The Edinburgh Annual Register, Band 15

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Walter Scott
John Ballantyne and Company, 1824
 

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Seite 439 - Thebes's streets three thousand years ago, When the Memnonium was in all its glory, And time had .not begun to overthrow Those temples, palaces, and piles stupendous, Of which the very ruins are tremendous.
Seite 190 - That the influence of the Crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished:
Seite 125 - He ascended into heaven, He sitteth on the right hand of the Father, God almighty : from whence He shall come to judge the quick and the dead. At Whose coming all men shall rise again with their bodies : and shall give account for their own works. And they that have done good shall go into life everlasting : and they that have done evil into everlasting fire.
Seite 185 - Friends of the People, associated for the purpose of obtaining a Reform in Parliament.
Seite 218 - I have sent a stone from my sling which has smitten their Goliath in the forehead. I have fastened his name upon the gibbet, for reproach and ignominy, as long as it shall endure. — Take it down who can ! " One word of advice to Lord Byron before: I conclude.
Seite 208 - Whate'er he did was done with so much ease, In him alone 'twas natural to please : His motions all accompanied with grace ; And paradise was open'd in his face.
Seite 440 - We have, above ground, seen some strange mutations ; The Roman empire has begun and ended, New worlds have risen, we have lost old nations ; And countless kings have into dust been humbled, While not a fragment of thy flesh has crumbled.
Seite 52 - In proportion as society advances, these dreadful visitations become less frequent; and when, as happened here at the close of the last, and beginning of the present century...
Seite 115 - ... they did not feel the least of all the members of the community — their grief was in truth too deep for utterance — sorrow clung round their bosoms, weighed upon their tongues', stifled every sound...
Seite 120 - I have even avoided introducing the Deity as in Scripture (though Milton does, and not very wisely either), but have adopted his angel as sent to Cain instead, on purpose to avoid shocking any feelings on the subject by falling short of what all uninspired men must fall short in, viz., giving an adequate notion of the effect of the presence of Jehovah. The old Mysteries introduced him liberally enough, and all this is avoided in the new one.

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