Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged, Volume 108
Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths
R. Griffiths., 1825 - Periodicals
Editors: May 1749-Sept. 1803, Ralph Griffiths; Oct. 1803-Apr. 1825, G. E. Griffiths.
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Page 190 - Thus every good his native wilds impart, Imprints the patriot passion on his heart; And e'en those ills, that round his mansion rise, Enhance the bliss his scanty fund supplies. Dear is that shed to which his soul conforms, And dear that hill which lifts him to the storms; And as a child, when scaring sounds molest, Clings close and closer to the mother's breast, So the loud torrent, and the whirlwind's roar, But bind him to his native mountains more.
Page 322 - THE Church hath power to decree Rites or Ceremonies, and authority in Controversies of Faith : And yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written, neither may it so expound one place of Scripture, that it be repugnant to another. Wherefore, although the Church be a witness and a keeper of holy Writ, yet, as it ought not to decree any thing against the same, so besides the same ought it not to enforce any thing to be believed for necessity of Salvation.
Page 157 - Opera), the best farce (the Critic— it is only too good for a farce), and the best Address (Monologue on Garrick), and, to crown all, delivered the very best Oration (the famous Begum Speech) ever conceived or heard in this country.
Page 322 - And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is My body. And He took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it; for this is My blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.
Page 160 - Was this, then, the fate of that high-gifted man, The pride of the palace, the bower, and the hall, The orator — dramatist — minstrel,— who ran Through each mode of the lyre, and was master of all...
Page 52 - The amiable lieutenant lay mortally wounded, besides near forty of the inferior officers and crew killed and wounded — a melancholy demonstration of the uncertainty of human prospects and of the sad reverses of fortune which an hour can produce.
Page 84 - An Account of a particular Change of Structure in the Human Ovesium." Soon after these papers were read before the Royal Society, Dr. Baillie was elected a fellow. In the Transactions of the Society for the Improvement of Medical and Chirurgical Knowledge, there are papers written by Dr.
Page 310 - Mostra il bel petto le sue nevi ignude, Onde il foco d'amor si nutre e desta: Parte appar delle mamme acerbe e crude, Parte altrui ne ricopre invida vesta...
Page 34 - You would have almost laughed to see the spectres produced by both sides ; one would have thought that they had sent a searchwarrant for Members of Parliament into every hospital. Votes were brought down in flannels and blankets, till the floor of the House looked like the pool of Bethesda.