The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 58

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Tobias George Smollett
R[ichard]. Baldwin, at the Rose in Pater-noster-Row, 1784 - English literature
 

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Page 57 - What beast was't then That made you break this enterprise to me? When you durst do it, then you were a man; And, to be more than what you were, you would Be so much more the man. Nor time nor place Did then adhere, and yet you would make both: They have made themselves, and that their fitness now Does unmake you.
Page 451 - Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Page 93 - It is disposed in such a manner, that the manufacturer, who sits on her hams at this simple machine, knots it across with small plaited threads, at the distance of half an inch from each other. Though, by this method, it be not...
Page 13 - Omai, from being much caressed in England, lost sight of his original condition, and never considered in what manner his acquisitions, either of knowledge or of riches, would be estimated by his countrymen at his return ; which were the only things he could have to recommend him to them now more than before, and on which he could build either his future greatness or happiness.
Page 162 - ... the respect paid to the women. Here they are not only deprived of the privilege of eating with the men, but the best sorts of food are tabooed, or forbidden them.
Page 48 - John, the fifth Earl of Orrery, " in the name of all the Boyles, for the honour he had done to them, and to his own judgment, by placing the family in fuch a light as to give a fpirit of emulation to thofe who were hereafter to inherit the tide.
Page 167 - ... rank. The news of his death arrived at the village where Captain Cook was, just as he had left the king, and was walking slowly toward the shore.
Page 172 - But admitting this to be possible, it must at least be granted, that it would be madness to attempt to run from the Icy Cape to the known parts of Baffin's Bay (a distance of four hundred and twenty leagues), in so short a time as that passage can be supposed to continue open.
Page 162 - They appear to live in the utmost harmony and friendship with one another. The women, who had children, were remarkable for their tender and constant attention to them ; and the men would often lend .their assistance in those domestic offices, with a willingness that does credit to their feelings.
Page 166 - Kanee-kabareea, the mother of the boys, and one of the king's favourite wives, came after him, and, with many tears and entreaties, besought him not to go on board. At the same time, two chiefs, who came along with her, laid hold of him, and, insisting that he should go no farther, forced him to sit down.

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