The London Quarterly Review, Volume 23

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Theodore Foster, 1820
 

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Page 311 - For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I am the LORD.
Page 305 - Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we : come on, let us deal wisely with them ; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land.
Page 308 - Let my people go, that they may serve me. For if thou refuse to let them go, and wilt hold them still, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon thy cattle which is in the field, upon the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, upon the oxen, and upon the sheep : there shall be a very grievous murrain...
Page 383 - It is clear, therefore, that with any view of making room for an unrestricted increase of population, emigration is perfectly inadequate ; but as a partial and temporary expedient, and with a view to the more general cultivation of the earth, and the wider extension of civilization, it seems to be both useful and proper...
Page 208 - ... the tomb, Consenting to thy doom ; Ere yet the white-robed Angel shone Upon the sealed stone. And when thou didst arise, thou didst not stand With Devastation in thy red right hand, Plaguing the guilty city's murtherous crew ; But thou didst haste to meet Thy mother's coming feet, And bear the words of peace unto the faithful few. Then calmly, slowly didst thou rise Into thy native skies, Thy human form dissolved on high In its own radiancy.
Page 580 - Thus never shall the indignities of time Approach their reverend graces unopposed ; Nor shall the elements be free to hurt Their fair proportions ; nor the blinder rage Of bigot zeal, madly to overturn...
Page 423 - ... but that of pleasing myself: and got the languages, by hunting after the stories in the several poets I read; rather than read the books to get the languages. I followed...
Page 406 - Bowles informs us that one of the essential qualities of a poet .' is to have an eye attentive to and familiar with (for so he strengthens his canons of criticism) every external appearance of nature, every change of season, every variation of light and shade, every rock, every tree, every leaf. every diversity of hue,* &c. ; we all know who the poet is that Mr Bowles so fondly describes 'Here, Pope,' he adds, 'from infirmities and from physical causes, was particularly deficient.
Page 208 - Pour'd through the host of heaven the charmed clouds along. One angel troop the strain began, Of all the race of man By simple shepherds heard alone, That soft Hosanna's tone. And when thou didst depart, no car of flame To bear thee hence in lambent radiance came; Nor visible angels...
Page 170 - To entertain our wish'd delay, The images which morning wears, The wakening charms of early day ! Now let me tread the meadow paths While glittering dew the ground illumes...

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