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Стр. 443 - LIFE IN LONDON : or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq., and his Elegant Friend, Corinthian Tom.
Стр. 359 - Alarum'd by his sentinel, the wolf, Whose howl's his watch, thus with his stealthy pace. With Tarquin's ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost.
Стр. 299 - To bring a lover, a lady, and a rival into the fable ; to entangle them in contradictory obligations, perplex them with oppositions of interest, and harass them with violence of desires inconsistent with each other ; to make them meet in rapture, and part in agony ; to fill their mouths with hyperbolical joy and outrageous sorrow ; to distress them as nothing human ever was distressed ; to deliver them as nothing human ever was delivered ; is the business of a modern dramatist. For this, probability...
Стр. 323 - Poetry and the Drama. SELECT WORKS of the BRITISH POETS; with Biographical and Critical Prefaces by Dr. AIKIN ; with Supplement of more recent Selections by Leer AIKIN.
Стр. 108 - ON NATURAL PHILOSOPHY ; In which the Elements of that Science are familiarly explained, and adapted to the comprehension of Young Persons.
Стр. 87 - Sardanapalus on this spot Slew fifty thousand of his enemies. These are their sepulchres, and this his trophy.' I leave such things to conquerors; enough For me, if I can make my subjects feel The weight of human misery less, and glide Ungroaning to the tomb; I take no license Which I deny to them.
Стр. 62 - ... for the legal determination of the standard Yard, that which was employed by General Roy, in the measurement of a base on Hounslow Heath, as a foundation for the trigonometrical operations that have been carried on by the Ordnance throughout the country...
Стр. 25 - No one venerates the peerage more than I do ; but, my lords, I must say, that the peerage solicited me, not I the peerage. Nay more : I can say, and will say, that as a peer of Parliament, as Speaker of this right...
Стр. 25 - Does he not feel that it is as honourable to owe it to these, as to being the accident of an accident ? To all these noble lords, the language of the noble duke is as applicable and as insulting as it is to myself. But I do not fear to meet it single and alone.