The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 84

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Philological Society of London, 1823
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Page 484 - See, what a grace was seated on this brow; Hyperion's curls; the front of Jove himself; An eye like Mars, to threaten and command; A station like the herald Mercury, New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill; A combination, and a form, indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance of a man : This was your husband.
Page 484 - Waller was smooth; but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding line, The long majestic march, and energy divine: Tho' still some traces of our rustic vein And splay-foot verse remain'd, and will remain.
Page 163 - As it fell out upon a day, Rich Dives sickened and died, There came two serpents out of hell, His soul therein to guide. " Rise up, rise up, brother Dives, And go with us to see, A dismal place prepared in hell, From which thou canst not flee.
Page 337 - Eidophusikon was represented, was little more than six feet wide, and about eight feet in depth ; yet such was the painter's knowledge of effect and scientific arrangement, and the scenes which he described , were so completely illusive, that the space appeared to recede for many miles, and his horizon seemed as palpably distant from the eye, as the extreme termination of the view would appear in nature.
Page 249 - The Pleiads, Hyads, with the northern team; And great Orion's more refulgent beam; To which, around the axle of the sky, The Bear, revolving, points his golden eye, Still shines exalted on th' ethereal plain, Nor bathes his blazing forehead in the main.
Page 251 - Now, the broad shield complete, the artist crowned With his last hand, and poured the ocean round; In living silver seemed the waves to roll, And beat the buckler's verge, and bound the whole.
Page 274 - FIRST STEPS TO BOTANY, Intended as popular Illustrations of the Science, leading to its study as a branch of general education. By JL DRUMMOND, MD 4th Edit. 12mo. with numerous Woodcuts, 9s.
Page 125 - I request three favours of you; the first is, to grant a general amnesty to the Poles without any restriction, and that the serfs scattered in foreign countries may be regarded as free if they return to their homes; the second, that your majesty will proclaim yourself king of Poland, with a free constitution approaching...
Page 337 - Can such things be, And overcome us like a summer's cloud, Without our special wonder?
Page 553 - AN Abridgment of the HISTORY of ENGLAND, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Death of George II.

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