The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

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W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1810

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Page 390 - twill impart Some pangs to view his happier lot : But let them pass Oh ! how my heart Would hate him if he loved thee not ! When late I saw thy favourite child, I thought my jealous heart would break ; But when the unconscious infant smiled, I kiss'd it for its mother's sake.
Page 346 - As to causation ; we may observe that the true idea of the human mind is to consider it as a system of different perceptions or different existences, which are linked together by the relation of cause and effect, and mutually produce, destroy, influence and modify each other.
Page 436 - Blessed be the LORD thy God, which delighted in thee to set thee on his throne, to be king for the LORD thy God: because thy God loved Israel, to establish them for ever, therefore made he thee king over them, to do judgment and justice.
Page 324 - Shakes off the dust, and rears his rev'rend head. Then sculpture and her sister-arts revive; Stones leap'd to form, and rocks began to live; With sweeter notes each rising temple rung; A Raphael painted, and a Vida sung! Immortal Vida! on whose honour'd brow The poet's bays and critic's ivy grow: Cremona now shall ever boast thy name, As next in place to Mantua, next in fame!
Page 140 - In close affinity, we sympathize In social arts, and kindred studies sweet ? Such distribution of himself to us Was Phoebus' choice ; thou hast thy gift, and I Mine also, and between us we receive, Father and son, the whole inspiring God...
Page 398 - ... through several characters, all conceived in an elevated spirit of dignity and beauty, with a lively expression of nature in all the parts. His heads were various the male were decided and grand ; the female, lovely : his figures resembled the antique the limbs were elegant and finely formed : his drapery was well understood ; either forming the figure into a mass with one or two deep folds only, or, by its adhesion and transparency, discovering the form of the figure, the lines of which...
Page 389 - s blest and 't will impart Some pangs to view his happier lot: But let them pass Oh ! how my heart Would hate him, if he loved thee not! " When late I saw thy favorite child I thought my jealous heart would break; But when...
Page 421 - I will venture to assert, that a just translation of any ancient poet in rhyme is impossible. No human ingenuity can be equal to the task of closing every couplet with sounds homotonous, expressing at the same time the full sense, and only the full sense, of his original. The translator's ingenuity, indeed, in this case becomes itself a snare ; and the readier he is at invention and expedient, the more likely he is to be betrayed into the widest departures from the guide whom he professes to follow.
Page 13 - Major Colborne then came into the room. He spoke most kindly to him, and then said to me, 'Anderson, remember you go to and tell him it is my request, and that I expect he will give Major Colborne a LieutenantColonelcy. - He has been long with me, - and I know him most worthy of it.
Page 349 - I am persuaded of, as to what concerns myself: and I believe whoever will look narrowly into his own thoughts and examine what he means by saying he sees this or that thing at a distance, will agree with me that what he sees only suggests to his understanding...

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