Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 6

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D. Appleton, 1864 - English essays - 762 pages
 

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A Song of Triumph By W Sothebt Esq 677
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Speech of the Right Hon William Windham in the House of Commons May 26 1809
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Short Remarks on the State of Parties at the Close of the Year 1809
604
The History of Ireland By John ODriscol
610
Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan By Thomas
616
An Appeal from the Judgments of Great Britain respecting the United States of America
621
or the Humourists By Geoffrey Crayon Gent Author of
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A Portraiture of Quakerism as taken from a View of the Moral Education Discipline
643
Memoirs of the Private and Public Life of William Perm By Thomas Clarkson M A
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A Selection from the Public and Private Correspondence of ViceAdmiral Lord Colling
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Narrative of a Journey through the Upper Provinces of India from Calcutta to Bombay
666
Sketches of India Written by an Officer for FireSide Travellers at Home 674
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Letters from a late eminent Prelate to one of his Friends 683
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Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfield Earl of Charlemont Knight
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An Inquiry whether Crime and Misery are produced or prevented by our present Sys
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written by Himself Containing an Account of
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The Life of the Right Honourable John Philpot Curran late Master of the Rolls in Ire
717
Switzerland or a Journal of a Tour and Residence in that Country in the Years 1817
725
Rejected Addresses or the New Theatrum Poetarum
732
Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Sir James Mackintosh Edited by his Son
742
Notice of the Honourable Henry Erskine
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Page 313 - Would he were fatter ! But I fear him not : Yet if my name were liable to fear, I do not know the man I should avoid So soon as that spare Cassius. He reads much ; He is a great observer and he looks Quite through the deeds of men...
Page 341 - Thou's met me in an evil hour ; For I maun crush amang the stoure Thy slender stem. To spare thee now is past my pow'r, Thou bonie gem. Alas ! it's no thy neebor sweet, The bonie Lark, companion meet ! Bending thee 'mang the dewy weet ! Wi' spreckl'd breast, When upward-springing, blythe, to greet The purpling east.
Page 313 - This was the noblest Roman of them all : All the conspirators, save only he, Did that they did in envy of great Caesar; He only, in a general honest thought, And common good to all, made one of them. His life was gentle; and the elements So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, This was a man!
Page 353 - Our song and feast shall flow To the fame of your name, When the storm has ceased to blow, — When the fiery fight is heard no more, And the storm has ceased to blow.
Page 315 - Romeo ; and, when he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine, That all the world will be in love with night, And pay no worship to the garish sun.
Page 394 - When tides were neap, and, in the sultry day, Through the tall bounding mud-banks made their way, Which on each side rose swelling, and below The dark warm flood ran silently and slow; There anchoring, Peter chose from man to hide, There hang his head, and view the lazy tide In its hot slimy channel slowly glide...
Page 364 - IF thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moon-light; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray.
Page 314 - For honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but goes abreast: keep, then, the path; For emulation hath a thousand sons That one by one pursue: if you give way, Or hedge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an enter'd tide they all rush by And leave you hindmost...
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Page 377 - Come one, come all ! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I.

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