A Tale of the Times, Volume 3

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T. N. Longman and O. Rees, 1799
 

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Página 62 - Progrefiive virtue, and approving HEAVEN. Thefe are the matchlefs joys of virtuous love ; And thus their moments fly. The Seafons thus, As ceafelefs round a jarring world they roll, Still find them happy; and...
Página 143 - Content!' to that which grieves my heart, And wet my cheeks with artificial tears, And frame my face to all occasions.
Página 267 - Whiles we enjoy it, but being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rack the value ; then we find The virtue, that possession would not show us, Whiles it was ours.
Página 299 - TIMES. 387 and perhaps moft fuccefsful, way of vending pernicious fentiments has been through the medium of books of entertainment, fhe conceives it not only allowable, but neceflary, to repel the enemy's infidious attacks with fimilar weapons. One of the misfortunes under which literature now labours is, that the title of a work no longer announces its intention : books of travels are converted into vehicles of politics and fyftems of legiflation.
Página 1 - Dangerous conceits are, in their natures, poisons, Which at the first are scarce found to distaste, But, with a little act upon the blood, Burn like the mines of sulphur.
Página 87 - Is aught fo fair 500 In all the dewy landfcapes of the fpring, In the bright eye of Hefper or the morn, In nature's faireft forms, is aught fo fair As virtuous friendfhip ? as the candid blufh Of him who ftrives with fortune to be juft ? 505 The graceful tear that ftreams for others...
Página 304 - Henry the eyght," the author calls himself Vuillyam Wraghton. RESIDENCE. Two letters in verse. [By John FISHER, rector of Wavenden, Bucks.] London: 1821. Octavo.* RESIDENCE (a) in France, during the years 1792, 1793, 1794 and 1795; described in a series of letters from an English lady : with general and incidental remarks on the French characters and manners.
Página 210 - To stern Tydides now he falls a prey, No friend to guard him in the dreadful day ! Breathless the good man fell, and by his side His faithful servant, old Calesius died.
Página 303 - The Britifh Critic alfo, after beftowing an uniform commendation on this Work, through no fewer than eight pages, concludes with .laying, " Upon an attentive perufual of thefe volumes, we cannot do otherwife than acknowledge their merit, and recommend them as fully adequate to repay the time that may be beftowed upon them, by the entertainment and information which they afford.

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