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Page 173 - I believe his ' Dissertations on the Prophecies' is his great work." JOHNSON: " Why, Sir, it is Tom's great work ; but how far it is great, or how much of it is Tom's, are other questions. I fancy a considerable part of it was borrowed.
Page 286 - Peace to all such ! but were there one whose fires True genius kindles, and fair fame inspires; Blest with each talent and each art to please, And born to write, converse, and live with ease : Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk...
Page 429 - Hastings's trial in the Hall; after dinner, to the play; then to Lady Lucan's assembly; after that to Ranelagh, and returned to Mrs. Hobart's faro-table; gave a ball herself in the evening of that morning, into which she must have got a good way; and set out for Scotland the next day. Hercules could not have achieved a quarter of her labours in the same space of time.
Page 402 - France. I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry, and I can almost excuse his reverence for church establishments.
Page 209 - Nort'i moved in the House of Commons for leave to bring in a bill "for the better regulating the government of the Province of Massachusetts Bay.
Page 475 - ... the latter, and borrowed her title from the demon's book, which aimed at spreading the wrongs of men, she is excommunicated from the pale of my library. We have had enough of new systems, and the world a great deal too much, already.
Page xxvii - I am very exactly informed of your impertinent inquiries, and of the information you so busily sent to Richmond, and with what triumph and exultation it was received. I knew every particular of it the next day. Now, mark me> vagabond ! Keep to your pantomimes, or be assured you shall hear of it...
Page 472 - The Triumph of Flora, beginning at the fifty-ninth line, is most beautifully and enchantingly imagined; and the twelve verses that by miracle describe and comprehend the creation of the universe out of chaos, are in my opinion the most sublime passage in any author, or in any of the few languages with which I am acquainted.
Page 432 - Benevolence to the whole species, and want of feeling for every individual with whom the professors come in contact, form the character of the new philosophy.
Page xvi - England and mankind:" he asserts, " that all the great discoveries in physics, in metaphysics, in political science, are ours ; but no foreign nation, except France, has received them from us by direct communication: isolated in our situation, isolated by our manners, we found truth, but did not impart it...