The Anti-Jacobin, Or, Weekly Examiner, Volume 2

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Page 526 - No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode (There they alike in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God.
Page 626 - If Vice appal thee, — if thou view with awe Insults that brave, and crimes that 'scape the law; — Yet may the specious bastard brood, which claim A spurious homage under Virtue's name, Sprung from that parent of ten thousand crimes, The New Philosophy of modern times, — Yet, these may rouse thee! — With unsparing hand, Oh, lash the vile impostures from the land! First, stern...
Page 428 - Matilda, whether in this dark abode, amidst toads and spiders, or in a royal palace, amidst the more loathsome reptiles of a Court, would be indifferent to me.
Page 329 - The present state of things is so essentially different from that in which instructions were given to the collectors to restrain vessels of the United States from sailing in an armed condition, that the principle on which those orders were issued has ceased to exist.
Page 447 - The meeting between Matilda and Cecilia, for example, in the first act of the "Rovers," and their sudden intimacy, has been censured as unnatural. Be it so. It is taken almost word for word from "Stella," a German (or professedly a German) piece now much in vogue, from which, also, the catastrophe of Mr. Higgins's play is in part borrowed, so far as relates to the agreement to which the ladies come, as the reader will see by and by, to share Casimere between them. The dinner scene is copied partly...
Page 429 - This faded form ! this pallid hue ! ; This blood my veins is clotting in, My years are many — They were few When first I enter'd at the U — — NIVERSITY of Gottingen — — NIVERSITY of Gottingen.
Page 636 - Couriers and Stars, Sedition's Evening Host, Thou Morning Chronicle, and Morning Post, Whether ye make the Rights of Man your theme, Your Country Libel, and your God blaspheme, Or dirt on private worth and virtue throw, Still blasphemous or blackguard, praise Lepaux ! ' And ye five other wandering Bards, that move In sweet accord of harmony and love, C dge and S — th — y, L — d, and L — b and Co. Tune all your mystic harps to praise Lepaux...
Page 430 - There first for thee my passion grew, Sweet! sweet Matilda Pottingen! Thou wast the daughter of my tu — tor, Law Professor at the U — — niversity of Gottingen — — niversity of Gottingen.
Page 419 - ... frequently inculcated by the German Dramas which I have had the good fortune to see ; being no other than 'the reciprocal duties of one or more husbands to one or more wives, and to the children who may happen to arise out of this complicated and endearing connection? The plot, indeed, is formed by the combination of the plots of two of the most popular of these plays (in the same way as Terence was wont to combine two stories of Menander's). The characters are such as the admirers of these plays...
Page 99 - CRIBBAGE mark th' amusing game — The Partners changing, but the SPORT the same. Else would the Gamester's anxious ardour cool, Dull every deal, and stagnant every pool. — Yet must one Man, with one unceasing Wife, Play the LONG RUBBER of connubial life. Yes ! human laws, and laws esteem'd...

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