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Page 19 - The charm dissolves apace ; And as the morning steals upon the night, Melting the darkness, so their rising senses Begin to chase the ignorant fumes that mantle Their clearer reason.
Page 214 - The other way of retention is the power to revive again in our minds those ideas which after imprinting have disappeared, or have been as it were laid aside out of sight; and thus we do, when we conceive heat or light, yellow or sweet, the object being removed. This is memory, which is, as it were, the storehouse of our ideas.
Page 78 - That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom...
Page 150 - Expense of the Association incorporated for discountenancing Vice, and promoting the Knowledge and Practice of the Christian Religion...
Page 213 - So spake our father penitent : nor Eve Felt less remorse : they forthwith to the place Repairing, where He judg'd them, prostrate fell Before Him reverent ; and both confess'd Humbly their faults, and pardon begg'd ; with tears Watering the ground, and with their sighs the air Frequenting, sent from hearts contrite, in sign Of sorrow unfeign'd, and humiliation meek.
Page 109 - Midnight shout, and revelry, Tipsy dance, and Jollity. Braid your Locks with rosy Twine Dropping odours, dropping Wine. Rigour now is gone to bed, And Advice with scrupulous head, Strict Age, and sour Severity, With their grave Saws in slumber lie.
Page 150 - An attempt to prove the truth of Christianity from the wisdom displayed in its original establishment, and from the history of false and corrupted systems of religion.
Page 429 - He used to dwell on this lively part of youth with peculiar complacency, and we have heard him repeat a Drama, which he wrote for exhibition in their long Chamber, and other compositions, both of seriousness and drollery, with a zest, that the recollection of his enjoyment at the time never failed to revive in him. We fear however, that at this early age, his constitution received a shock, which was soon after aggravated by the death of his worthy patron. An imposthume formed on his lungs, and he...