from us; For we desire not the knowledge of thy ways. What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? And what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
Page 140 - Know then this truth (enough for man to know) 'Virtue alone is happiness below.
Page 176 - And Abraham arose and met him, and said unto him, Turn in, I pray thee, and wash thy feet, and tarry all night, and thou shalt arise early on the morrow, and go on thy way.
Page 269 - ... his tongue with strange matter, his pen with fine taste ; That the rake and the poet o'er all may prevail, Set fire to the head, and set fire to the tail. For the joy of each sex, on the world I'll bestow it. This scholar, rake, Christian, dupe, gamester, and poet...
Page 177 - And Abraham answered and said, Lord, he would not worship thee, neither would he call upon thy name ; therefore have I driven him out from before my face into the wilderness.
Page 311 - Thus every one of those principalities has the apparatus of a kingdom, for the jurisdiction over a few private estates ; and the formality and charge of the exchequer of Great Britain, for collecting the rents of a country squire.

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